B.S., Kansas State University, 1979, agronomy M.S., Kansas State University, 1981, agronomy Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1989, soil science
State Conservation Agronomist for Nebraska Natural Resource and Conservation Service since January 2005.
As State Agronomist I am responsible for maintaining the agronomic practice standards in the Field Office Technical Guide, Conservation Compliance, and providing training and guidance to field office staff on nutrient management, pest management, soil quality, and the soil erosion prediction tools (RUSLE2 & WEPS).
The answer to this question depends on several factors, including whether the variety is protected and federal cost-share funds were used to plant it. Depending on those answers, you may be able to sell it, but only after meeting several state regulatory requirements.
Corn is considered a cover crop species in Nebraska and can be planted into prevented planting acres and can be grazed or harvested for forage. See these NRCS recommendations for meeting guidelines when using corn as a cover crop.