Chris Proctor - Weed Management Extension Educator

Chris Proctor

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Work Keim Hall (KEIM) 174
Lincoln NE 68583-0915
US
Work 402-472-5411 On campus, dial 2-5411

icon-academic-capEducation

  • BS, Washington State University, 2007
  • MS, Washington State University, 2009
  • Ph D, University of Nebraska, 2013

Faculty Bio
CropWatch Introduction
Nebraska Crop Management Conference

Figure 1. Planting an on-farm research study in southeast Nebraska (Photo by Laura Thompson)
Figure 1. Planting an on-farm research study in southeast Nebraska (Photo by Laura Thompson)

Farmers Sought for On-Farm Research Trials

April 6, 2018
The Nebraska On-Farm Research Network is seeking growers to conduct research trials. At this time they are particularly seeking on-farm researchers for a study of Commence seed treatment and one comparing yields from various CRM hybrids. Other studies are available or new ones can be customized to fit a grower's needs.

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Chart showing results of soybean row-spacing research

Results from 2017 Soybean Study and Insights for 2018 Planting

February 22, 2018
University researchers report results from studies conducted on herbicide tolerance trait, row spacing (15-inch vs. 30-inch), and soybean maturities (early vs. late) at three locations of the Soybean Management Field Days in summer 2017.

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Integrating Cover Crops into a Corn and Soybean Cropping System

January 8, 2018
An article from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics on recent research to understand the impact of planting dates, plant populations, and corn (Zea mays L.) hybrid comparative relative maturity (CRM) on corn growth, kernel moisture content, and corn yield prior to cover crops.

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Graph showing level of damage compared with date of dicamba application

Results of 2017 Survey on Nebraska Soybean Farmers’ Adoption of Xtend Technology and Off-Target Dicamba Movement

December 14, 2017
In summer 2017, 312 Nebraska farmers from 60 counties responded to a survey on their perception on dicamba use in Xtend soybeans. The survey asked about outcomes of applying dicamba in Xtend soybeans and perceived injury in non-Xtend soybeans.

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Dicamba injury
Figure 1. Dicamba injury to 40 acres of soybean near Geneva due to volatility/temperature inversion. (Photo by Amit Jhala)

Tell Us about Your Dicamba Use and Suspected Injury in Soybean

August 18, 2017
Nebraska Extension educators and specialists would like to hear from growers and agribusiness about their experiences with dicamba this season. Information can be shared via an online survey or by contacting them directly with the email provided.

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Soybean field pre-canopy
Figure 1. Soybean field at North Platte, weeks away from reaching full canopy. Photo taken 7/4/2017.

Soil-Residual Herbicide Options For “Slow-To-Canopy” Soybeans

July 7, 2017
Soil-residual herbicides are encouraged to enhance weed control options in slow-to-canopy soybeans reported across Nebraska.

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Flooded corn plants

Herbicide Considerations When Replanting

June 8, 2017
Due to May flooding from heavy spring rains, replanting of corn and soybean continues in eastern and southern Nebraska. Here are two factors to consider regarding herbicide use in replanting.

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Glyphosate-resistant marestail

Postemergence (Rescue) Herbicide Options for Control of Glyphosate-Resistant Marestail in Corn and Soybean

May 24, 2017
Several factors have contributed to delayed applications and marestail escapes this spring. Includes recommendations for timely postemergence control in corn and soybean.

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