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Late Corn Planting Could Lead to Frost Losses in Some Areas

Late corn planting in some areas because of wet field conditions last spring could lead to reduced yields if an early frost hits this fall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension experts say.

Hiring Initiative Reaches One-third of Goal

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is more than one-third of the way through filling about three dozen key new faculty positions.

New Science Literacy Initiative Faculty On Board at UNL

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resource's Science Literacy Initiative received a big boost this summer with the hiring of several new faculty members.

New Wheat Variety Ideal for Rainfed Production

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has released a new wheat variety that is especially well adapted to rainfed production systems.

Grassland Studies Schedules Fall Seminar Series

The 19th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include lectures on topics ranging from use of crop residues in beef production systems and what we are learning from the 2012 Niobrara fire to turf care during the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship and greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands.

Cover Crop Bus Tour Scheduled for September

Registrations are now being accepted for a September bus tour of sites featuring no-till crop production, diverse rotations, cover crops and livestock grazing systems.

Extension to Offer Nitrate Testing of Forages at Husker Harvest Days

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will offer nitrate testing of cattle forages at Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island Sept. 10-11.

West Central Crops and Water Field Day Set for Aug. 22

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a West Central Crops and Water Field Day on Aug. 22, at the West Central Resources Field Laboratory near Brule, Neb.

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