Variety Testing

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Fall 2022 Seed Guide Available

September 1, 2022
The 2022 Fall Seed Guide includes details on yield, protein, test weight, ratings for disease characteristics, location summaries and weather information from this year's winter wheat trials.

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Attendees tour the wheat variety plots at the 2019 High Plains Ag Lab June field day. (CropWatch file photo)

2022 UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Set for June 22

June 13, 2022
This year's HPAL Field Day will feature UNL research and varieties of peas, winter and spring wheat, and barley.

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Field peas
The plot tours will be conducted at three sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska, featuring numerous varieties of green and yellow peas from Meridian Seeds, Pulse USA, ProGene Plant Research, Valesco Genetics and ND Crop Improvement. (CropWatch file photo)

UNL Field Pea Variety Trial Field Days Scheduled for June 20-22 in Grant, Sidney

June 8, 2022
The plot tours will feature numerous varieties of green and yellow peas from Meridian Seeds, Pulse USA, ProGene Plant Research, Valesco Genetics and ND Crop Improvement.

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Wheat Variety Trial Field Tours Across Nebraska in June

April 19, 2022
The UNL Performance Testing program will sponsor wheat variety trial field tours in eight locations from Jefferson to Banner counties in June.

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2021 Pea Variety Trial Results Available Online

February 10, 2022
Pea variety trials were conducted at three dryland sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska — Box Butte County (19 varieties), Cheyenne County (19 varieties) and Perkins County (25 varieties) — plus two irrigated trials in Scottsbluff and Cheyenne County.

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Dry bean field collage
Dry Bean Breeding Specialist Carlos Urrea and his crew worked both outside and indoors to carry out variety trials in 2021. (Left photo) Barbara Pieper (foreground), Aymslee Mathis and Karrisa Neal, summer interns, at work in the greenhouse scouting and clipping young bean plants. (Right photo) Urrea checks variety plots at the Mitchell Ag Lab in mid-summer 2021.

2021 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Trial Results Available

January 6, 2022
Results of the 2021 variety trials for dry edible beans conducted by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center are now available on CropWatch.

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Wheat Variety App

UNL Researchers Debut New Interactive Wheat Variety App

November 16, 2021
The new Wheat Variety App brings interactivity to UNL's annual variety testing results, enabling viewers to filter the data and build a custom, printable report — all in one easy-to-use online tool.

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2019 HPAL field day
Attendees tour the wheat variety plots at the 2019 High Plains Ag Lab June field day.

High Plains Ag Lab Field Day June 15 will be Face-to-Face, and Include Anniversary Celebration

May 27, 2021
The High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) June Field Day and 50th (+1) Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June 15 will showcase current research at HPAL and recognize the past half-century of service to agriculture in the region.

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