Nebraska On-Farm Research Network

Working with Nebraska's producers for 26 years to address critical production, profitability, and natural resources questions.

Save the Date - Results Update Meetings Scheduled for February 2017

2015 Growing Season Research Results Book is now Available!

Click here to go to results home page to view and download a pdf copy!


ILeVO Seed Treatment Shows Promise for Sudden Death Syndrome

In 2015, three farmers working with the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network evaluated ILeVO®, a Bayer Crop Science seed treatment. While this product has shown promise for addressing SDS, there are no clear guidelines to determine at what point a field will see enough response to ILeVO® to justify treatment.

The objectives of this study were

      1. to evaluate if the seed treatment ILeVO® provided additional benefit beyond that currently provided by variety selection and
      2. to determine if ILeVO® provided adequate control of SDS in early planted soybeans. Read more...

    Project SENSE 2015 Results Summary
    Project SENSE is a special effort focused on using crop canopy sensors to direct in-season nitrogen application in corn. This 2-page document provides an introduction to Project SENSE and a summary of research results from year 1.

    Project SENSE Introductory Video

    Watch this video to learn more about this Nebraska On-Farm Research Network project focused on improving the efficiency of nitrogen fertilizer use through crop canopy sensors. 

    On-Farm Research App Puts Resources At Your Fingertips

    2015onfarm"Accessing resources from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network is now available at your fingertips - in the field, in the tractor or truck, or wherever you want to use the research app.  The research app was launched in April 2015 is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. Learn more and download the app.

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