September 28 - Oct. 5, 2012 - Index of Stories

CropWatch September 28 - Oct. 5, 2012 - Index of Stories

Skip row corn, Keith County   

Crop & Field Updates

By Sunday corn and soybean harvest were about half way done and about 65% of the winter wheat had been planted. See Extension reports from across the state as well as USDA condition reports and the final 2012 small grain production report.

Cover Crops Offer
Multiple Benefits

Cover crops can help improve the soil, improve soil structure, fix nitrogen, feed the soil biological life, and help manage soil moisture. Seed mixtures are one of the best ways to ensure success.  More

  Cover crops

September 28 – October 5, 2012

Corn Production


Wheat Production

On-Farm Research

Crop Updates

Agriculture's Future

  • Land-Grant Universities a Great Success Over 150 Years, But Face New Challenges. Recently AddedIn a lively discussion at the Sept. 28 Heuermann Lecture, four former secretaries of agriculture discussed the challenges of agriculture amid a bright future and the significant role that land-grant universities will play in fulfilling the food needs of a growing world population. In one exchange, Dan Glickman, former secretary during the Clinton years, said that if the movie "The Graduate" were made today, the one-word career advice to Benjamin Braddock would be "agriculture."

Grain Storage

Weed Management

IANR & Extension Programs and Resources