Virtual Water & Crops Field DayPlease join us for the UNL West Central Research & Extension Center Virtual Water & Crops Field day on Thursday, August 27, 2020. Learn about pest management, water & nitrate management, and research updates from the area. No cost. Register by Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
New "Farm Stat" Tool AvailableA new tool, Farm Stat, is available on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website. Farm Stat enables growers and agronomists to easily run statistical analysis of their own research studies.
Nebraska ag land values increase for second consecutive yearThe value of agricultural land in Nebraska increased by an average of 6% over the prior year, to a statewide average of $2,895 per acre, according to the preliminary findings of the 2021 Farm Real Estate Market Survey.
Nebraska On-Farm Research Network publishes results and videos of 2020On-farm research provides producers with the opportunity to address critical production, profitability, and natural resources questions.
Nebraska Extension Celebrates Impactful YearNebraska Extension has a long history of helping communities thrive, and in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred us to be more flexible and responsive than ever before.
Trenton Houston, master's degree student at WCREEC was featured in the North Platte Telegraph regarding his research to develop protocols for applying pesticides with drones, or as Trenton prefers call them "unmanned aircraft systems" UAS. Continue reading about the drone-aided research. . .
TAPS Awards Ceremony Moves to Virtual Platform
By: Krystle Rhoades, TAPS Program Manager
The Testing Ag Performance Solutions (TAPS) Awards Banquet was held virtually on January 16, 2021. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions locally and university policy the tough decision was made to cancel the in-person event.
The Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House Online Webinar sponsored by Elanco was held on August 26, 2020. Webinar sessions were recorded and can be viewed at GSL 2020 Open House
The UNL West Central Research, Extension and Education Center Annual Water and Crops Field Day was held on August 27, 2020. All sessions were recorded and can be viewed at https://go.unl.edu/t5qq
The Field Day focused on "Using Precision Technology to Improve Profitability" with sessions on pest management, water and N management and research updates from the area.
Greg Kruger, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture explains spraying technique and environmental impact to North Platte Telegraph reporter Job Vigil. The full interview along with a video of the equipment in action can be found at nptelegraph.com