April 17, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — A tiny invader’s gooey march through U.S. sorghum fields continues to devastate crop yields, forcing some farmers out of the sorghum business despite the crop’s increasing importance.
March 5, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — Humanity has finally gotten to know one of its oldest, hardiest crops on a genetic level.
An international team has sequenced and mapped the genome of proso millet – a feat essential to raising yields of the drought-resistant crop in the Nebraska Panhandle and semiarid regions where population booms foreshadow food shortages.
February 27, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — A chemical compound typically cast as a supporting actor in corn’s defense against a tiny pest might instead take a leading role, says a research-based rewrite from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
February 18, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — Two kernels of the same idea — cultivating protein quality in cereal grains — are reaching maturity at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
The quality of protein often gets overshadowed amid the spotlight on its quantity. But that quality — the presence or absence of amino acids essential to the diets of humans and livestock — occupies the mind of Nebraska’s David Holding.
The Agricultural Research Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln presented the 2018 Junior Faculty Recognition for Excellence in Research Award to Food Science and Technology assistant professor Ozan Ciftci and Biological Systems Engineering's Yufeng Ge on February 12th
December 18, 2018
Lincoln, Neb. — After eight years of gathering data from more than 1,000 pigs infected with porcine circovirus 2, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers have identified the gene associated with pigs' susceptibility to the deadly swine disease.
November 28, 2019
Lincoln, Neb. — New research by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln challenges traditional thinking on federal crop insurance.
October 9, 2018
Lincoln, Neb. — The Agricultural Research Division at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln hosted the annual meeting of agricultural experiment station leaders from across the country Oct. 1-3 in Lincoln.
October 2, 2018
Lincoln, Neb. — The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continues to see success in securing external funds for research efforts despite an increasingly competitive funding environment. In the past five fiscal years, IANR has received 45 separate awards of more than $1 million to support new and continuing projects.
August 27, 2018
Lincoln, Neb. — Decades after scientists discovered hundreds of different fatty acids in vegetable oils, two that had managed to elude detection have finally revealed themselves to a team led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Huazhong Agricultural University in China.