April 24, 2015

CropWatch April 24, 2015

late April alfalfa field
With good moisture and some sun this week alfalfa was progressing nicely in this field northwest of Waverly.  (Photo by Michael Rethwisch)

Soil thermometerPlanting

Corn Production

Wheat Production

  • On this week's Ag Almanac (audio) Extension Entomologist Jeff Bradshaw discusses potential insect problems in western Nebraska winter wheat, already hit hard by winter injury and winter kill.

Weed Management

Alfalfa Production

alfalfa weevil


  • Sprayer Performance: Testing for Consistent Coverage. This week Farm Industry News showcases UNL research on how issues with spray boom set-up and monitoring can contribute to sprayer errors. The research was conducted by Shane Forney, graduate student in the UNL Department of Biological Systems Engineering, and Joe Luck, UNL extension precision agriculture engineer.


Pesticide Management

IANR/Extension News & Programs

Crop Reports