Mark Rosegrant
Mark Rosegrant

Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Water Management for Food Security April 17, 2019

Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, will discuss managing water and agriculture for sustainable food security during the next Heuermann Lecture on April 30.

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Mark Rosegrant
Mark Rosegrant

Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Water Management for Food Security April 17, 2019

Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, will discuss managing water and agriculture for sustainable food security during the next Heuermann Lecture on April 30.

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Figure 1. When making decisions for your farm, check out some of the on-farm research results from 2018 to see what other growers learned.
Figure 1. When making decisions for your farm, check out some of the on-farm research results from 2018 to see what other growers learned.

Extension Releases Results from 2018 Farmer-Conducted Research April 12, 2019

An online database of results from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network allows users to search and filter data from over 800 Nebraska on-farm research studies dating back to 1990.

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Honorees Bob Dickey (left) and Al Svajgr offer remarks at the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement banquet March 29 in the Nebraska East Union. (University Communication)
Figure 1. Honorees Bob Dickey (left) and Al Svajgr offer remarks at the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement banquet March 29 in the Nebraska East Union. (University Communication)

Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement Honors, Elects New Members April 4, 2019

The Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement honored Laurel farmer Bob Dickey and Diller livestock producer Al Svajgr and elected new members at its annual banquet March 29.

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LEAD 37 fellows pose at the European Commission office in Brussels, Belgium, during their international study/travel seminar. Applications for Group 39 are now being accepted.
LEAD 37 fellows pose at the European Commission office in Brussels, Belgium, during their international study/travel seminar. Applications for Group 39 are now being accepted.

LEAD Fellowship Applications Available for Group 39 April 4, 2019

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 39 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness. Application deadline is June 15.

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Stephen Censky, deputy secretary of the US Department of Agriculture

Deputy Secretary of Ag to Deliver Heuermann Lecture Feb. 14 February 8, 2019

Stephen Censky, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will discuss leadership and the future of agriculture in the Feb. 14 Heuermann Lecture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Figure 1. LEAD 37 fellows posing at the European Commission offices in Brussels, Belgium are Back row (L-R): Dan Vech, Ted Retzlaff, Chris Stillahn, Cory Kudlacek, Thad Baum, Jerry Boeck, Adam Pavelka, Evan Janzen, Scott Sorensen, and Matilda Geradts (guide); Middle (L-R), Jason Keiser, Miles Buskirk, Luke Beckman, Jose Valles, Sam Schmidt, Kimberly Stuhr, Aaron Kavan, Adam Grabenstein, Scott Speck, Kyle Ann Hopkins, Jamison Jensen, and Ross Daake; Bottom (L-R): Clay Govier, Aaron Troester, Megan Grimes, Chelsea Luthy, MerleAnn Raichart, Amber Burge, Kristi Block, Bree DeNaeyer, and Terry Hejny.

Nebraska LEAD 37 Fellows Visit Europe January 31, 2019

Twenty-nine Nebraska LEAD 37 fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Poland. LEAD is a two-year leadership development program in the university's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Drone in the air over a field.

Precision Ag Conference to Feature Latest Technologies January 18, 2019

Topics at the January 31 conference in Kearney will include precision economics, nutrient and water management, data collection, and precision equipment.

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