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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.

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

Genes to proteins: Efforts enriching nutrition of popcorn, sorghum

Two kernels of the same idea — cultivating protein quality in cereal grains — are reaching maturity at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Nebraska's David Holding (right) and Leandra Marshall (left) examining corn kernels. Links to larger image.

Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers is March 5

Agriculture industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to better manage pests are encouraged to attend the Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers course March 5 at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, 1071 County Road G.

Lincoln to host AgrAbility National Training Workshop in March

Agricultural workers with disabilities or chronic illness, their families and professional staff are invited to the AgrAbility National Training Workshop from March 25-28 at the Embassy Suites in downtown Lincoln.
Nebraska rancher Rowan Ballagh