Global Engagement

Yeutter Institute to co-host symposium on agricultural trade

“Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Trade: Prospects, Policies and Perspectives” is the focus of a symposium June 4 at the Graduate Hotel, 141 N 9th St. in Lincoln.
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Kawamura: Successful agriculture sustains civilization

A.G. Kawamura delivered the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season April 12 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Staff Spotlight: Peggy Wantwadi

Meet Peggy Wantwadi, program coordinator for the CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Rwandan students.
Peggy Wantwadi

Nebraska ranked among world’s top ag and forestry universities

For the second year in a row, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been named one of the top 50 universities in the world for agriculture and forestry, according to the 2018 QS World University Rankings released Feb. 28.

Nebraska LEAD 35 fellows travel to China, Laos, Thailand

Thirty Nebraska LEAD 35 fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar to China, Laos and Thailand.

Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Project aims to boost global wheat yields

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has earned a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop higher-yielding lines of hybrid wheat that can meet rising demand for the staple food crop.

Study: Maximizing Grain Yields Won’t Meet Future African Needs

Maximizing cereal crops yields in sub-Saharan Africa would still fail to meet the region's skyrocketing grain demand by 2050, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Wageningen University and multiple African institutions.