UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Aug. 13

UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Aug. 13

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab Field Day, scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 13, will highlight UNL research on dryland crops, especially sunflowers, proso millet and grain sorghum.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. at the HPAL machine shop. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Indoor and outdoor sessions will tentatively include these topics:

  • Crop marketing
  • Disease management
  • Wheat research
  • Proso millet variety trial
  • Dryland soybean variety trial
  • Grain sorghum variety trial
  • Grain sorghum fertility and row spacing
  • Corn population research
  • Corn hybrid trial

The field day will conclude with an ice cream social. The High Plains Ag Lab is located at 3257 RD 109, Sidney. To get to the office, take U.S. 385 to the Huntsman Elevator (6 miles north of Sidney or 7 miles south of Gurley), then drive about 2 miles west, then ½ mile north. The shop is about one-half mile east of the office. For questions, call or email Cody Creech at 308-632-1266 or ccreech2@unl.edu.