Robert Tigner - Agricultural Systems Economist Educator

Robert Tigner

faculty
Work
402 West State Farm Rd North Platte NE 69101-7751
US
Work 308-696-6734 On campus, dial 7-6734

icon-academic-capEducation

  • BS, Iowa State University , 1984
  • MS, University of WI-Platteville, 1995

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Tillage effects on corn yield during abnormally cool and wet years in the semi-arid Great Plains, Crop Managment
  • Decide NOW Smart phone grain marketing app, March 2017
  • 2015 Crop Production Cost Control, Crop Production Clinics Proceedings 2015, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2015
  • Monthly Nebraska-Iowa Dairy Budgets

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • Decide NOW, Ne Corn Board, July 2015

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Omtvedt Innovation Extension Award, 2015
  • Farm and Ranch Management Poster national runnerup, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2012

Wheat Condition and Soil Moisture Reports

April 8, 2016

This week the National Drought Monitor rated almost 25% of Nebraska as "abnormally dry," a major change from 0% since Jan. 1. Most of the affected area was along the southern tier of Nebraska counties.

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Nutrient Levels, Fertility, and the Price Squeeze

March 30, 2016

Current economic conditions are a challenge for crop producers to earn profits from corn, soybean, winter wheat, and milo production. Following is a discussion around how to make nutrient decisions this year. Robert Tigner is an Extension Educator focusing on agricultural economic issues.

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