Loading out dry beans during harvest this week.
Loading out dry beans from the combine during harvest this week in the Nebraska Panhandle. Nebraska ranks 1st in the nation in Great Northern bean production and third in overall dry bean production. See Extension Field Reports. (Photo by Gary Stone)


  • Climate Change Focus of Sept. 25 Heuermann Lecture. "Nebraskans will face many challenges as a result of climate change," said Don Wilhite, who will lead a panel discussion on the topic at the first lecture in the 2014-2015 series. Learn how and where these challenges will create opportunities to adapt and create greater resilience moving forward. (Attend in person or on-line.)

Wheat Production

Corn Production

  • 2014 Forecasted Corn Yields Based on Sept. 12 Hybrid-Maize Model Simulations. Median forecasted yields at 25 irrigated and dryland sites have changed little since the Aug. 30 forecast and are still predicted to be above average at most of the 25 Corn Belt sites studied.  At this point in the season, the authors expect these forecasts to be very indicative except in areas with a high

Weed Management

Irrigation Management


Farm Safety

National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 21-27.  Check back for daily updates this week on Who's at Risk on the Farm?, a series by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, located at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

  • Toddlers.  Creating a farm-friendly, segregated play environment may be one means of keeping your youngest family members safe.

Market Journal

  • Sept. 19 segments include: John Wilson on soybean cyst nematode; Nebraska Director of Ag Director Greg Ibach on harvest safety; Tamra Jackson-Ziems on corn stalk rots; Al Dutcher with the week's forecast; and Mike Briggs on livestock production.

Crop Reports


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Market Journal

Television for Ag Business Decisions
Timely stories for crop and livestock producers on markets, risk management, ag policies, and more.

Ag Almanac

Ag Radio Features
Tune in to these on-line audio clips for information for farm, ranch, and home.