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Gifts Create Modern Agricultural Commodities Trading Room at UNL

Students who want agricultural commodities trading experience will soon get the real-time and hands-on training they need at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Economics Commodities Trading Room.
Two students working in the computer lab. Links to larger image.

UNL Partners With African Scientists on Fertilizer Research

University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientists are helping farmers in some of the poorest countries in the world target their use of precious fertilizer to get the highest profits possible.
Charles Wortmann

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.