September 7, 2012 - Index of Articles

UNL CropWatch September 7, 2012 - Index of Articles

Deer damage in corn  

Guess Who's Coming
to Dinner

When uninvited guests drop into your fields for a meal, correct identification of the culprit is the first step to management. Learn how to differentiate wildlife field damage to better target your control measures.  More

Model: No-Till Performs Well in Climate Change

With predicted climate warming and CO2 increases, no-till production can offer some solace and yield protection in the drier Central Great Plains, according to recent findings of the Agricultural Research Service.  More

  Colorado weather station

Sept. 7, 2012

delayed wheat planting chartWheat Production

Corn Production

Grain Storage

  • Grain Storage Management to Minimize Mold and Mycotoxins (PDF). If you suspect you might have aflatoxin in your corn, have your crop insurance company representative take samples, especially in the more stressed spots of each field to screen for the presence of aflatoxin. If found, have quantitative tests run on your samples to determine the parts per billion of aflatoxin before binning your grain! Learn more tips for drying and storage grain to reduce problems this season in this capture of a Powerpoint presentation.

Drought

  • See UNL's DroughtResources.unl.edu for information for the farm, ranch and home. At 70.5% Nebraska now has the largest area of exceptional drought of any state, up from 23% last week.

Alfalfa & Forage Production

Dry Bean Production

Research

Mike JohannsIANR & Extension Programs and Resources

On this week's Market Journal Richard Bartek, Nebraska Soybean Board district three director, discusses how the Soy Transportation Coalition is working to ensure that U.S. and Nebraska soybeans can easily reach intended destinations.