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Nebraska leads project identifying causes of yield gaps in U.S. soybean production

A new paper published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, details the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s efforts to identify causes for yield gaps in soybean production systems in the north central region of the United States.
Soybeans

Joe Luck receives educator/researcher of the year award

Joe Luck, associate professor of biological systems engineering and precision agriculture engineer at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, has received the PrecisionAg Institute’s Educator/Researcher of the Year award.
Joe Luck

NSF grant to boost graduate education in ag resilience

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship award to launch an interdisciplinary graduate training program focused on understanding resilience and vulnerability in agricultural landscapes.
Craig Allen

University leads research into heat-tolerant crops

Harkamal Walia, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the affects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice.
Harkamal Walia

Nebraska research to examine cover crop benefits

A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on the benefits of cover crops.
Cover Crops

UCARE student relies on military experience to advance UAS research

Galen Kreifels, a freshman mechanized systems management major from Nebraska city, is conducting a summer undergraduate research project using an unmanned aircraft system to measure water turbidity. Kreifels first became interested in unmanned aircraft while serving as a Cavalry Scout in the Army.
Kreifels

Nebraska researcher using sorghum for textile dye

Nebraska researcher Yiqi Yang is using the by-products of sorghum as a colorant for textiles.
Sorghum