Seven Experiential Learning Fellows in a USDA-funded program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln spent their summer 2017 working with scientists, reviewing and conducting research, and developing Extension education to convey research findings to growers for field application. This article describes the program and links to their articles on timely topics from cover crops to soil management.
How do different tillage systems affect CO2 and what factors contribute to fluxes? These were the questions addressed by students and agronomists studying long-term tillage and no-till plots in eastern Nebraska.
Can a residue from sugarbeet processing in western Nebraska be used to increase soil carbon? Researchers share the first year of data examining the effects on soil carbon and soil physical properties from using high-C char.
Recent improvements in forage yield and nutritive value of indiangrass, along with its wide range of adaptation should increase its use in bioenergy and forage production, conservation practices, and reclamation projects in the central Great Plains. This study tested five seeding rates with two varieties — 'Oto' and 'NE 54' — and the effects on dry matter production
If you're planning to use the new RUP dicamba products in 2018, you may have some questions. A new set of Frequently Ask Questions answers some of the most common questions posed to Nebraska Extension in recent weeks.
There's still time to register for the Nebraska Crop Management Conference to be held Jan. 24-25 in Kearney. With 27 presentations and pesticide applicator training, it's a great way to hit the ground running for the 2018 crop season!