June 3 & 10, 2011 List of Articles

CropWatch June 3 & 10, 2011 List of Articles

Flooded field in SE Nebraska 

Flood Resources

Flooding continues along the Missouri River in eastern Nebraska and along the Platte River in western Nebraska. For more on flooding preparations or recovery, see stories in this week's CropWatch listed below or see the UNL Flood website.

Wheat Stripe Rust

A disease survey of wheat fields from the Panhandle to eastern Nebraska found several small outbreaks of wheat stripe rust. Growers with young wheat fields should be scouting for rust and prepared to treat.  See more on when to treat for rust and available fungicides in this week's story.

 Photo - wheat stripe rust

June 3-10, 2011

Wheat Production

Crop Production

Flooding

Irrigation Management

Alfalfa & Forage Management

Insect Management

Weed Management

Crop Reports

Research

On this Week's Market Journal

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Dipak Santra, UNL extension alternative crops specialist, discusses his research to find the best oilseed crop suited to growing conditions in Nebraska's Panhandle -- a crop that is the best balance between winter hardiness for fall-seeded crops and one able to handle moisture stress on spring-seeded crops. Hear more topics at Market Journal.

 

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Steve Young, UNL extension weed ecologist at the West Central Research and Extension Center, is initiating research on the use of cameras to apply micro doses of herbicides to weed seedlings in real time. Hear more topics at Market Journal.