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Crops

Nebraska ag land values continue gradual decline

Nebraska agricultural land values declined by 3 percent over the last year, according to preliminary results from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Farm Real Estate Market Survey.
Ag Land Values

Sequenced Genome of Ancient Crop Could Raise Yields

An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages.
proso millet

Experiments underscore overlooked aspect of defending corn from pest

A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Joe Louis

Genes to proteins: Efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

Two kernels of the same idea — cultivating protein quality in cereal grains — are reaching maturity at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Nebraska's David Holding (right) and Leandra Marshall (left) examining corn kernels. Links to larger image.

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G.
Training

Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March

Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln.
Nebraska rancher Rowan Ballagh

Quarterly webinar series to address land-management issues

February 6, 2019

The Agricultural Land Management Quarterly webinar series debuts at 6 p.m. CST Feb. 18. Other webinar dates are May 20, Aug. 19 and Nov. 18. (Craig Chandler/University Communication)

Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference offers grazing emphasis

February 4, 2019

Cover crops and livestock grazing of cover crops will be among the presentations at the Southeast Nebraska Soil Health Conference March 6 in Beatrice.

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