Crops for the Future

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Farm Market Reports

Cedar County Private Pesticide Training Session
Tuesday, March 3, 1:00 pm at Knight of Columbus Hall, Hartington
Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEP) are required for individuals applying a restricted use pesticide (RUP) for the purpose of producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented by him/her or his/her employer.
NE District 2015 Pesticide Training Dates Brochure 
For a list of all private training locations by county, look online at:
Private Locations
For a contact list of commercial/noncommercial training locations, look online at: Commercial Locations



2015 Chemigation Training Schedule
Chemigation - applying agrichemicals to cropland using an irrigation system to distribute both the water and chemical.  Please contact the county Extension Office inwhich the training is being held to preregister.  An online course is also available for those recertifying.


Farm Cash Rental Rates and Land Values
2015 Nebraska Cash Rental Rates
2015 Nebraska Farmland Values
from Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Development 2014-2015
For the complete Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market report click
here.
Interview with Jim Jansen covering the highlights of 2014 Nebraska Farmland Values  (*mp3)

 

You can also visit the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service for a Nebraska map with cash rental rates for non-irrigated & irrigated cropland and pasture by clicking here.  


Cornhusker Economics (March 2013)
Land Value & Cash Rental Rates Continue to Climb


Cash Farm Lease  (revised 2011)  
Crop-Share Farm Lease  (revised 2011)  
Pasture Lease  (revised 2011)   
Farm Building & Livestock Facility Lease
Livestock Rental Lease
 
For more information about these and other leases, visit http://AgLease101.org
 

2014 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part 1
2014 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates - Part 2

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into two parts. Part 1 includes the spring and summer operations such as planting and small grains harvest, and Part 2 includes information about fall and miscellaneous operations.

Adjusting Farm Custom Rates & Grain Storage Rental Rates for 2011

Grain Storage Costs & Rental Rates

Flood Resources for Crops & Cropland

Land Owners & Managers Update
DVD provides practical information and strategies to help land owners, managers, and farm operators understand the recent trends in land values, rental rates, family relations, contracts, and flexible cash leasing. For more information or to order your DVD click here.
 


 

Arrested ear development in corn, soybeans at flowering, soybean defoliation
(L) Northern corn leaf blight may necessitate early fungicide application, but be alert to what could cause ear damage; (M) soybean field in Lancaster County planted before May rains is now at flowering; (R) insects in this east central Nebraska field caused up to 10% defoliation.

July 2, 2015

Corn Production

Soybean Production

Cover Crops

Alfalfa & Forage Production

Crop & Soil Moisture Reports

IANR & Extension

On-Farm Research

Farm operators and industry representatives interested in evaluating the performance of in-fields applications of fungicides, micronutrients and growth promotors in corn and soybean production can contact the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network to learn how this can be done using their own equipment or by aerial application. Contact Nebraska Extension Educators, Laura Thompson at laura.thompson@unl.edu, Nathan Mueller at nathan.mueller@unl.edu or Keith Glewen at kglewen1@unl.edu.  Information is also available at cropwatch.unl.edu/farmresearch

 

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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