CropWatch March 3, 2017
Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economics
- You Can Postpone Phosphorus, Potassium, and Sulfur Fertilizer Applications When ... University studies indicate you could save as much as $52/acre by delaying applications of P, K or S if soil tests are above critical levels.
- Improving Soybean Profitability: Managing SCN. In Nebraska trials growers realized an average six-bushel-per-acre soybean yield increase after taking no-cost steps to manage soybean cyst nematode.
- Finding Win-Win Opportunities for Manure. Replacing commercial fertilizer with manure may reduce input costs and can help build soil health.
- Skip-Row Corn Provides Improved Drought Tolerance in Dryland Corn. Learn how skip-row can safeguard yields in dryland conditions, whatever the summer brings.
- Recommendations for Implementing and Fertilizing Skip-Row Corn
- Giving Your Farm a Financial Tune-Up. Four steps to help assure your farm operation is in good running condition.
- Ag Refinancing Options. What to consider when your bank suggests writing a new operating note with additional collateral.
- Find more stories at Strenghthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy
- Projected Corn and Soybean Prices for 2017 Crop Insurance plus volatility factors. March 15 is the crop insurance deadline.
- Farmers Have One Month to Decide Whether to Stay in Syngenta Litigation
- Q&A on the IRS Portability Rule — this week's Cornhusker Economics
- View segments from this week's Market Journal: Market analysis of corn and soybean prices; a look at Nebraska's leading economic indicator; soybean seed treatments; cow-calf management; and the weather forecast for next week.
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