On-Farm Research

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Farmer Focus: Nebraska Producers Evaluate Practices to Increase Soybean Yield, Profit Through the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network

April 21, 2022
Nebraska farmers highlight their results from a three-year on-farm research study that evaluated a suite of management practices to increase soybean yield and profitability.

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Photo by Carlos Pires

Farmers Invited to Participate in Multi-State On-Farm Research Survey

April 21, 2022
Three Midwestern universities are conducting a multi-state assessment of farmers’ approaches to on-farm research, including its importance and willingness to participate.

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Photo courtesy Kevin Kudera

Farmer Focus: Nebraska Growers Put Pivot Bio to the Test Via On-Farm Research Studies

April 7, 2022
This first installment of Nebraska On-Farm Research's new series highlights research done by two Nebraska farm families and a crop consultant on Pivot Bio products.

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Soil seedbank trays

Expanding the Integrated Weed Management Toolbox: Winter Cover Crop Impacts on Weed Dynamics in Eastern and Central Nebraska

April 4, 2022
Results of a 2021 UNL study to determine cover crop impacts on weed suppression through analysis of the soil seedbank.

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Julie Batie-Louden and Don Batie
Julie Batie-Louden and her father, Don Batie.

Optimize Your Operation’s Efficiency with On-farm Research

March 31, 2022
There’s still time to sign up for a 2022 on-farm research study to learn the tools and techniques that will make your farm operation more efficient and profitable.

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On-farm research book

Nebraska On-Farm Research 2021 Results Available Now

March 24, 2022
This free, downloadable guide contains the results from more than 80 on-farm research studies conducted on Nebraska farms in 2021.

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Batie family on the farm

From Data to Decisions: The Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Helps Farmers Find Answers

February 4, 2022
In 2021, over 100 Nebraska On-Farm Research Network projects were conducted on cover crops, row spacing, planting population, starter fertilizer, drones, sensors and models for nitrogen management, and variable-rate seeding technology.

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Dry edible beans

2022 Dry Edible Bean Day Set for Feb. 8 at Gering Civic Center, Zoom Option

January 27, 2022
The 2022 program will feature information on dry bean revenue insurance, irrigation water outlook and discussion of on-farm research with UNL specialists, with in-person and virtual attendance options.

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