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Ag Relations Council Banquet, Ag at the Crossroads Nov. 6-7

The Nebraska Ag Relations Council in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics is sponsoring the Ag at the Crossroads Nov. 7 at the Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln.

NCR-SARE Announces 2014 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals

The 2014 North Central Region – Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals is now available.

Register Now for 2014 NAIPSC Web Course

The first annual North American Invasive Plant Ecology and Management Short Course (NAIPSC) Web Course will be offered Jan. 22-23, 2014.

UNL Scientist: Genetic Modification One Key Tool for Feeding Growing Population

Genetic modification of species has been a driving force of nature for thousands of years, and humans' ability to harness the science behind it is a critical, and safe, component of efforts to feed a growing global population, a leading plant scientist said Monday.

UNL Extension Partners with Universities for Annual Four-State Insurance Workshops

The annual Four-State Crop Insurance Workshop, “Farm Legislation and Optimizing Risk Management Strategies,” will be in Grand Island Nov. 13 at College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34.

Gabe Brown Will Speak on Increasing Profits While Regenerating Resources

The Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition (NGLC) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are hosting Gabe Brown, a noted soil health advocate, on a four-day, eight-stop traveling road show across Nebraska.

Plant Scientist Sally Mackenzie is Heuermann Lecturer Sept. 30

The debate about genetically modified organisms – GMOs – in food is the topic when the 2013-2014 Heuermann Lectures season begins at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in Hardin Hall, 33rd and Holdrege.

Stumpf Family Gift Supports Ag Research at University of Nebraska

A generous gift of more than $3 million provides the University of Nebraska with potential to take wheat breeding and cropping systems research to a new level of innovation not seen since the early days of plant genetics.