Gary Zoubek - Emeritus Extension Educator
This report synthesizes the results of seven on-farm research studies of using Torque™, a seed or furrow-applied growth promoter, in Nebraska between 2010 and 2015.
A review of 10 years of soybean research shows that reducing your seeding rate from 150,000 to 120,000 seeds/acre can result in a $10.69/acre savings without affecting yield (assuming a $60/unit seed cost at 140,000 seeds/unit).
According to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, one in four jobs in Nebraska is related to agriculture. This signifies the importance of agriculture to Nebraska’s overall economy.