Nebraska On-Farm Research Network
On-Farm Research NetworkWorking with producers to address critical production, profitability, and natural resources questions.
October 15, 2020
Using aerial imagery, a non-destructive and easy-to apply method, we are able to gain insight into cover crop biomass production across an entire field, which would not be possible with traditional, boots-on-the-ground biomass sampling.
October 15, 2020
Through education and on-farm assessment, Nebraska landowners part of the Soil Health Initiative (SHI) are evaluating the effects of diverse cover crop mixtures on both soil properties and agronomic indicators of soil health.
September 1, 2020
Are you interested in how agriculture technologies can improve nitrogen management on your farm? Nebraska Extension received a $1.2 million grant which connects corn and wheat producers across Nebraska with access to cutting-edge technologies through on-farm research.
April 9, 2020
New for the 2020 growing season, Nebraska Extension presents “Streaming On-Farm Research,” a series of short live webinars for farmers and ag professionals. These events will occur weekly, on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Sessions will be 30 minutes, featuring 15 minutes of presentation, and 15 minutes of Q&A.
April 7, 2020
Results from the 2019 studies, as well as from studies from previous years, are now available online.
On-Farm Research Calendar
On Farm Research Results
Increase yield 1-6 bu/acre & value $11-15/acre
Become a member of the on-farm research network
(Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment)
Project SENSE encourages adoption of in-season nitrogen (N) application for corn. This practice increases nitrogen use efficiency (NUE), and reduces nitrate loss to groundwater.
On-Farm Research App
Create field treatment strips, develop a research study map and track
research on your own fields.
Available on iPhone, iPad & Android