Degrees B.S. Agronomy (Soil Science focus), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2012 M.S. Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2014
Areas of Focus: On-farm research, ag technologies
Extension Interests: Co-coordinates the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network, through which innovative growers from across the state use on-farm research to address critical production, profitability, and sustainability questions.
As planting season begins, farmers often question if starter fertilizer is providing yield and economic benefits. This article reviews the two main reasons to use a starter and recommendations for a successful application.
The 2021 on-farm research growers will present results on numerous projects, including Xyway in-furrow fungicide, hydraulic downforce, starter fertilizer, nitrogen rate and timing, sensor-based fertigation and N management, Pivot Bio PROVEN and more.
Nebraska Extension research on growing cover crops to reduce nitrate leaching and improving soil resilience in Nebraska communities where groundwater nitrate concentration in municipal wells is rising.