Nebraska Extension Protocols
These protocols are designed by UNL faculty to answer questions for your farming operation.
Click on a topic below to view or print a PDF.
Cover Crop Management
Final year of this study - farmer compensation is provided in 2021! Soybean Management Practices - Yield Benchmarking
Variable Rate Planting: Protocols developed on an individual basis.
Soil Fertility Management
New for 2021! Pivot Bio PROVEN(R) at One Nitrogen Rate
New for 2021! Pivot Bio PROVEN(R) at Two Nitrogen Rates
New for 2021! Precision nitrogen management study options (with grower compensation) can be found here
New for 2021! Crop Yield Response to Sulfur Application
Pre-Plant Nitrogen Studies
Sidedress or Split-Application Nitrogen Studies
Irrigation Management Protocols
Traditional vs. 75% Irrigation Study (with hybrid and population options)
Industry Partnership Protocols
These protocols are designed in cooperation with industry to answer specific questions. For more details about each study, click on the links below.
Industry sponsored protocols for 2021 include starter fertilizer evaluation. Get in touch for more info.
Do you have a specific research topic in mind? We can design a protocol customized to your farming operation.
The following templates are Word Documents which can be downloaded and modified to fit your project.
For help setting up an on-farm research project, please contact us: