October 11, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — A seven-year national research project led by Nebraska scientists will be recognized Oct. 12 for its efforts to reduce food-borne illness caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli.
October 5, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln biomedical engineer Angela Pannier has received a 2017 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award to develop novel methods that improve use of adult stem cells in gene therapy, a promising tool for treating a variety of diseases.
October 3, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems.
The project is funded by a $1 million grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
September 25, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Most rural Nebraskans are somewhat or very confident in their ability to recognize news that is made up, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
August 30, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — A new paper published in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology details the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s efforts to identify causes for yield gaps in soybean production systems in the north central region of the United States.
Average soybean yield in the north central region from 2010-2014 was 43 bushels per acre, yet some producers reached soybean yields over 80 bushels per acre.
August 9, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Joe Luck, associate professor of biological systems engineering and precision agriculture engineer at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, has received the PrecisionAg Institute’s Educator/Researcher of the Year award. The award recognizes Luck’s commitment to precision agriculture and devotion to the industry, setting the stage for increased precision adoption and significant innovation.
August 7, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship award to launch an interdisciplinary graduate training program focused on understanding resilience and vulnerability in agricultural landscapes.
August 2, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — Harkamal Walia, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the affects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice.
July 25, 2017
Lincoln, Neb. — A new two-year study led by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will focus on identifying the benefits of cover crops.