Husker-led research team to examine irrigation's role in precipitation

July 17, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — A national team led by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is studying potential links among irrigation, cloud formation and rainfall.

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Study: Food fraud spoils value for all

June 27, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — Emerging research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows food fraud can have industrywide impacts, beyond just consumers.

Nebraska agriculture economists Syed Imran Ali Meerza and Christopher Gustafson tracked how an incident of fraudulent activity changed consumer behavior toward all extra-virgin olive oil brands.

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115 years of data reveal longer U.S. growing season, temp trends

June 29, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — The past century of climate change has extended the average U.S. growing season by nearly two weeks but driven annual buildups of yield-stifling heat in the West and Northeast, says new research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Research explores benefits of manure and cedar mulch

June 27, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will conduct a project transforming manure and cedar mulch from waste to worth. The project is funded by a $132,663 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

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Research aims to quantify the sustainability of the supply chain

June 19, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will conduct a project targeting the sustainability of Nebraska’s supply chain. The project is funded by a $15,510 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust.

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360 degrees, 180 seconds: New technique speeds analysis of crop traits

June 19, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — A potted nine-leaf corn plant sits on a Frisbee-sized plate. The tandem begins rotating like the centerpiece atop a giant music box, three degrees per second, and after two minutes the plant has pirouetted to its original position.

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University joins national ag research initiative

April 18, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has joined 15 other public and private universities in FedByScience, an effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research.

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Study: Climate effects on ag yields vary by location, crop

March 22, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — The global emergence of climate change should get farmers thinking and acting locally, according to nearly a half-century of data analyzed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Husker research to advance tractor testing techniques

March 21, 2018

Lincoln, Neb. — New research at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is bringing tractor testing into the modern era.

Though tractor technology has changed rapidly, the testing techniques used on the machines have not changed in several decades, said Santosh Pitla, project lead and assistant professor in biological systems engineering.

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ARD Dean and Director Archie Clutter (left), Dipti Dev, Jessica Petersen, and Hiep Vu
Junior faculty earn awards for excellence in research - 2017
The Agricultural Research Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln presented awards to two assistant professors on March 1st, in recognition of excellence in research.

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