January 9, 2015
UNL CropWatch January 9, 2015
On this week's Market Journal Roy Smith discusses the grain market and strategies to plan when to sell last year's crop.
January 9, 2015
- Resistance Problems not Limited to Weeds, Insects. Most SCN-resistant soybeans share the same source of resistance, which can lead to SCN overcoming the technology. In these situations, crop rotation may be the answer..
- Farm Bill Frequently Asked Questions: Yield Update. Answers to producer questions on updating yields from recent Farm Bill meetings are answered.
- Ag Land Lease Considerations for 2015. This is one of several topics being presented at this month's Crop Production Clinics.
- January Farm Finance Clinics. Free, confidential clinics with an ag law attorney and ag financial counselor on farm and ranch issues.
- Crop Production Clinics Continue at Kearney (1/13), York (1/14), Beatrice (1/15); Atkinson (1/20); Norfolk (1/21); and Ithaca (UNL ARDC, 1/22)
- 2015 Dry Edible Bean Day Jan. 13 at Gering
- Reminder: Animal Scientist to Discuss Genetically Modified Animals at Jan. 13 Heuermann Lecture
- Farm Bill Computer Decision Aid Workshop Jan. 14
- Land Application (of Manure) Training in January, February
- Private Pesticide Safety Training Offered from UNL Extension
- Register now for Weed and Insect Resistance Workshops
- 2015 Sorghum Symposium Jan. 22 in Grand Island (PDF)
- National Ag Library Unveils User-Friendly Search Tool. Want to learn more about something you heard on the radio? This searches hundreds of thousands of published crop research reports.
- View segments on changing strategies for the corn market; research on controlling herbicide-resistant waterhemp; hog market analysis, calving; and the forecast for the next week
- State and National Crop Report. Nebraska corn harvest at 1.6 billion bushels; soybean harvest at 289 million bushels. See numbers for sorghum, alfalfa, proso millet, sunflower, sugarbeet and dry edible bean.
- Nebraska Grain & Hay Stocks Up From 2013. Corn up 3%; soybeans up 27%; wheat up 23%; and sorghum up 36%. Nebraska grain storage capacity at 2.08 billion bushels, up 41.8 million bushels since Dec. 1, 2013.