Resilient Cropping Systems for the Northern Great Plains

Welcome to the Resilient Cropping Systems Lab. Our research explores opportunities for agriculture to address 21st century challenges around profitability, resource use efficiency, and a changing climate. Broadly, our research seeks to cultivate cropping systems that:

  • Demonstrate resource efficiency, working with natural resources to cycle nutrients, utilize water and control pests.
  • Bounce back from disturbances, such as increased flood and drought events.
  • Support diverse and thriving rural and urban communities, because cropping systems are intertwined with people and institutions (economic, social and political).

Andrea Basche
Assistant Professor
abasche2@unl.edu