CropWatch Dec. 16, 2016
Thank you for making CropWatch one of your valued resources for crop production information in Nebraska. We appreciate your opinion and are inviting you to tell us what you value in CropWatch and what you would like to see more of in the future. Please take a few moments to complete the Reader Survey and consider entering the drawing for one of five prizes, including two registrations for January Crop Production Clinics.
- Jan. 5 Fremont Corn Expo Scouts Ag Horizon and Offers Answers. Economic outlook, soil fertility, ag technology, and creating a weather-resilient farm are among the topics.
- Is Nitrogen Fixation Oversold with Legume Cover Crops. See what factors affect the amount of fixed N.
- Managing Glyphosate- and ALS-Resistant Kochia in the Panhandle. Options for controlling resistant kochia in irrigated or dryland production systems.
- Who is Trading in the Futures Markets and Why it Matters - Part 1. This week's Cornhusker Economics looks at this topic, exploring the shift from mostly farmers and grain buyers looking to manage risk to a much broader section of investors, including speculators.
Sugar Beet Production
- Herbicide Resistance, Safety are Key Topics in Private Pesticide Applicator Training
- Nebraska Extension Training for Commercial, Noncommercial Pesticide Applicators
- On this week's Market Journal, view segments on changes in the Worker Protection Standard; how ag technologies can help corn and soybean growers, one of the topics being presented at the new Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 19-20; market analysis with Roy Smith; and the forecast for the coming week with Al Dutcher.
IANR & Extension
- Nebraska State Climate Office Quarterly Newsletter. It was just a year ago that the NSCO was launched in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources to focus on Nebraska weather and climate data and the development of information tools to aid decision making, particularly for agriculture. In this inaugural newsletter, the office shares all that they've been doing, a winter outlook, and a look at their statewide weather network. CropWatch is proud to be partnering with NSCO to bring even more weather data to our readers in spring 2017.
- Registration Open for Precision Ag Data Management Workshops. Learn how to clean up your field data and extract information you can use to make better informed decisions in 2017.