Field to Market has announced the launch of its Science Advisory Council, a group of 12 leading experts from the scientific community who will lend their knowledge and expertise to guide Field to Market's staff and diverse membership. UNL's Patricio Grassini will serve on the Council.
Growers, crop consultants and educators interested in management of herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend a Nebraska Extension field day, supported by the Nebraska Corn Board, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 12 near Shickley.
Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management Field Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 29 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.
Those interested in growing hops as a hobby or for profit are encouraged to attend an informational seminar hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agronomy and Horticulture from 4 to 6 p.m. June 30 in 150 Keim Hall on UNL's East Campus.
Simanti Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a four-year $498,641 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the effectiveness of conservation auction policies.
With support from a National Science Foundation grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are developing a new tool that will help them better identify plant characteristics that are critical to improving crop performance.