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Crops

2016 Nebraska farm financial averages released

The 2016 Nebraska Farm Business, Inc. averages were recently completed. The average data shows several surprises in 2016 including an increase in net farm income from $29,432 in 2015 to $45,703 in 2016.

Cahoon to receive honorary doctorate from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Edgar Cahoon, George Holmes Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Center for Plant Science Innovation at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected to receive an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Crop Production Science at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
Cahoon

Extension specialist urges caution when making herbicide selection

New in 2017 is a lawn product name that may sound familiar. But the new Roundup for Lawns is a stark contrast from the traditional Roundup herbicide, said a Nebraska Extension integrated turfgrass management specialist.
Roundup

Nebraska Extension field crop scout training is May 10

Growers and industry representatives who want to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension's field crop scout training course May 10 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center) near Mead.
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New online tool helps growers find on-farm research results

A new tool is available on the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network website that allows growers to click on a map of Nebraska to find out about research projects conducted on farms in their area.
On-farm research

Cahoon, Schachtman named fellows of the American Society of Plant Biologists

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Faculty Ed Cahoon and Daniel Schachtman have been named fellows of the American Society of Plant Biologists.
ASPB Fellows

Former California ag secretary to deliver Heuermann Lecture

Former California Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Gen "A.G." Kawamura will discuss water and global resources during the next Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Arthur Gen "A.G." Kawamura

Nebraska part of national research initiative to improve cover crops

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is part of a $6.6 million research initiative to promote soil health through the development and adoption of new cover crops across the United States.

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