2021 Pea Variety Trial Results Available Online
February 10, 2022
Pea variety trials were conducted at three dryland sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska — Box Butte County (19 varieties), Cheyenne County (19 varieties) and Perkins County (25 varieties) — plus two irrigated trials in Scottsbluff and Cheyenne County.
Winter Field Pea as a Fall-planted Broadleaf Crop for the Panhandle?
October 7, 2021
For the first time, winter field pea varieties are being tested in Nebraska as a winter crop, as it has the potential to increase a wheat-based dryland crop production system's sustainability, and economic viability of dryland farming in the Nebraska Panhandle and High Plains in general.
2020 Proso Millet Variety Trial Results Available Online
March 10, 2021
Results of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2020 variety trials for proso millet have been compiled and are now available on CropWatch.
2020 Pea Variety Trial Results Available Online
December 3, 2020
Pea variety trials were conducted at three sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska: Box Butte County near Alliance (28 varieties), Cheyenne County near Sidney (28 varieties), and Perkins County near Venango (33 varieties). Results are now available.
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.
Alternative Crops Program Investigates Growing Mint in Western Nebraska
March 24, 2020
Mint is not grown commercially in Nebraska on a large scale yet – there are less than 500 acres – but a project at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff is aimed at providing answers about whether farmers could grow it here and which varieties might grow best.
Main Factors Influencing Yellow Field Pea Protein Content in Nebraska
January 23, 2020
Yellow field peas (Pisum sativum L.) recently gained popularity across Nebraska due to their rotational benefits and increase in consumers' demand for plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products.
New Study Helping to Guide Future Nitrogen Management of Winter Wheat for Grain Yield, Protein, and Bread Quality
October 29, 2019
Preliminary results are in from the first year of a two-year study to evaluate how soil N levels affect protein in Nebraska wheat and to provide data to revise UNL fertility recommendations for dryland wheat.