CropWatch May 30, 2014
Crop photos from eastern Nebraska, May 28, 2014
(Source: Market Journal)
June 4, 2014
- CropWatch and Market Journal will feature information on assessing storm damage and determining best management options this week. Also see
- UNL EC126: Evaluating Hail Damage to Corn
- UNL EC128: Evaluating Hail Damage to Soybeans
- UNL EC129: Evaluating Hail Damage to Grain Sorghum
May 30, 2014
- Soil Residual Herbicide Options after Soybean Emergence. If you didn't get your pre-emergence on earlier in soybean, see what options are still available.
- Start Scouting for Common Stalk Borer in Corn. Growers in southeast Nebraska and in counties bordering Kansas should begin scouting for common stalk borers.
- UNL Researchers Among Those Identifying Key Pieces to Corn Yield Puzzle
- Wheat Disease Update. With recent rains, diseases are increasing. Scouting is recommended now to stay ahead of outbreaks.
- Wheat Plot Tour June 12 near Wilber
- Western Nebraska Wheat Variety Tours this June
- 5 Things to Know to Avoid Herbicide Drift. Remember to use larger spray droplets with low pressure and apply herbicides only when wind speed is low.
Crop & Farm Reports
- Extension Crop Reports and Field Visits (+ Photos): With warmer temperatures, corn is recovering from mid-May freezes.
- Corn, Soybean Planting Nearly Done; Winter Wheat Jointing
- Nebraska Farm Numbers Decline
- May 30 Videos
- Stephen Wegulo on wheat disease problems
- Robert Wright on insect scouting in corn and soybeans
- Tamra Jackson-Ziems on corn seedling diseases
- Al Dutcher with the week's forecast
Ag Almanac Audio
- Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Drones with Wayne Woldt, UNL Extension Specialist and Head of the NUAIR Program.
IANR & Extension Programs
- Nebraska Manure Demonstration Day July 29 in Lexington
- Czech Water Engineer to Talk on Water Flow in Soils June 2
- UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day is June 19