Field Research

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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Field day photo
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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Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center
The Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center will be one of several stops along the 2021 Annual Annual Technical Tours and Banquet in western Nebraska.

2021 Technical Tours to Feature UNL Wheat Center, Ogallala Water Sites

June 17, 2021
Hosted by the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Society, the tour will give participants a look at ongoing research in the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center.

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PARTT Plus seminar powerpoint
The Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour offers a glimpse into research projects currently being conducted at the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center as a virtual field day.

PARTT Plus Virtual Field Day Archived on Panhandle Center Website

March 31, 2021
The Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour offers a glimpse into research projects currently being conducted at the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center.

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Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Grant
Now in its third year of wheat research and variety trials, the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Grant conducts research for rainfed production in western Nebraska.

Wheat Update from the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center

August 29, 2017
Now in its third year of wheat research and variety trials, the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center near Grant conducts research on rainfed production in western Nebraska. While the 2017 trial was badly damaged by hail, this recap looks at yield trends from all three years.

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Field trial comparions of 7.5-inch and 30-inch row spacings
Figure 1. Left, 30-inch rows at 90,000 plants/ac; right, 7.5-inch rows at 120,000 plants/ac.

Field Studies: Replicated Comparisions vs Side-by-Side Comparisons

May 9, 2017
How to set up a basic research study on your farm to provide reliable results from replicated studies with random placement of treatments in each replication.

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