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Is sub-Saharan Africa the world's next breadbasket? Nebraska study says it's unlikely

While there is huge potential for sub-Saharan Africa to increase agricultural productivity, the odds that the region will become the world's next breadbasket are low, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Sub-Saharan Africa

New report highlights food and ag science breakthroughs at Nebraska and 10 other universities

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln joins ten other prominent research institutions in the United States and the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation in urging increased federal support of food and agricultural science.
Retaking the Field

Grant to support development of Midwest hop production

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is partnering with Plattsmouth, Neb. based, Midwest Hop Producers, LLC to develop a production market for locally sourced hops.
Hops

Husker-led E. coli research wins USDA award

A seven-year national research project led by Nebraska scientists will be recognized Oct. 12 for its efforts to reduce food-borne illness caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.

Pannier earns NIH award to enhance gene therapy

University of Nebraska-Lincoln biomedical engineer Angela Pannier has received a 2017 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award to develop novel methods that improve use of adult stem cells in gene therapy, a promising tool for treating a variety of diseases.
Pannier

Nebraska project aims to improve land use efficiency

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems.
MacDonald

Rural Nebraskans confident in ability to spot fake news

Most rural Nebraskans are somewhat or very confident in their ability to recognize news that is made up, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Pixabay

Nebraska leads project identifying causes of yield gaps in U.S. soybean production

A new paper published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, details the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s efforts to identify causes for yield gaps in soybean production systems in the north central region of the United States.
Soybeans

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