Nebraska Temperature/Precipitation Summary for Sept. 12-15

Station Summary for Temperature and Precipitation CLIMOD product: Multi-Station Summary Creation Time: 09/17/2014 10:59 CDT State: NE ...

Should You Add SCO Coverage to Your Crop Insurance For Wheat?

Choosing your crop insurance contract for 2015 just got more complicated with the addition of the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), a county-level insurance program available through the 2014...

Crop Insurance Deadline and the 2015 Projected Price For Wheat

As Nebraska wheat growers gear up to put their 2015 crop in the ground, it's time to look at crop insurance options for the coming year.  The price discovery period for insurance on wheat...

Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weeds and Challenges Ahead

Figure 1: Common waterhemp confirmed resistant to glyphosate and Raptor in a greenhouse study conducted at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Photo Credit: Debalin Sarangi). The...

Done Irrigating? Don’t Forget To Remove Your Soil Moisture Sensors

With most irrigation finished for the season and harvest fast approaching, this is a good time to pull  Watermark sensors and ET Gages and store them for the winter. Taking time now ensures...

Extension Crop Reports

Figure 1. Rainfall event on September 9 measured 3.75 inches at this location with reports up to 5.3 inches two miles south of Hooper.   Figure 2....

USDA: Nebraska Crop Conditions

For the week ending September 14, below normal temperatures coupled with rain in the east and light snow in western portions of the state slowed fieldwork activities, according to the USDA's...

Market Journal Looks at September Crop Report, Harvest Recommendations

View the full September 12 Market Journal episode or selected segments below. On this week's Market Journal grain analyst Jeff Peterson...

USDA Crop Production Report

Based on September 1 conditions, Nebraska's 2014 corn crop is forecast at 1.57 billion bushels, down 4% from last year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service....

Climate Change Report Release Kicks Off Heuermann Lectures Season

The 2014-15 Heuermann Lecture series will feature experts spanning a host of topics including climate change, animal biotechnology and agricultural communication. Heuermann Lectures are free...

Agronomy Friday Seminars Feature Range of Current Topics

Download & share the Seminar Series flyer .   Professor and Extension Weed Specialist Robert Wilson will kick off the UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Friday...

Ensuring Accurate Yield Monitor Data at Harvest

Figure 1. Yield data points collected during turning in headlands; points (in red) will contribute to yield estimate errors in the final yield maps. We're quickly approaching...

UNL CropWatch Sept. 12, 2014

Corn, soybean, and sorghum crops in eastern Nebraska moved closer to maturity this week. (Photos by Paul Jasa) Corn and Soybean Production Why Soybean Variety is...

How Low Did it Go?

Rain turned to snow Thursday night in these fields of sunflower (left) and proso millet northeast of Sidney (elevation of 4,000+ ft). (Photos by Karen DeBoer) The extent of...

Guidelines for Alfalfa Harvest During Winterization

Many alfalfa growers may be looking at good growth they'd like to harvest before winter without affecting the plant's natural winterization process and survival. During early fall, alfalfa...

After Weekend Cold, Look for Extended Warmer Temps

National Weather Service Frost Advisory for Saturday morning. Blue indicates frost advisory, tan indicates hazardous weather and green indicates flood advisory. Check for later updates at...

Frost/Freeze Effects on Corn and Soybean

My grandfather liked to say there was nothing wrong with Hooper, except that it had never made up its mind, alternately wanting to be Lubbock, Texas or Duluth, Minn. After a wet, late (in...

Potential Gains from Storing Dry Edible Beans

As dry edible beans set pods in the High Plains growing area (Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming) and harvest approaches, it is time to finalize marketing plans for this year's crop. A new study to...

Wheat Producers: 2015 SCO Deadline Sept. 30

Landowners and tenants with wheat ground who are interested in the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) commodity program and the new insurance Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) need to sign up for the...

Why Soybean Variety is Critical to Improving Farm Yield

Extension Educator Nathan Mueller talks with Market Journal host Jeff Wilkerson about the importance of selecting soybean varieties for pest management as well as yield improvement. ...
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