Rodger Farr, a senior agronomy major, received first-place in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Spring Research Fair Undergraduate Student Research Poster Session. He is advised by Greg Kruger, associate professor of agronomy, and weed science and application technology specialist at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte.
Nebraska Extension extends support for community gardens
Friday, April 26, 2019
For the fourth consecutive year, Nebraska Extension’s Growing Together Nebraska program has awarded funding to 10 communities across the state to increase access to fruits and vegetables in food pantries. More than $27,000 has been designated to support the effort.
Adam Striegel, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln Doctor of Plant Health student and an agronomy master's student specializing in weed science, received a Teaching Assistant Holling Family Award for Teaching Excellence.
For the first time in their history, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Soil Judging Team earned third place overall at the National Collegiate Soils Contest, this year hosted April 14 to 19 at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.
University offers record number of scholarships to Nebraska seniors
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has offered nearly 7,200 universitywide scholarships to the 2019 graduating class from Nebraska high schools. The total potential value of the scholarships is more than $59.5 million.
Baenziger's Research Focuses On Increasing Wheat Yield With Growing World Population
Friday, April 19, 2019
Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Agronomy and Horticulture professor and Wheat Growers Presidential Chair, has been testing hybrid wheat lines throughout Nebraska to determine their agronomic worth.
Yield-gap study finds China can meet rice demand despite land changes
Monday, April 15, 2019
Even with the largest population on the planet, China produces enough rice to meet the demand for its largest food crop. Using primary data on Chinese rice production and the information gathered via the Global Yield Gap Atlas developed at Nebraska, a new study gives the first detailed spatial analysis estimating China’s rice production potential through 2030.