Panhandle Perspectives: New geophysical equipment at UNL Panhandle Center heralds major research advances

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conservation and Survey Division (CSD) School of Natural Resources has established a new applied geophysics research program in Scottsbluff that is prepared to investigate environmental and agricultural issues in the Scottsbluff area and elsewhere in Nebraska. 

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UNL Agricultural Research Division dean announces retirement

Lincoln, Neb. —After more than a decade leading the University of Nebraska Lincoln's Agricultural Research Division, Archie Clutter will retire at the end of 2022. 

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Nebraska Beef Summit set for Nov. 18 in Kearney

Lincoln, Neb. —At the epicenter of beef production, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's animal science department is set to host the Nebraska Beef Summit Nov. 18, featuring speakers from across the United States covering topics crucial to the state's #1 industry.

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Nov. 8 symposium to focus on resources for young, beginning and small farmers

Lincoln, Neb. —An event for young, beginning and small farmers – as well as anyone interested in learning more about getting into farming -- is scheduled to take place on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s East Campus on Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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After more than a decade of leadership, Van Tassell to step down as agricultural economics department head

Lincoln, Neb. —Larry Van Tassell, who has led the agricultural economics department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln through a decade of growth and innovation, has announced he will step down from the department head position next June.

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UNL celebrates grasslands: Dalbey Prairie Open House set for Sept. 29

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Grassland Studies will host an open house at the Dalbey Prairie on Sept. 29, starting at 10 a.m. and ending with a noon luncheon. The open house will take place in a fully in-person format.  

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IANR receives record research funding during 2021 fiscal year

Lincoln, Neb. —The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska has continued its upward trajectory in securing research funding for critical projects despite the pandemic. 

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Panhandle Perspectives: PARTT 4 - Panhandle Center hosts field day Aug. 19

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on Aug. 19 to host the annual field tour, Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT).

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New Equipment Brings New Possibilities to the Water Sciences Lab
Lincoln, Neb. – The University of Nebraska’s Water Sciences Laboratory (WSL) has acquired important new equipment through the Federal Excess Personal Property Utilization Program.  A Thermo ICS 5000+ Ion Chromatography System (ICS) and an Agilent 720 Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES) system have both been installed and will be used to expand methods and services available at the facility.  

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Students to present research fair Aug. 5 at Panhandle Center

Lincoln, Neb. —University of Nebraska-Lincoln students who are based at the UNL Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center this summer will present a Student Research Fair on Thursday, Aug. 5, from 6-8 p.m.

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