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2012 Irrigated Corn, Soybean Yields Second Best Ever; Dryland Worst in 30 Years

Nebraska irrigated corn and soybean yields reached their second-highest averages in history in drought-plagued 2012, but yields for their dryland counterparts were at their lowest averages in about 30 years.

Entomology Department Begins Pilot Program to Radio Track Bumblebee Queens

How do you put a radio tracking device on a bumblebee? Very carefully.

Program Uses Soybean as a Model for Teachers

A program aims to show elementary teachers how to better incorporate relevant science into their classrooms by using the soybean as a model.

UNL Team to Participate in National Strawberry Research Project

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of several universities that will participate in a new project that aims to boost strawberry production across the country.

UNL to host Weed Management Field Day

Weed management in corn and soybean will be the focus of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln field day on Tuesday, July 2, at the UNL South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

UNL Team Second at International Quarter Scale Tractor Student Design Competition

Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln quarter scale teams competed in the International Quarter Scale Tractor Student Design Competition from May 30-June 2.

Midsummer Crop Diagnostic Clinics Offered near Mead

Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's midsummer Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics July 17-18.

Sustainable Use of Crop Residues on Cow/Calf and Yearling Operations June 10

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension conference/webinar on sustainable use of crop residues for cow/calf and yearling operations will be June 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CDT).

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