On-Farm Research App Puts Resources at Your Fingertips
April 17, 2015
Accessing resources from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network is now available at your fingertips - in the field, in the tractor or truck, or wherever you want to use the research app. The research app was launched in April 2015 is available for iPhone, iPad and Android
Seeking Two Farm-Cooperators for Cover Crop Study
August 23, 2016
This 3-year on-farm research project will be evaluating the influence of a winter rye cover crop on water erosion and soil health in sloping and sandy soils.
Starter Fertilizer: When is it Warranted?
April 12, 2017
As you evaluate the cost of inputs, consider this: Only focusing on expenses without subsequent income changes is misleading. The most profitable plan uses the most profitable inputs. Is a starter fertilizer one of those inputs? The authors look at university and grower research under various conditions to see when a starter fertilizer offers economic benefits.
Making Data-Driven Decisions on Soybean Inoculation
April 6, 2017
Farmers, agronomists, and researchers provide three steps to deciding whether to inoculate soybeans this spring.
10 Years of Research Shows Benefit of Reducing Soybean Seeding Rates
March 30, 2017
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).
Increase Profitability with On-Farm Research
March 16, 2017
Jerry Mulliken discusses what he's learned from conducting more than 30 research studies on his farm near Nickerson, Nebraska. On-farm research provides meaningful information specific to a farm's soils, farming practices, and local conditions, allowing growers to make management decisions with confidence. Learn more from a farmer's perspective in this article and video.