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Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Poeschl

Where has all the farmland gone?

How to deal with the urbanization and conversion of productive farmland away from food production, will be the topic of discussion in a 15-week series of courses taking place on Tuesday evenings, starting in January on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus.
NRCS

Organic farming roundtable series offered this spring

A roundtable series to be held Monday evenings on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus will discuss organic farming.
Organic Farming

Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 5 to scout ag horizon and offer answers

The 2017 Fremont Corn Expo on Jan. 5 will assist corn producers in planning for next year's growing season.
Expo

Project aims to boost global wheat yields

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher-yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.
Baenziger

New Nebraska Crop Management Conference Jan. 19-20

Nebraska Extension has a new offering in its winter line-up of programs for farmers and agribusiness seeking research updates and recommendations for Nebraska crop production. The Nebraska Crop Management Conference will be held Jan. 19-20 at the Younes Conference Center, 416 W. Talmadge Rd., in Kearney.
Sprayer

Study: Maximizing Grain Yields Won’t Meet Future African Needs

Maximizing cereal crops yields in sub-Saharan Africa would still fail to meet the region's skyrocketing grain demand by 2050, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wageningen University and multiple African institutions.
Ghana

Nebraska Extension offers 2017 training for commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicators

Training dates are set for Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification, or recertification of their license, to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2017.
Commercial App

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