Crops

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Crops

Research suggests fighting world hunger can be profitable for ag biotech companies

New research by University of Nebraska–Lincoln agricultural economists Konstantinos Giannakas and Amalia Yiannaka found that agricultural biotechnology companies can profit by lowering the price of genetic modification technologies in hunger-stricken areas when consumers associate these technologies with reducing malnutrition and hunger.
Genetic Modification research

Nebraska Extension to offer landlord-tenant workshops across the state

Current and future landowners and tenants should make plans to attend free upcoming land management workshops sponsored by Nebraska Extension. The workshops will be held at nine sites across Nebraska this fall.
Agriculture

Husker Harvest Days: University exhibits to focus on managing change, challenge

Husker Harvest Days exhibits from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will help show farm and ranch families how to manage change and challenges in their operations.
Husker Harvest Days

UAS workshop, digital ag meeting planned for Sept. 20-21

Students, academics, industry professionals and anyone interested in digital agriculture are encouraged to attend a workshop on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on Sept. 20 and a digital agriculture all hands meeting on Sept. 21.
Drone

Northeast Nebraskans turn out for Haskell field day

Over 400 Northeast Nebraskans converged upon the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Haskell Agricultural Laboratory near Concord on Aug. 14 for a climate and crops family field day.
Mike Boehm

Husker research to explore the emergence of specialized body parts, plants

New research conducted by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s James Schnable will use corn to test the idea that the emergence of specialized body parts occurs through whole genome duplication.
Tripsacum

View latest crop and pest research at South Central Ag Lab Aug. 29

Participants will be able to tour multiple field research trials in six key areas Aug. 29 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory field day.
SCAL

Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future

Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come.

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