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Study of sorghum-munching aphids earns NSF award

A tiny invader’s gooey march through U.S. sorghum fields continues to devastate crop yields, forcing some farmers out of the sorghum business despite the crop’s increasing importance.
Joe Louis

EPA-required paraquat training among additional use restrictions

New, federally required training now is available for certified applicators who use products that contain paraquat as an active ingredient.
Paraquat

Crop scout training is May 8

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to attend a crop scout training course May 8 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G.
Crop Scout

Extension releases results of 2018 farmer-conducted research

Farmers participating in the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network conducted over 70 on-farm research studies in 2018, covering a wide range of topics.
NOFRN

Nebraska Extension offers resources to flood victims

As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery.
Hay Donations

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

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