Nebraska to host national Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop Aug. 1–3
Lincoln, Neb. —Scientists and graduate students from institutions around the Midwest and abroad can attend the free 2022 Nitrogen Use Efficiency Workshop Aug.
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UNL Field Pea Variety Trial Field Days Scheduled for June 20-22 in Alliance, Grant, Sidney
Lincoln, Neb. —University of Nebraska-Lincoln field pea variety trial plot tours are scheduled for June 20-22 at Alliance, Grant, and Sidney, respectively.
The tours provide an opportunity for farmers and others to learn more about new varieties and other topics relevant to wheat and peas.
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Estimated Crop Water Use
Lincoln, Neb. —The estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the previous week and the upcoming week is shown in this table. It is based on data gathered by and calculations made by Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension educator, and Dr. Xin Qiao, Extension Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, both based at the UNL Panhandle Research, Extension, and Education Center in Scottsbluff.
Sentinel Fertigation announces $1.2 million in seed funding from Invest Nebraska, others
Lincoln, Neb. — Sentinel Fertigation, a technology company that has developed a platform to quantify nitrogen status in crops to anticipate fertigation needs, announces the close to an initial seed fund. The fundraising round includes investors from Invest Nebraska, Burlington Capital Ag-Venture, Nebraska Angels, Proven Ventures, and several angel investors across the nation.
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Student Research Days competition winners announced
Lincoln, Neb. —The Office of Research and Economic Development, Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Undergraduate Research sponsored four poster sessions for students to present their work April 11-12.
NRT director leading ag network from Canada to Mexico
Lincoln, Neb. —Craig Allen, NRT director, now heads an international network connecting agricultural networks across Canada, the United States and Mexico to better research agricultural systems and their resilience.
“We will over time develop a research agenda and, with the data from this network, start large-scale analyses that couldn't be done just within each individual network,” Allen said.
NRT student leads landowner workshops in Denton Hills
Lincoln, Neb. —Daniel Morales, an NRT master’s student studying natural resources management, led workshops in the Denton Hills on February 4 and April 28 to hear landowner concerns and gain experience in community engagement.
“I’m sure in my future career, I’m going to deal with stakeholders in managing landscapes, so getting that experience now is definitely very important,” he said.
NRT student publishes on method of rating ‘stakeholder agency’
Lincoln, Neb. —For NRT master’s student Kate Bird, her first publication all came down to means, motive and opportunity.
She and the 12 other authors on the journal article had worked together for a year and a half in a National Science Foundation program for graduate students, Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems—Educational Resources.
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Eight-year study suggests ‘mob grazing’ may limit livestock growth
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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JBS USA supports new Feedlot Innovation Center with $700,000 gift
Lincoln, Neb. —JBS USA, a leading global food company, has made a gift of $700,000 to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the University of Nebraska‒Lincoln and its plans for a new Feedlot Innovation Center near Mead.
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