CropWatch June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015
- Working Toward Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Corn in the Central Platte NRD. A UNL soil scientist reviews 25 years of data on grower practices and nitrogen use and looks toward the next steps in improving nitrogen use efficiency and reducing nitrogen groundwater contamination.
- Corn Nematode Sampling. In sandy soils, sample now. Check out these tips for submitting quality soil samples to get the most accurate analysis.
- Tips for Applying Soil Residual Herbicides after Corn Emergence. Had trouble getting into the field? These 2014 recommendations still apply.
- Scout for Stalk Borers in Corn. Scouting should be underway in the southern tier of Nebraska
- Wheat Disease Update. From western to eastern Nebraska, researcher notes damage from a wide range of diseases to flooding.
Flood, Hail & Storm Damage
- See the June 5 CropWatch for links to timely articles.
Weather & Climate
- Extension Crops Report June 8-12
- UNL Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic Report
- USDA: Soybean Planting 83% Done; Corn, 97%
IANR & Extension
- Market Journal Takes a Closer Look at Winter Wheat Issues, the grain markets, corn nematode sampling, corn exports to Japan, ARC & PLC signup, and the forecast for the coming week.
- Deadline June 15 for 2015 LEAD Applications. Read how one McCook alum grew personally and professionally from her LEAD experience.
- West Central Crops and Water Field Day June 23 at North Platte
- Weed Management Field Day July 1 at Clay Center