One University team is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska, while another is looking at how to improve sorghum yields to make it a more sustainable source for biofuel 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!
An agronomy professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the effects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice. The stress of high nighttime temperatures can lead to severe losses in crop yield and quality. Researchers from Arkansas State University and Kansas State University will be collaborating on the project.
The effects of corn residue utilization on yield, crop water use, and the soil resource will be the focus of a seminar Friday, March 3, in Lincoln. Marty Schmer, research agronomist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, will present the program hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture.