Decade-long research explores solutions to vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa

Key findings in a decade-long research project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln may lead to solutions in sub-Saharan Africa’s challenge with vitamin A deficiency.

Husker researcher explores incentives, nudges for coordinated land use

A three-year study conducted by Simanti Banerjee, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, offers insights about how producers can be incentivized to implement pro-environmental land use practices.
Land Use

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

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.

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

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.

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.