Sept. 19-26, 2014

CropWatch Sept. 19-26, 2014

loading out dry beans
Loading out dry beans from the combine during harvest this week in the Nebraska Panhandle. Nebraska ranks 1st in the nation in Great Northern bean production and third in overall dry bean production. See Extension Field Reports. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Climate Change

Wheat Production

Corn Production

Weed Management

Irrigation Management


Market Journal

  • Sept. 26 segments feature corn and soybean market analysis with Roy Smith, cornstalk grazing with Rick Rasby; soybean nitrogen use with Brian Krienke, late season soybean disease identification with Loren Giesler, and the forecast for the coming week with Al Dutcher. See
  • Sept. 19 segments include: John Wilson on soybean cyst nematode; Nebraska Director of Ag Director Greg Ibach on harvest safety; Tamra Jackson-Ziems on corn stalk rots; Al Dutcher with the week's forecast; and Mike Briggs on livestock production.

Crop Reports


  • New Extension Crop Publications. Cash Corn Price and Basis Patterns, Collecting Accurate Yield Monitor Data, Corn Soil-Water Extraction, Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybeans

Farm Safety

Recognize National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27 and check out these resources on Who's at Risk on the Farm? by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, located at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.