Jun 10, 2024

UNL Wheat Variety Tour coming to Grant June 12

Posted Jun 10, 2024 8:00 PM


NORTH PLATTE, NEB.–– The 2024 University of Nebraska- Lincoln Wheat Variety Tour will stop in Grant, Nebraska at the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Research Center on June 12 and begin at 10 a.m. MDT. The field day is open to the public with no cost to attend.  

The tours hosted by the UNL Crop Performance Testing Program, farmer-cooperators and UNL  farm managers aim to give farmers insight into different wheat varieties and management  practices for diseases and pests.  

Following the tour, a complementary lunch will be provided to those in attendance. Researchers  from the West Central Research, Education and Extension Center will give updates on current  research regarding wheat stem sawflies, winter peas, and hybrids tolerant to water stress.  Attendees can also expect an update on the 2024 UNL TAPS Sorghum competition set to be held  at the Stumpf International Wheat Research Center. 

The Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Research Center is east of Grant, Nebraska. From  Highway 61, take Road 761 east 1 mile and turn south on Road 329. The building is half a mile  south on the east side of the road. Transportation to field sites will be provided.  

For more information on the wheat variety tour, visit varietytesting.unl.edu.