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New Science Literacy Initiative Faculty On Board at UNL

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resource's Science Literacy Initiative received a big boost this summer with the hiring of several new faculty members.

New Wheat Variety Ideal for Rainfed Production

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has released a new wheat variety that is especially well adapted to rainfed production systems.

Grassland Studies Schedules Fall Seminar Series

The 19th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include lectures on topics ranging from use of crop residues in beef production systems and what we are learning from the 2012 Niobrara fire to turf care during the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship and greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands.

Cover Crop Bus Tour Scheduled for September

Registrations are now being accepted for a September bus tour of sites featuring no-till crop production, diverse rotations, cover crops and livestock grazing systems.

Extension to Offer Nitrate Testing of Forages at Husker Harvest Days

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will offer nitrate testing of cattle forages at Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island Sept. 10-11.

West Central Crops and Water Field Day Set for Aug. 22

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a West Central Crops and Water Field Day on Aug. 22, at the West Central Resources Field Laboratory near Brule, Neb.

Southern Rust in Corn Confirmed in 11 Nebraska Counties So Far

Nebraska corn growers should be scouting their fields for southern rust, especially those fields planted later this spring and in southern Nebraska counties.

Soybean Aphids Multiply Quickly in Late July

Late July is the time for soybean growers to watch for the arrival of soybean aphids, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln extension educator said.

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