UNL CropWatch Feb. 19, 2016

UNL CropWatch Feb. 19, 2016

March and Spring 2016 Forecast maps
March (left) and March to May precipitation forecasts from the NOAA Climate Prediction Center.  Above normal precipitation is likely for all of Nebraska in March and for the western half from March through May.

Soybean Production


Grain Storage

  • Keep Stored Grain Cool and Dry to Extend Storage (2015). As temperatures fluctuate, run aeration fans periodically at night or during the cool part of the day to cool grain. For each 10-degree increase in grain temperature, the allowable storage time decreases by about half.

Insect Management

Alfalfa & Forage Production
Organic Production
Farm Management


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