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NSF grant to support development of new phenotyping instrument at UNL

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.
Phenotyping Grant

2017 Inaugural Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show announced

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce the dates for the First Annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce the dates for the First Annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show.

Field day to focus on using a crimper to provide mulch

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln triticale crimping field day will be on Friday, May 13 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The field tour will start at 5 p.m. at the Roh farm a half mile west of Abie.

Project SENSE aims to help corn producers, environment

When and at what rate nitrogen fertilizer should be applied are major questions for today's corn producers. Nebraska Extension is helping answer these questions through Project SENSE, which stands for Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment.
Project SENSE

Ag econ commodity trading room open house is May 5

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln invites the public to visit their newly expanded commodity trading room. An open house will be held on May 5 from 2-4 p.m. in 105 Filley Hall.

Nebraska Extension offers field crop scout training in May

A May 11 Nebraska Extension training course will provide crop scouts an opportunity to enhance their skills.



Rockey stresses importance of ag research during Heuermann Lecture

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, said advances in agricultural research have played a significant role in improving life expectancy and quality of life and will be critical to feeding the world's growing population.

Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 25th year

Nebraska’s voluntary pesticide container recycling program has reason to shout. In its 25th year, the program has recycled more than 2.27 million pounds of pesticide containers since its modest beginnings in 1991.

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