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.
Second Nebraska Soil Health School Registration Open
April 19, 2023
Registration is due June 20 for the second Nebraska Soil Health School to be hosted June 27-28 at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center in North Platte.
Video Recordings from Eastern Nebraska Soil Health Conference Now Available
March 30, 2023
Topics of this year's soil health conference included diversified crop rotations, interseeding cover crops, livestock integration, and emerging soil health methods like new cover crop species, biochar and Kernza.
Pasture and Forage Minute: Cattle Compaction in Cropland, Pasture Soil Sampling
November 16, 2022
Extension educators address concerns about cropland compaction and reduced yields from grazing crop residues and taking soil samples in pastures and hay fields.
University to Host Soil Health Summit on Nov. 19
November 11, 2021
Numerous Husker faculty members will discuss biological, chemical, environmental and physical properties of soil, as well as conservation strategies and producer practices. Deadline to register for the free summit is Friday, Nov. 12.
Panhandle Soils/Nutrient Management Specialist Chairs Multi-state Soil Fertility Conference
October 26, 2021
Led by UNL assistant professor Bijesh Maharjan, the conference will feature presentations on fertilizer manufacture and outlook, biological nitrogen-fixing crop amendments, emerging chloride issues in closed watersheds and precision nutrient management.
Can Cover Crops Offset the Negative Impacts of Corn Silage?
April 28, 2021
UNL researchers discerned varied results from a study on reducing soil compaction and wind/water erosion on fields harvested for corn silage by planting cover crops.
Planting Green Questionnaire – Simple Analysis
February 18, 2021
New survey and sharing results from the 2020 survey of Midwestern agriculturalists when planting soybean and corn into green cover crops.