August 31, 2012: Index of Stories

CropWatch August 31, 2012: Index of Stories

Black dust following combine in dryland corn    

Fungi  Leading
to Dusty Harvest

What's causing the black, "sooty" clouds following combines this harvest? Microscopic spores from a common plant fungus that grew to abundance after recent rains. More

Wheat Seed Treatments
Can Deter Diseases

Applying seed treatments this fall can help you minimize your disease threat and maximize your yield potential. The initial cost more than pays for itself. More

  Wheat common bunt

August 31, 2012

Wheat Production

Corn Production

Harvest & Grain Storage

Alfalfa Production

IANR & Extension Programs and Resources


USDA is forecasting 2012 net farm income at $122.2 billion, a 3.7% increase from last year. Tina Barrett, executive director of the Nebraska Farm Business, Inc., talks about how drought relates to the projected income.