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.
Through education and on-farm assessment, Nebraska landowners part of the Soil Health Initiative (SHI) are evaluating the effects of diverse cover crop mixtures on both soil properties and agronomic indicators of soil health.