Getting Started with On-Farm Research
Online Grower's Guide
This interactive, online magazine provides comprehensive information for those considering on-farm research. The "Grower's Guide to On-Farm Research" was designed to be used in conjunction with the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network. It provides a overview of what growers can expect, including: irrigation, nitrogen management in corn production, corn population and cover crops.view grower's guide
On-Farm Research is sponsored by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in partnership with the Nebraska Corn Growers Association and the Nebraska Corn Board.
Nebraska Extension Protocols
These protocols are designed by UNL faculty to answer questions that are of critical importance to your farming operation.
Click on a topic below to view or print a PDF.
3-year Rye Cover Crop Study (for sloping or sandy soil)
Crop Management - Population
Variable Rate Planting: Protocols developed on an individual basis.
Nitrogen Management - Pre-Plant Studies
Nitrogen Management - Sidedress Studies
2017 Featured Study - Nitrogen Decision Management Tools
Do you use a nitrogen decision model to determine your N rate? Are you interested a research project about your recommendation strategy? More sidedress N management protocols and opportunities coming soon!
Irrigation Management Protocols
Traditional vs. 75% Irrigation Study (with hybrid and population options)
Industry Partnership Protocols
These protocols are designed in cooperation with industry to answer specific questions. For more details about each study, click on the links below.