April 3, 2015

CropWatch April 3, 2015

corn field
Producers in the On-Farm Research Network have been testing and comparing corn planting rates since 2010. See what they learned in five years of trials in this week's CropWatch. (Photo by Laura Thompson)

Soybean Production

Corn Production


Weed Management


Alfalfa Management

Farm Management

Market Journal

  • View segments on the widespread wheat injury in southwest Nebraska, the USDA Prospective Plantings Report and grain market analysis, and news from the poultry and hog industries.

Fertilizer Management

Extension & IANR

Amir Haghverdi


On this week's Market Journal Extension Western Nebraska Crops Specialist Bob Klein describes the wheat condition in southwest Nebraska — the worst winter injury he's seen in 50 years — and describes what caused it and next steps for growers. (See Klein's story in last week's CropWatch for information on how to estimate yield in these wheat fields and options left to growers.)