Corn and wheat growers across Nebraska will be able to gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies that will allow them to more precisely identify the amount of nitrogen fertilizer their crops need, while preventing excess nitrates from ending up in Nebraska’s water supply.
Meeting the education needs of youth and lifelong learners in agriculture and natural resource is the goal of a new education compact among the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and six Nebraska institutions.
Nebraska Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency in Nebraska will host a series of Farm Bill Education meetings from late November to mid-December to help producers as they begin to make farm-bill related program decisions.
The public is invited to UNL's East Campus Thursday, Oct. 24, to view and participate in the filming of the “U.S. Farm Report,” a syndicated television show focused on news from the agriculture and agribusiness.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts discusses his views on the importance of global trade on the inaugural episode of Trade Matters, a new podcast from the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
John Beghin has been named the Michael Yanney Chair of International Trade and Finance. An expert in international agriculture and food-markets economics, he is the former director of Iowa State University's Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute.