Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center

Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center

Research and Extension at the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center 2015 and 2016
# of 2015 Plots # of 2016 Plots
Winter Wheat Variety Tests 312 294
Perkins County Extension Seed source Bird, Winterhawk 32 20
University of Nebraska Wheat Breeder Stephen Baenziger 1820 900
Bayer 2,000 3,000

Monsanto 2016 plots -- 384
Study 1: Seed Size and Seeding Density Interactions
•    Three seed sizes (target 10,000 seeds/lb, 12,500 seeds/lb, and 15,000 seeds/lb)
•    4 seeding rates (60, 80, 100 & 120 lb/a)
•    4 Replications

Study 2: Seeding Date and Rate Impact on Winter Survival and Yield Potential
•    4 Planting Dates
•    3 Seeding Rates (800,000, 1,400,000 and 2,000,000 seeds/acre)
•    4 varieties (Winterhawk, WB 4458, Cedar and WB Grainfield)
•    4 Replications

Study 3: Seeding Rate and Nitrogen
•    4 Seeding Rates (800,000, 1,200,000, 1,600,000 and 2,000,000 seeds/acre)
•    3 Nitrogen Rates (60, 90 and 120 lbs/acre)
•    2 Varieties (WB 4458 and WB Grainfield)
•    4 Replications

Study 4: Comparison of Wheat Management Systems Approaches (Comparing Traditional Management to Intensive Management)
•    2 Varieties (Winterhawk and Cedar)
•    2 Nitrogen Rates (60 and 120 lbs/acre)
•    2 Seeding Rates (800,000 and 1,600,000 seeds/acre)
•    2 Fungicide Treatments (Fungicide and No Fungicide)
•    3 Replications