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UNL researcher co-led international team that explored use of non-food oilseed crops

Edgar Cahoon, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and director of the Center for Plant Science Innovation and Professor Li-Hua Zhu from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) co-led a team of researchers to develop and demonstrate the use of three non-food oilseed crops as metabolic engineering platforms for dedicated production of high-value industrial feedstock.

UNL student Maci Lienemann chosen as Next Generation Delegate

Maci Lienemann, a senior animal science major from Princeton, has been named a Next Generation Delegate by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Roger Wilson named recipient of Outstanding Employee Award

Roger Wilson, farm management budget analyst in the Department of Agricultural Economics has been named the recipient of IANR’s 2016 First Quarter Outstanding Employee Award.

Nebraska Ag Water Management Network Conference offered on March 10

Updates on irrigation engineering tools and research on new irrigation technologies, variable rate irrigation and fertigation fundamentals and cover crops will be the focus of the Nebraska Ag Water Management Network Conference scheduled for March 10 in York.

UNL joins initiative to help farmers control the data they collect

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has joined a new initiative aimed at helping farmers better control, manage and maximize the value of the data they collect every day in their fields.

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL to host Twitter Town Hall with AgisAmerica

Extension specialists and researchers at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will partner with Agriculture is America(AgisAmerica), a national communications initiative aimed at highlighting the nation’s land grant institutions, to host a Twitter Town Hall on Friday Mar. 4 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST.

Registration open for Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers event

Registration is open for the 19th annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show.

Online marketplace created by UNL students named a finalist in competition

FarmAfield, an online marketplace being developed by three University of Nebraska–Lincoln students has been named a finalist in the international Thought for Food Challenge.

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