Field Research

Expo attendees listen to speaker
Producers and agronomists listen to a seminar during the 2022 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo in Crete.

2023 Southeast Nebraska Alfalfa and Wheat Expo Set for Aug. 24

August 17, 2023
This year's expo will feature seminars and research updates on the UNL wheat breeding program, wheat fungicide seed treatments, alfalfa variety selection, alfalfa aphids and weevils, and more.

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Software equipment in implement
Producers, industry representatives and researchers are invited to attend the field day in North Platte, which will feature the latest technologies and practices in agriculture.

West Central to Host 19th Annual Water and Crops Field Day

August 4, 2023
This free field day will feature producer and industry panels on covers crops and USDA's Climate Smart Initiatives, as well as field tours and demos on irrigation sensing tools, cover crops, western bean cutworm and drones in pesticide application.

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Jackson Stansell in field
Founder of Sentinel Fertigation, Jackson Stansell is the keynote speaker at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory (SCAL) field day set for Tuesday, Aug. 1.

See Latest Field Research at South Central Ag Lab Field Day Aug. 1

July 24, 2023
The 2023 SCAL Field Day is free to attend and will feature presentations on fertigation, nutrient and irrigation technology, and new research and strategies on controlling disease, insects and weeds in corn and soybean.

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Producer analyzing fertigation system
Beginning July 31, the Sunset Seminar series will give producers across the state a chance to see the results of image-based nitrogen management research conducted by Nebraska farmers in 2023.

Sunset Seminars to Explore Capabilities and Impacts of Image-based Nitrogen Management

July 13, 2023
Free to attend, the Sunset Seminars will provide growers and agronomists a look at results from several Nebraska producers who have trialed Sentinel Fertigation's new N-Time™ software this growing season.

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Farmers in field
Farmers participate in a wheat variety field day at the university’s High Plains Agricultural Lab in Sidney in 2022. (Photo by Chabella Guzman)

Husker Wheat Research Focuses on Partnerships, Interdisciplinary Collaboration

July 5, 2023
University of Nebraska personnel across all ag-related disciplines are continuing a rich, successful tradition of collaboration with Nebraska wheat growers to bolster crop productivity and enhance disease resistance.

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Zambia research team members Kamfwa and Hamabwe

UNL Bean Breeder Collaborates on Bean Project in Zambia

June 15, 2023
UNL's Carlos Urrea has been assisting with ongoing research efforts to develop dry bean resistance to the bruchid beetle — a storage pest of dry beans — for growers in southern Africa.

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Combine and soybean field

Nebraska Growers Help Estimate Field Variability in Soybean Protein and Oil Content

June 14, 2023
First-year results of a cooperative, multi-state research project aimed at helping growers achieve soybean yields with higher protein and oil content.

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Riley Hackbart using soil probe

Collaborative Soil Health Gap Research Effort in Nebraska

May 30, 2023
A photo gallery highlighting recent field research by USDA NRCS and UNL scientists and researchers for the Soil Health Gap (SHG) project.

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