July 12, 2013 - Index of Articles

CropWatch July 12, 2013 - Index of Articles

Field of mature wheat

Field of mature wheat at UNL's Rogers Memorial Farm just east of Lincoln. As of Monday, USDA NASS estimated that 30% of the crop was ripe and 12% had been harvested. (Photo by Nick Manes)

July 12, 2013

Corn Production

Wheat Production

Soybean Production

  • Soybean aphidThe Soybean Aphid Season Has Begun. While reports in Nebraska have been limited, with warmer temperatures, populations can quickly build and scouting is recommended, particularly in northeast Nebraska.
  • Scouting for and Managing Soybean Aphids. Entomologists describe two methods -- conventional and speed scouting.  Try the UNL soybean aphid speed scouting app for help in assessing your threat level.
  • Using SoyWater.unl.edu to Schedule Timely Irrigations. SoyWater can help you determine how much water your field needs and when it needs it, eliminating unnecessary irrigation events. It's now being used by 800 growers and consultants.

Japanese beetle

Insect Management

Pest Management

Irrigation Management

Farm Management

Market Journal

Crop Reports

IANR & Extension Programs