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.
Lights, camera, traction: Research shines at media day
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Bob Wilhelm introduced the stars of the university’s inaugural Research Media Day April 8. True to the template’s form, Susan Sheridan, Craig Allen, Cary Savage and Christopher Bach proceeded to speak on their teams’ game plans, challenges and victories before taking questions from the media. One of Allen’s colleagues, Dirac Twidwell, is researching how a concept familiar to Husker football fans — encroachment — has fueled the threat of wildfires in the Cornhusker State.