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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New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln suggests companies can actually profit by giving away their genetic modification technologies to hunger-stricken areas.
New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln suggests companies can actually profit by giving away their genetic modification technologies to hunger-stricken areas.

Research Suggests Fighting World Hunger can be Profitable for Ag Biotech Companies October 25, 2018

University research shows that lowering the price of genetic modification technologies in hunger-stricken areas can actually help agricultural biotech companies profit. In other words, these companies can actually do well by doing good.

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Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey
Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former US senators from Nebraska, will speak Oct. 22 in Lincoln at the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2018-2019 season.

Hagel and Kerrey to Address Civil Discourse at Heuermann Lecture October 12, 2018

Chuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senators for Nebraska, will discuss civil discourse and its impacts on the state’s future during the first Heuermann Lecture of the season Oct. 22.

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Mark Wilkins

Mark Wilkins Named Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair August 7, 2018

Mark Wilkins, professor of biological systems engineering and food science and technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair.

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Scott Hutchins
Scott Hutchins to be nominated to become USDA’s top science official.

Entomologist with Nebraska Ties Tapped for USDA Science Post August 3, 2018

Scott Hutchins, a private-sector entomologist who has worked in partnership with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for more than a decade, has been selected to become the USDA’s top science official.

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David Jones
David Jones, new head of the Department of Biological Systems Engineering

David Jones Named Head of Biological Systems Engineering Department August 3, 2018

David Jones has been named head of the Biological Systems Engineering Department where he has served in the role on an interim basis since July 1, 2017.

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