Evaluation of Diverse Cover Crops Across Nebraska: Findings from Spring-planted Cover Crops in 2022
February 23, 2023
Results from 2022 variety trial research conducted on numerous cover crop species at five UNL research stations across Nebraska.
Fall 2022 Seed Guide Available
September 1, 2022
The 2022 Fall Seed Guide includes details on yield, protein, test weight, ratings for disease characteristics, location summaries and weather information from this year's winter wheat trials.
Wheat Stem Sawfly Emergence — Field Notes from Early June
June 7, 2021
Recent observations indicate very high populations of wheat stem sawfly in Nebraska wheat fields, with emergence not only from field edges but also deep within fallow fields. Documentation on infestations is encouraged for successful fall sawfly management.
With Transition to Panhandle, UNL Variety Testing Program Moves Beyond Winter Wheat
April 8, 2021
UNL's variety testing program is expanding research on numerous crops relevant to Nebraska crop producers and food processors.
2020 Corn Hybrid Trial Data Available
October 29, 2020
This year, the Nebraska State Variety Trial team resumed corn hybrid trials. These were planted at four rainfed sites (Saunders, Clay, Perkins, and Cheyenne counties) and two irrigated sites (Clay and Perkins counties).
Improving Nitrogen Management in Dryland Winter Wheat Production
September 3, 2020
Over the past two years of the study across multiple locations, we found that yield response to applied N rates was evident only in the wet year.
Spring Wheat Research in Western Nebraska
August 13, 2020
Many farmers view spring wheat as a rotational crop with a purpose to break the weed and pest cycles, build up the residue cover and increase yield of corn the following years.
Weed Control in Wheat Stubble Will Be Difficult This Year
June 13, 2022
With shorter and thinner wheat this year, weed emergence and growth will be accelerated, making it essential to closely watch for weed developments and spray at the proper time noted on the label to achieve maximum control.