CropWatch January 9, 2015
On this week's Market Journal Roy Smith discusses the grain market and strategies to plan when to sell last year's crop.
January 9, 2015
- Resistance Problems not Limited to Weeds, Insects. Most SCN-resistant soybeans share the same source of resistance, which can lead to SCN overcoming the technology. In these situations, crop rotation may be the answer..
- Farm Bill Frequently Asked Questions: Yield Update. Answers to producer questions on updating yields from recent Farm Bill meetings are answered.
- Ag Land Lease Considerations for 2015. This is one of several topics being presented at this month's Crop Production Clinics.
- January Farm Finance Clinics. Free, confidential clinics with an ag law attorney and ag financial counselor on farm and ranch issues.
- Crop Production Clinics Continue at Kearney (1/13), York (1/14), Beatrice (1/15); Atkinson (1/20); Norfolk (1/21); and Ithaca (UNL ARDC, 1/22)
- 2015 Dry Edible Bean Day Jan. 13 at Gering
- Reminder: Animal Scientist to Discuss Genetically Modified Animals at Jan. 13 Heuermann Lecture
- Farm Bill Computer Decision Aid Workshop Jan. 14
- Land Application (of Manure) Training in January, February
- Private Pesticide Safety Training Offered from UNL Extension
- Register now for Weed and Insect Resistance Workshops
- 2015 Sorghum Symposium Jan. 22 in Grand Island (PDF)
- National Ag Library Unveils User-Friendly Search Tool. Want to learn more about something you heard on the radio? This searches hundreds of thousands of published crop research reports.
- View segments on changing strategies for the corn market; research on controlling herbicide-resistant waterhemp; hog market analysis, calving; and the forecast for the next week
- State and National Crop Report. Nebraska corn harvest at 1.6 billion bushels; soybean harvest at 289 million bushels. See numbers for sorghum, alfalfa, proso millet, sunflower, sugarbeet and dry edible bean.
- Nebraska Grain & Hay Stocks Up From 2013. Corn up 3%; soybeans up 27%; wheat up 23%; and sorghum up 36%. Nebraska grain storage capacity at 2.08 billion bushels, up 41.8 million bushels since Dec. 1, 2013.