Crops for the Future

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 Virtual Wheat Varieties Tour
Are you not sure which wheat varieties are best suited to your part of the state? We have compiled a list of varieties we feel are best suited for your part of the state, linked to photos and characteristics of each.

Wheat Variety Tours are held every summer throughout Nebraska to allow wheat growers to see, compare, and learn about the many winter wheat varieties available to them. Growers get an early glimpse of new experimental lines.

Visit this web page for more information on Wheat Varieties.

Information related to farm land leasing agreements, reports, and land market information
Please visit this web page for items relating to farm land leasing agreements, reports and land market informationa. These items are available at the following site: Nebraska Farm Real Estate

2011 Spring Seed Guide
Spring Seed Guide

2010 Custom Rates
2010 Custom Rates Part 1
2010 Custom Rates Part 2
 

Sheep and Goats
Sheep and Goat Budgets
 

Livestock and Range

 

Corn Harvest 2014
Corn harvest in southeast Nebraska. Corn was 7% complete as of Monday, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, with soybean harvest at 6%. (Photo by Paul Jasa)
Oct. 3-10, 2014

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Harvest

Corn Production

Ag Safety

  • Illustration of a grain bridge in a binSteps to Avoid Grain Bin Entrapment. Each year in Nebraska one to three people die from grain entrapment and many more put themselves in critical near-death situations. See steps to improve your safety and a video on how to install and use a lifeline harness.

Weather

Farm Management

Alfalfa Production

Market Journal

  • View video segments, including discussions on UNL cover crop research, drying and storing grain, Nebraska's dairy industry, a market analysis, and forecast.New article
  • View video segments, including analysis of USDA grain stocks report, current cattle and hog inventories, and how climate change is going to affect ag production right here in Nebraska. (Oct. 3)

Resources

Crop Reports

Upcoming Events

2014-12-01Loup City Community Center
2014-12-01Knights of Columbus Hall - Hartington
2014-12-01Dawson County Extension
2014-12-01Bloomfield Community Center
2014-12-01Buffalo County Extension Office

Making A Difference

 

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Extension Webcasts

Market Journal logoMarket Journal
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.

BYF logo Backyard Farmer
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT). 

Ag Almanac logo Ag Almanac
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.
 

 

 

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