CropWatch July 26, 2013 - Index of Articles
Edible yellow pea harvest underway in Banner County this week.
July 26-31, 2013
- Southern Rust Confirmed in Southern Nebraska; (and Other Corn Diseases). Southern rust has been confirmed in several counties in south central and southeast Nebraska. Disease incidence was low in these fields; however, warm temperatures and high humidity may promote development and spread of the disease. Scouting is recommended.
- Drought, Heat, and Potential Effects on Corn Pollination. Dry conditions may disrupt corn pollination in some dryland fields this year as plants struggled to silk. The issues this year will be with silking and silk timing.
- Managing Spider Mites in Corn and Soybean
Part 1: Identifying Damage and the Species Responsible
Part 2: Thresholds and Treatments
- Wheat Stem Sawfly and Alfalfa Weevil Numbers Up this Year
- Soybean Management Field Days August 13-16. SMFD returns August 13-16 with field demonstrations, research updates, and the latest recommendations to help you make profitable management decisions. Among the topics will be a discussion on the interdependence of the state's livestock and crop industries and how this base can be improved.
- FSA-Approved Counties for CRP Emergency Haying and Grazing
- Utilizing CRP for Grazing in Drought Conditions
- Edible Yellow Peas Yield 'Good' Despite Panhandle Drought
- NASS: 70% of Topsoil and 75% of Subsoil Moisture Short to Very Short
- The National Drought Monitor Extends Abnormally Dry/Drought Ratings to all of Nebraska. See UNL's DroughtResources website for update.
- Herbicide-Resistant Weed Field Days August 6-7. Learn now how to can counter this potentially devastating development.
- Cover Crop, Organic Farm Tour Aug. 17
- UNL Public Policy Specialist: Farm Bill Path Still Murky