Joe Luck - Extension Precision Agriculture Engineer

Joe Luck

faculty
Work Chase Hall (CHA) 204
Lincoln NE 68583-0726
US
Work 402-472-1488 On campus, dial 2-1488

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Twitter: @joeluck_unl

In-season nitrogen (UAN) is applied to corn in an on-farm research study. For fields with suspected nitrogen loss, on-farm research is a great way to evaluate in-season N rates and recommendation approaches. (Photo by Richard Ferguson)
In-season nitrogen (UAN) is applied to corn in an on-farm research study. For fields with suspected nitrogen loss, on-farm research is a great way to evaluate in-season N rates and recommendation approaches. (Photo by Richard Ferguson)

Does Your Corn Need Added Nitrogen? On-farm Research can Help Evaluate That

June 21, 2019
Knowing how much nitrogen (N) to apply to corn is challenging, especially in wet years, but on-farm research can help evaluate your N program to get the answers This article looks at several times of N trials conducted by other growers and invites you to learn how to set up your own trial yet this season.

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Using Your Precision Ag Data for Faster Reporting to USDA FSA

June 19, 2019
For the next few weeks (ending July 15), producers in 19 Nebraska counties can report their planted acres to FSA electronically using precision ag data they may have collected during planting season.

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Layout of data-intensive prescription research conducted in Saunders County
Layout of data-intensive prescription research conducted in Saunders County

Soybean Seeding Rates

April 18, 2019
Research from Nebraska farmers and Midwest universities suggests seeding rates for soybeans can often be decreased without affecting yield. These decreases could save growers $10 an acre in seed costs.

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Attendees at the 2019 Fremont Corn Expo, like those shown here at the 2018 event, will learn the latest information on marketing, production and pest management in corn for east-central Nebraska.
Attendees at the 2019 Fremont Corn Expo, like those shown here at the 2018 event, will learn the latest information on marketing, production and pest management in corn for east-central Nebraska.

Fremont Corn Expo Jan. 3

December 10, 2018
Eastern Nebraska corn growers can sharpen their marketing, production, and pest management strategies at the 2019 Fremont Corn Expo January 3 in Fremont.

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Yield monitor
Yield monitor

Importance of Yield Monitor Calibrations for Accurate Yield Data Collection

September 28, 2018
To ensure you're getting the most accurate results from your yield monitor, consider these tips for calibrating the mass flow sensor.

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Yield monitor map
Learn how to clean up your field data and extract information you can use to make better informed decisions in 2017.

Registration Open for Precision Ag Data Management Workshops

December 15, 2016
The 2017 Nebraska Extension Precision Ag Data Management Workshops offer hands-on data analysis instruction on applying variable rate technologies to improve crop production efficiency and on-farm economics.

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Nebraska Extension Soils Educator Brian Krienke teaching a workshop segment
Brian Krienke, Nebraska Extension soils extension educator, conducts a training session during the 2016 Precision Ag Data Management Workshop, a hands-on learning opportunity to help farmers extract more value from their ag data.

Precision Ag Data Management Workshops: Extract Value from your Data

November 11, 2016
Learn how to extract more information from your precision agriculture data at the 2017 Nebraska Extension Precision Ag Data Management Workshops in January and February. The workshops consist of presentations and hands-on exercises using Ag Leader SMS software, Microsoft Excel, and USDA Management Zone Analyst. It's geared toward producers, crop consultants, retailers, and other agricultural professionals.

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Two methods for varying clean grain elevator flow for yield monitor calibration
Two methods for varying clean grain elevator flow for yield monitor calibration

In-Field Tips for Collecting Accurate Yield Monitor Data for Harvest 2016

September 27, 2016
Recommendations for calibrating your yield monitor to ensure accurate readings this harvest season.

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