Field Research

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Amit Jhala discusses a project for control of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth in a field near Carleton, Nebraska.

2021 Herbicide-resistant Palmer Amaranth Management Field Day Featured Research and Demonstrations

August 18, 2021
The field day included demonstrations on best practices to reduce herbicide drift, study results on new herbicides to control Palmer amaranth in corn, and discussion on several other research projects.

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2021 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo

August 17, 2021
This new expo will help farmers prepare to grow alfalfa and winter wheat for the first time or fine-tune the skills of experienced growers.

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Hops plant

Hops Field Day Set for Aug. 21 in North Platte

August 9, 2021
During the 2021 Hops Field Day, participants will visit the WCREEC Hop Yard to see up-to-date progress, equipment and hear about the overall goals and future research regarding hops.

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2021 Weed Management Field Day project demo
Trey Stephens, agronomy master’s student, discusses a project of interaction of planting green and pre-emergence herbicides on weed control in soybean.

2021 Weed Management Field Day Presentations Available Online

August 5, 2021
Demonstrations included several projects for weed control in corn, soybean and sorghum that included efficacy, crop safety and comparison of new herbicides for weed control.

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Grain sorghum
A grain sorghum variety trial will be just one of the stops on the High Plains Ag Lab Field Tour Aug. 10.

2021 UNL High Plains Ag Lab Summer Crop Field Day Set for Aug. 10

August 5, 2021
During field tours at the High Plains Ag Lab, UNL researchers will discuss the latest results of their studies on dryland crops — in particular, sunflowers, proso millet and grain sorghum.

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Aerial view of research plots
A view of some of the research plots surrounding the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center, taken by a drone.

Panhandle Center Hosts Field Day Aug. 19

August 5, 2021
The 2021 event will highlight up-to-date research on dry beans, corn, sugarbeets and alternative crops, and include tours of crop research plots and a chance to see new ag technology.

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No-Till on the Plains field day poster

No-Till on the Plains to Host 25th Anniversary Celebration and Field Day

July 28, 2021
The final field day for No-Till on the Plains will be hosted at Rogers Memorial Farm in Lincoln, where several university classes conduct research on cover crops, fertilizer application rates and more. 

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The July 28 SCAL Field Day will focus on field trials and discussions on improved crop production and profitability.

See Latest Field Research at South Central Field Day July 28

July 13, 2021
Current field trials and topics focusing on improved crop production and profitability will be featured during the free field day at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory.

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