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Farm Progress America, July 28, 2021

Max Armstrong looks at a research plot at work for more than a century

July 28, 2021

Max Armstrong reports on a Nebraska plot of land that has been involved in irrigation research for more than 100 years. The experiment station was eventually taken over by the University of Nebraska. The Knorr-Holden plot is the oldest irrigated corn research plot in the world. It is now listed in the U.S. National Registry of Historic Places. Since 2019, the plot has been part of the Soil Health Institute's North American Project to Evaluate Soil Health Measurements.

Related: Knorr-Holden Plot holds century of corn research

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

Photo: Courtesy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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