UNL High Plains Ag Lab Research Update Jan. 27
January 20, 2015
The latest results from crop and livestock research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney will be among topics at this year's research update Tuesday, Jan. 27.
The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Sidney Campus of Western Nebraska Community College.
Agenda topics include:
- Welcome by HPAL Advisory Board chair Keith Rexroth
- Director's update by Jack Whittier, Panhandle Director of Research and Extension
- Operations update, Tom Nightingale, Farm Manager
- Research updates:
- Wheat stem sawfly, with Jeff Bradshaw, extension entomologist;
- Proso millet breeding, with Dipak Santra, alternative crops breeding specialist;
- Oil seed crops breeding and production with Santra;
- Winter canola under different tillage, Robert Higgins;
- Field research of biotech crops, Bill Struckmeyer;
- What's new in soil management? with Gary Hergert, extension soils specialist;
- Grain legumes at HPAL, Santra;
- Herbicide testing on field peas and fenugreek, Robert Higgins; and
- Field peas and summer annual forage mixtures for beef cattle, extension beef specialist Karla Jenkins.
- Recognition of Tom Nightingale's career and contributions to HPAL
Contact the High Plains Ag Lab at 308-254-3918.
Communications Specialist, Panhandle REC