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James MacDonald

Researchers to Study Increased Land Use Efficiencies of Integrating Cattle and Crops October 3, 2017

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has been awarded a $1 million grant to investigate how to improve land use efficiency by integrating livestock and crop production systems. The project will be funded by the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.

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Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Impact of Nebraska Immigrants September 28, 2017

Lourdes Gouveia, professor emerita of sociology and co-founder of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, will give the first Heuermann Lecture of the season on October 3. 

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KRVN, Rural Radio Network Add Lincoln News Bureau at NIC September 27, 2017

Nebraska radio station KRVN 880 and the Rural Radio Network will add a news bureau and production studio at Nebraska Innovation Campus this fall. 

"KRVN's radio network across the state will enable NIC to connect to everyone in Nebraska and share our stories," NIC Executive Director Dan Duncan said. 

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Nebraska LEAD Names Newest Class of 30 Fellows September 8, 2017

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) has named 30 new fellows to its two-year agricultural leadership development program. All are involved in production agriculture and/or agribusiness in Nebraska.

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Nebraska Extension Educator John Wilson will show pollinator friendly landscaping and pollinator plantings in CRP at the Aug. 18 Pollinator Field Day at Tekamah.

Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 at Tekamah August 10, 2017

Learn about the value of bees as pollinators and get up close and friendly with a hive (only if you choose to don a bee suit) at the Eastern Nebraska Pollinator Field Day Aug. 18 in Tekamah.

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Attendees at the 2016 Soybean Management Field Day
Figure 1. Cropping systems specialist Rodrigo Werle covers the latest research and technology to assist soybean producers during a 2016 Soybean Management Field Day near Cordova. (Photo by Deloris Pittman)

Soybean Management Field Days Aug. 8-11 at 4 Locations July 27, 2017

The 19th annual Soybean Management Field Days will key in on how producers can manage operations to increase profits and better compete in a global economy. Speakers will look at effects of early season crop stress on production; insect, disease, and weed management challenges; impacts of new herbicide formulations, crop water use, and many other factors affecting yield this year.

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Project SENSE high-tech sensors operating in Corn
Figure 1. Participants can view crop nitrogen sensors and high-clearance nitrogen equipment in action at Project SENSE update sessions in August. (Photos by Laura Thompson)

View High-Tech Sensors in Action at Project SENSE Updates July 20, 2017

Participants can view crop nitrogen sensors and high-clearance nitrogen equipment in action at Project SENSE update sessions at 5 sites this August.

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Amit Jhala (left) and Debalin Sarangi
Amit Jhala (left) and Debalin Sarangi (right) along with other scientists detected pollen-mediated gene flow from glyphosate-resistant common waterhemp in Nebraska.

New Research Quantifies the Dispersal of Glyphosate Resistance Trait Through Pollen-Mediated Gene Flow May 18, 2017

The pollen-mediated gene flow was detected 38% to 54% at 0.1 meter distance and 5% to 9% at 50 meters, the highest distance tested in this study.

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