Dec. 12, 2014

UNL CropWatch Dec. 12, 2014

CropWatch Survey

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Dec. 12-17, 2014

Farm Management

Climate

  • Nebraska Ag Climate Update for December. After a fall of record lows, record highs, and extremely wet soils now moving to abnormally dry soils, what lies ahead for Nebraska? Check out the fall record and forecast maps.

Market Journal

  • View segments on the market response to the December crop report, farm bill choices, 2014 Soybean Day, crop sensing technology for soybeans, and the forecast for the next week.

Crop Report

  • Dry Edible Bean Production up 38% from 2013. Dry edible bean production in Nebraska is forecast at 3.8 million cwt for 2014, up 38% from last year. Nebraska ranks first in the nation in great northern bean production and third in overall dry edible bean area planted, area harvested, and overall production.

Ag News Links

  • UNL Water for Food Seminar to Explore Sensing for Crop-Water Productivity. Wim G.M. Bastiaanssen, professor of global water accounting for UNESCO-IHE and professor of civil engineering and geosciences at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, will discuss using remote sensing data to analyze important water management problems and drive agricultural decision-making. The seminar will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday Dec. 15 on UNL's East Campus.
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