Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center

Eastern Nebraska wheat field that yielded more than 110 bu/ac.
Figure 1. High yields (more than 100 bushels per acre) were harvested in some eastern Nebraska winter wheat fields this year.

Recap of 2017 Eastern Nebraska Winter Wheat Crop August 31, 2017

While final USDA yield numbers aren't in yet, it looks like 2017 wheat yields could rival the 2016 yields in portions of eastern Nebraska, based on state variety trials and extension educator reports. See the breakdowns by district.

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Farm Progress Daily Wheat Interview
Farm Progress Daily Wheat Interview

Why Grow Winter Wheat in Eastern Nebraska? August 31, 2017

The winter wheat varieties planted in eastern Nebraska today can yield upward of 140 bu/ac under good management and weather. If you haven't planted wheat in several years, consider today's advanced genetics and these other benefits from integrating wheat into your rotation.

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Participants at the 2016 Soybean Clinic examining plant injury at various crop growth stages.
Figure 1. Participants at the 2016 Soybean Clinic examining plant injury at various crop growth stages.

August Corn and Soybean Production Clinics Offer Unique In-Field Learning August 10, 2017

Growers and agribusiness can examine crops (and crop injury) from early vegetative stages to maturity, discuss their findings with a team of crop and pest scientists, and learn the latest research and recommendations across a spectrum of production topics.

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Figure 1. Chris Proctor, Nebraska Extension weed science educator, presents considerations for interseeding cover crops in corn at one of the 2016 Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic. (Photos by Deloris Pittman)

4 Summer Clinics to Target Timely Crop Production Topics June 20, 2017

Get hands-on training on soil health, precision agriculture, soybean production and corn production at this year's Nebraska Extension Crop Management and Diagnostic Clinics. The four all-day learning events will include field demos and training, research updates, and opportunities to discuss topics with key experts.

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Christenson Bldg at Eastern Nebaska Research and Extension Center
A precision agriculture class looks up as an unmanned aerial vechicle captures the scene at the Christenson Building at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center.

New Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center Open House June 29 June 8, 2017

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC), representing 53 counties and multiple research and extension facilities, will be hosting its first open house Thursday, June 29 at the former ARDC near Mead.

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Field crop scout training in 2016
A mix of classroom and hands-on training offers beginning crop scouts opportunities to learn and test their understanding in this compact, one-day format.

Entry-Level Field Crop Scout Training May 10 April 21, 2017

Growers and industry representatives wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s Field Crop Scout Training May 10 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center, formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

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