September 27, 2013 - Index of Articles

CropWatch September 27, 2013 - Index of Articles

Wet field in the Panhandle

After months of drought some areas of the Panhandle have now received 6-9 inches of rain in the last three weeks. This week Extension specialists recommend how to compensate for the late planting date.

September 27, 2013

Wheat Production

Mature soybeansSoybean Production

Corn Production

Dry Bean Production

  • Why Direct Harvest Dry Edible Beans? In recent years more growers in the central High Plains have been moving toward a single-pass, direct harvest of dry edible beans instead of the conventional method of undercutting or rodding, windrowing, and then combining. UNL dry bean experts discuss the system and data from on-farm research trials. (Links to UNL Panhandle site)

Farm Management

  • Should You be Thinking Differently About Your Farm Taxes?  With the high farm profitability of the past four to five years, tax planning has taken on a new challenge for producers. Yesterday's tax strategies don't make sense for many of today's farm businesses. The executive director of Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. looks at changes to consider before the end of the tax year.

Market Journal

Crop Reports

IANR & Extension Programs

Field of dry beans before Scottsbluff Monument

With Scottsbluff National Monument in the background, a fog rises over the North Platte River early this week. The field of dry beans in the foreground has been cut and windrowed and is waiting to be combined.  (Photo by Gary Stone)