April 6, 2012: Index of Stories

CropWatch April 6, 2012: Index of Stories

Nebraska wheat field

What appears to be a healthy stand of winter wheat had several diseases just starting to develop.  Much of the state is drying and would benefit from timely rains for wheat and alfalfa.  Planting has been limited across the state.

April 6-13, 2012

Wheat Production

Crop Reports


Corn Production

ALfalfa weevil  Alfalfa & Forage Production

April temperature forecastIrrigation Management

  • Irrigators:  Save Water When you Have it to Save. Reservoirs in the North Platte River Basin are near or at capacity, but could draw down considerably this summer if we don't see more rain or more snowmelt from the Rockies.  Forecast maps indicate above normal temperatures for April for Nebraska.

Farm Management

Market Journal Segments


Rural Update