Panhandle Perspectives: UNL High Plains Agricultural Lab near Sidney is 50 years old

Lincoln, Neb. —As the new year begins, the research plots are quiet at the High Plains Ag Laboratory 6 miles northwest of Sidney. Winter wheat fields are dormant and summer crop fields are awaiting the spring planting season.

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Fortenberry achieves $11M in funding for USDA agriculture research facility at Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb. —Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, ranking member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, was successful in achieving $11.2 million in federal funding for the planning and design of a USDA Agricultural Research Service facility.

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Panhandle Perspectives - Variety trial results for field pea available on CropWatch

Lincoln, Neb. —Results of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2020 variety trials for field peas have been compiled and posted on the Nebraska Extension CropWatch website.

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Nebraska Specialty Crop Conference postponed to November 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The Inaugural Nebraska Specialty Crop Conference set to take place virtually in February has been postponed until November 9-10, 2021.

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IANR Graduate Student Celebration week to be held Dec. 1-4

Lincoln, Neb. —The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has designated Dec. 1-4, 2020 as Graduate Student Celebration Week. The weeklong celebrates aims to show gratitude towards our graduate students, professional students and postdoctoral scholars for their dedication to research and education.

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Team IDs differences in gene-related activity between ancient, modern corn

Lincoln, Neb. —Roughly 9,000 years ago, Native American farmers in southern Mexico began domesticating teosinte, the wild ancestor of modern corn.

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Report: UNL Ranked Among Top 20 in Agricultural Sciences in U.S.

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is among the top 20 U.S. institutions for academic research in the field of agricultural sciences, according to the 2021 U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities Subject Rankings. 

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James Schnable recognized for outstanding paper

Lincoln, Neb. —A paper by Dr. James Schnable, Agronomy & Horticulture, has been selected as the 2020 Outstanding Paper by The Plant Phenome Journal.

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Poll: Ag remains a driver of economic well-being for most rural Nebraskans

Lincoln, Neb. —Most rural Nebraskans believe that agriculture is a driver of economic well-being in their households, communities or both, according to the 2020 Nebraska Rural Poll.

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