July 19, 2013 - Index of Articles

UNL CropWatch July 19, 2013 - Index of Articles

 Combining wheat

Wheat harvest at a UNL research farm in eastern Nebraska where a low cutting height is being used as part of a study.  (Photo by Paul Jasa)

July 19, 2013

Irrigation Management

Pest Management

Two-spotted spider mite

  • Avoid Insurance Applications of Insecticides in Corn and Soybeans. Banks grass mites have recently been reported in central and western Nebraska and two-spotted spider mites are in Gage County. Control options should consider the value of natural predators.
  • Hail and Fungicides Update (Iowa State University). If your crop was recently damaged by hail, a fungicide treatment may help protect wounded plants from fungal diseases and potential yield loss.

Weather

Alfalfa & Hay Production

Market Journal

Map of counties with SCNIANR & Extension Programs

Field Reports

Market Journal Feature Video

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