Saurav Das - Research Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
The Soil Health Exchange is a new discussion forum, designed to give producers and ag stakeholders an avenue for direct communication with some of Nebraska's leading soil health experts for help with their soil health concerns, interpreting test reports and more.
September 27, 2023
The Soil Health Exchange is a new online forum where producers and ag stakeholders can engage with a team of soil health experts to discuss production issues and ideas, get assistance with understanding test results, and more.
This graph demonstrates the increase in crop yield over time at the Knorr-Holden plot, which has been continuously planted with corn since 1912, and treated with beef cattle manure since 1942. (Graph courtesy UNL Water)
March 17, 2023
UNL researchers share their results after 77 years of applying manure to soil at the Knorr-Holden plot, the oldest experimental irrigated corn plot in North America.
September 29, 2022
UNL researchers have developed the Cropland Reference Ecological Unit and Soil Health Gap concept to offer a method of describing the true soil health potential of land.
April 12, 2022
The Soil Health Gap concept can assist producers in estimating differences of soil health under varying management practices that may have accumulated since cultivation began.
February 17, 2022
Results of a Nebraska Healthy Soils Task Force survey that analyzed growers' motivation and challenges in cover crop, nutrient and other soil health management practices across the state.
September 3, 2020
Over the past two years of the study across multiple locations, we found that yield response to applied N rates was evident only in the wet year.