Engler Scholarships awarded to plant and landscape systems students Friday, September 15, 2023Six University of Nebraska–Lincoln plant and landscape systems majors are recipients of a one-time Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program scholarship for this academic year.
Nebraska part of interdisciplinary team examining climate resiliency through soil Wednesday, September 13, 2023University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers are joining with colleagues at two other universities to find ways to improve preservation of soil moisture in farm fields and help rural areas become more climate resilient.
Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day featured crop nutrient management research Wednesday, September 6, 2023
The 2023 Nebraska 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day featured research information and tools available on improving crop nutrient management July 6 at the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center.
The field day focused on sharing up-to-date information from past and ongoing research and hands-on infield experience through visiting small-plot research demonstrations covering the three major crop nutrients – nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.
Soy2023 conference draws global soybean scientists to Nebraska Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Soy2023, the Biennial Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Soybean Conference, was held Aug. 10-13 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Lincoln, Nebraska. Over 160 scientists from national and international public and private sector institutions gathered to exchange ideas and research outcomes, and to discuss challenges in understanding soybean biology.
Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series begins Sept. 8 Friday, September 1, 2023The fall Agronomy and Horticulture seminar series starts with “Experiences and Lessons in Growing an Impactful, Local On-Farm Research Program in South Central Nebraska,” presented by Nebraska Cropping Systems Extension Educator Sarah Sivits on Sept. 8.
Millets for a sustainable future Thursday, August 24, 2023The United Nations has declared 2023 as the International Year of Millets, contributing to six of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. This year, Pratiksha Baishya and Dipak Santra have started a field experiment to compare the greenhouse gas emissions — particularly nitrous oxide — between corn and proso millet to test if proso millet is a better sustainable crop than corn.
Nebraska biochar researchers give back and educate community at Discovery Days Thursday, August 24, 2023Department of Agronomy and Horticulture doctoral students and faculty helped the Lincoln community get their hands “soily” while learning about biochar at the July 8 East Campus Discovery Days and Farmers Market.
Connecting cover crops with ecosystem services Tuesday, August 22, 2023Over the course of his career, soil scientist Humberto Blanco has watched the number of publications on cover crops skyrocket year after year. A professor of soil management and applied soil physics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and an SSSA Fellow, Blanco eventually decided to take on the challenge of wrestling much of that information into a book.
Córdova receives Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Early Career Award Friday, August 11, 2023
Caro Córdova, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture assistant professor and statewide soil health specialist, received the 2023 Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Early Career Award July 17. The LTAR Early Career Scientist Award recognizes network-level research accomplishments.
Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days celebrates 25 years in the field Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The 2023 Soybean Management Field Days, celebrating 25 years of providing growers with the latest in soybean production, management, and marketing, will take place from Aug. 8 to Aug. 11. Hosted by the Nebraska Soybean Board (NSB) and Nebraska Extension, the field days offer a unique opportunity for farmers to learn about the latest techniques and technologies in soybean production and to network with fellow growers and industry experts.