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Wheat Harvest Update

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Clay County farmers have just started harvesting in earnest, according to Jim Spector, manager at Farmway Coop in Clay Center. Yields range from 40 to 60 bushels per acre for the most part; test weights average 60 to 61 pounds per bushel and protein ranges from 10 to 11. Spector says farmers expect an above average harvest, and the elevator ... Read More »

Washington County Harvest Report

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River Valley Extension Agent Todd Whitney reported harvest in Washington County is moving a bit slower due to green stems and a record amount of double crops. Whitney reported that there has been a minimal amount of Sorghum harvested due to a large amount of green leaves. With the exception of double crop, soybean harvest is approximately 80% complete with ... Read More »

Marshall County Crop Report

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Mike Vogt, Marshall County Extension Agent, reports that the harvest has progressed nicely over the past week. In his crop report Vogt estimates that in Marshall County Soy Bean Harvest is approximately 60% complete with most yields running between 45 and 60 bushels per acre. Corn harvest is estimated to be approximately 50% complete with most yields between 110 and ... Read More »

Nebraska Farmland Prices Double

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Nebraska farmland prices have officially doubled since 2005. The average land value of land in Eastern Nebraska with center-pivot irrigation was 4,625 dollars per acre. The highest land value in Nebraska was also located in the eastern part of the state and brought 6,175 dollars per acre. The survey predicts a 15 percent to 25 percent jump in rental rates ... Read More »

Harvest Moves North Finally

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It’s been right at a week since the area wheat harvest got underway. A check of the harvest progress in the Beloit and eastern half of Mitchell County areas shows producers have been cutting, but only those with fields south of a line east and west starting about 5-miles south of Beloit. Those with fields north of that line took ... Read More »

SCC Continuing Education Sponsoring Bus Trip

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What better way to experience springtime in Nebraska than to take a bus trip to see two of the state’s most beautiful nursery and garden areas. Southeast Community College’s Continuing Education Center is sponsoring its Spring Garden Tour with a bus trip to Omaha to visit Mulhall’s Landscaping, Nursery and Garden Center, and Lauritzen Gardens. The trip takes place Saturday, ... Read More »