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By Forrest Hersherger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Field Day Addresses Herbicide Use, Crop Varieties


Forrest Hershberger

Dipak Santra, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Forage and Range Management Specialist, explains the varieties of pea plants researched for the Panhandle area while Cody Creech holds the microphone. The UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day was held north of Sidney on June 21.

The warm and breezy day offered the perfect opportunity to display the many wheat varieties being tested in the Panhandle of Nebraska.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln held its High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Thursday north of Sidney. The Field Day included demonstrations of growing peas in the area, including the pros and cons of applying nitrogen to the plants.

Speakers on pea production included UNL Alternative Crops Breeding Specialist Dipak Santra, UNL Soil and Nutrition Management Specialist Bijesh Mahrajan.

Cody Creech, UNL Dryland Cropping Systems Specialist, also spoke on options...

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