March 11, 2016

CropWatch March 11, 2016

Lateral move irrigation system
Irrigation water management specialist Amir Haghverdi inspects one of the nozzles on the new, precision, variable-rate linear irrigation system.

Farm Management

  • Nebraska farmland value dropped an average 4% to $3,135 per acresince Feb. 1, 2015, according to preliminary results from the UNL Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey.  Rental rates dropped 2%-10% across Nebraska. Decreases in land values ranged from -1% in the northeast and east to -10% in south central Nebraska.

Ag Climate

Soybean Production

Irrigation Management
Wheat Production
  • Wheat rusts were reported this week in Texas, Louisianna, Arkansas and Okalahoma. Reports mapped at USDA Cereal Rust.
Pest Management
Wheat Production Field Pea Production
Grain Sorghum Production
Alfalfa and Forage Production
On-Farm Research
AgNews