|Look for May, 2013 "Did You Know" tips at links below|
- Agricultural Irrigation
- Crop Production
- Drinking Water
- Lakes / Ponds / Streams
- Lawn and Landscape Irrigation
- Lawns, Landscapes and Gardens
- Livestock Manure Management
- Policy / Law / Economics / Human Behavior
- Stormwater Management
- Wastewater - Domestic Sewage
- Water Basics (groundwater, surface water, hydrology)
- Well and Wellhead Management
NebGuides & Circulars
EC197, Using Winter Wheat Yield Data to Improve Variety Selection PDF only* (224 KB; 8 pages)
This extension circular describes a method for comparing and selecting various wheat varieties.
G04-1546-A, Using Soybean Yield Data to Improve Variety Selection – Part I;
PDF version (608 KB; 4 pages)
Discusses the plant trait information normally provided in variety descriptions and how producers can use it to select seed. A companion NebGuide, G1547, guides the reader through a process for using variety trial data to select the best varieties for a given farm situation.
G04-1547-A, Using Soybean Yield Data to Improve Variety Selection – Part II
PDF version (629 KB; 4 pages)
G03-1521-A, Using Corn Hybrid Yield Data to Improve Selection of Rapidly Changing Hybrids
Choosing the proper hybrid can greatly enhance crop production profitability. This NebGuide illustrates how to use corn hybrid test data and adjust it to your farm when selecting seed.
PDF version (645 KB; 4 pages)
*pdf version requires Acrobat Reader. Download free.
University of Nebraska Variety Testing homepage — CropWatch: Variety and Biotechnology
Hybrid testing applications, Seed guides, Testing results by crop and location, publications, how to use results.