Panhandle Perspectives: Annual field tour will show work going on at Panhandle Center during pandemic

Lincoln, Neb. —During the pandemic of 2020 the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center’s doors were closed to visitors for several months.

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University awards 20 grants supporting COVID-19 studies

Lincoln, Neb. —Twenty University of Nebraska-Lincoln research teams have been selected for internal funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Program.

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University, Lincoln named finalist for NSF program to expand rural broadband

Lincoln, Neb. —A team of researchers and wireless technology experts from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the city of Lincoln, along with community, industry and university partners, has been selected as a finalist to lead a prestigious National Science Foundation research program focused on studying novel ways to reduce the cost of broadband delivery to rural communities.

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Husker team receives $1 million for projects to enhance soil health, productivity

Lincoln, Neb. —A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher’s team has received $1 million in grant funding for two separate projects designed to enhance the productivity and health of environmentally sensitive soils.

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Panhandle Perspectives: Panhandle Center hosts field day Aug. 20

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on August 20 to host the annual field tour, Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT). The in-person event will be conducted with social distancing and other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Louis receives grant to research sorghum’s resistance to fall armyworm

Lincoln, Neb. —A University of Nebraska–Lincoln entomologist has received nearly $430,000 for research that could lead to a better understanding of sorghum’s natural defenses against fall armyworm.

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35 students receive stipends for summer research projects

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has awarded stipends to 135 undergraduates to participate in research with a faculty mentor this summer.

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Bee gone? Team surveys presence of viruses in Nebraska bees

Lincoln, Neb. —Welcome to Pocket Science: a glimpse at recent research from Husker scientists and engineers. For those who want to quickly learn the “What,” “So what” and “Now what” of Husker research.

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Panhandle Perspectives: Virtual field day online for UNL High Plains Ag Lab

Lincoln, Neb. —Social distancing guidelines ruled out conducting an in-person field day this June at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney.

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Baenziger awarded $650,000 for hybrid wheat research

Lincoln, Neb. —A University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher has received $650,000 for a project that has the potential to improve wheat productivity through the development of hybrid wheat varieties.

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