University, Lincoln named finalist for NSF program to expand rural broadband

A team of researchers and wireless technology experts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the city of Lincoln have been selected as a finalist to lead a prestigious National Science Foundation research program focused on studying novel ways to reduce the cost of broadband delivery to rural communities.
Nebraska wireless network research

Husker team receives $1 million for projects to enhance soil health, productivity

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher’s team has received $1 million in grant funding for two separate projects designed to enhance the productivity and health of environmentally sensitive soils.
soil health

Panhandle Perspectives: Panhandle Center hosts field day Aug. 20

Lincoln, Neb.

Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour

Louis receives grant to research sorghum’s resistance to fall armyworm

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln entomologist has received nearly $430,000 for research that could lead to a better understanding of sorghum’s natural defenses against fall armyworm.
Joe Louis, Harold and Esther Edgerton assistant professor of entomology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln

35 students receive stipends for summer research projects

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to 135 undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer.
Nebraska UCARE project

Bee gone? Team surveys presence of viruses in Nebraska bees

As pollinators of crops, bees serve critical roles in producing food and supporting the agricultural industry.
Judy Wu-Smart

Panhandle Perspectives: Virtual field day online for UNL High Plains Ag Lab

Social distancing guidelines ruled out conducting an in-person field day this June at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney.
High Plains Ag Lab Virtual Field Day

Baenziger awarded $650,000 for hybrid wheat research

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher has received $650,000 for a project that has the potential to improve wheat productivity through the development of hybrid wheat varieties.
P. Stephen Baenziger