Oct. 3-10, 2014

UNL CropWatch Oct. 3-10, 2014

Corn Harvest 2014
Corn harvest in southeast Nebraska. Corn was 7% complete as of
Monday, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service,
with soybean harvest at 6%. (Photo by Paul Jasa)

Harvest

Combining cornAvoiding Compaction at Harvest. 10 tips to avoid compaction of wet soils and how to use controlled wheel traffic to minimize compaction.

Corn Production

Ag Safety

  • Illustration of a grain bridge in a binSteps to Avoid Grain Bin Entrapment. Each year in Nebraska one to three people die from grain entrapment and many more put themselves in critical near-death situations. See steps to improve your safety and a video on how to install and use a lifeline harness.

Weather

Farm Management

Alfalfa Production

Market Journal

  • View video segments, including discussions on UNL cover crop research, drying and storing grain, Nebraska's dairy industry, a market analysis, and forecast.
  • View video segments, including analysis of USDA grain stocks report, current cattle and hog inventories, and how climate change is going to affect ag production right here in Nebraska. (Oct. 3)

Resources

Crop Reports