Wheat Varieties

Wheat variety trials
Winter wheat variety trials are conducted across the state to evaluate yield, protein, and weight of different varieties under different conditions.

2018 Nebraska Variety Testing Summary and Fall Seed Guide

August 30, 2018
This summary looks at lessons learned from the 2018 wheat variety trials (some sites garnered excellent yields) and how to use data from multiple trials to aid seed selection for the 2019 crop.

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Dr. P. Stephen Baenziger speaking at a wheat variety trial field day at the High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney in 2018.
Dr. P. Stephen Baenziger speaking at a wheat variety trial field day at the High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney in 2018.

Update on Wheat Varieties for Nebraska: 2018 was an Unusual Year

August 29, 2018
Results from the 2018 wheat variety trials show performance leaders in each of four districts across the state.

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A wheat field. Links to full article.

View 2018 Nebraska Winter Wheat Variety Test Results

August 21, 2018
The 2018 Nebraska Winter Wheat Variety Trial results are now available online and include data from 14 sites on variety, brand, grain yield, moisture percent, and bushel weight.

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Winter wheat variety Ruth

Top Performers by Region in 2017 Wheat Trials

August 28, 2017
The winter wheat varieties Ruth and WB-Grain were consistent top-field performers across all rainfed regions in the 2017 variety trials. Other varieties performed particularly well in individual regions. View top performers from each area and learn more about Ruth, a new variety.

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