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


Sunlit corn -- Patrick Wright photo

As of Monday, 74% of the state's corn was rated good to excellent. Thirty-three percent was at silking, near the 5-year average of 32%. Soybeans were 72% good to excellent with 55% of the crop blooming, well ahead of 40% for the 5-year average. (Photo by Patrick Wright)

White mold in soybean

Soybean Production

Wheat Production

Storm Damage

Insect and Disease Management

Crop Reports

Alfalfa field showing potato leafhopper damage
  • Field Reports from Extension. Wheat harvest is about to begin in the Panhandle and insects and diseases are generally staying at low levels.

Market Journal

  • Segments from this week's Market Journal cover timely weed control after wheat harvest, managing spray drift, planting forages into wheat stubble, and the current grain market.

IANR & Extension Programs

Upcoming Events

2014-07-29Dawson County Fairgrounds
2014-08-12Various Statewide Locations

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.