While it was built on a foundation of basic plant science, research at the Center for Plant Science Innovation is anything but basic. Edgar Cahoon, center director, believes the ability to bring findings to the field is what makes the work unique.
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has joined 15 other public and private universities in FedByScience, an effort to boost federal investment in agricultural research. The effort tells stories in which scientific discoveries and innovations have improved the way food is produced and distributed.
New research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will help bring tractor testing into the modern era by simultaneously assessing the three types of tractor power used to pull implements — power takeoff, hydraulic, and drawbar.
This week's Heuermann Lecture featured two speakers who have developed tools to help growers learn about global trade and markets and become advocates for trade policies on their own behalf. They featured the work of TradeVistas and Farmers for Free Trade.
More than 250 women at the 33rd annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference heard words of inspiration from speakers and co-attendees and learned how to improve their farm and risk management skills.
According to Donnie Smith, it's time for the agricultural industry to take back the story of food production. Smith delivered the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2017-18 season Jan. 9 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln-led partnership is helping agricultural producers explore emerging technologies and identify ways to strengthen profitability without increasing risk during the growing season.
While there is huge potential for sub-Saharan Africa to increase agricultural productivity, the odds that the region will become the world's next breadbasket are low, according to a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While the area receives more rain than the world's other breadbaskets, its shallower and "older" soils may not serve as good water reservoirs during periods of little rainfall.