IANR News Release

summary map of Nebraska groundwater levels.
Pockets of southwestern Nebraska and the Panhandle saw minor groundwater level declines, but the latest Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report shows a wealth of increases in groundwater supply across the rest of the state from spring 2018 to spring 2019. On average, wells measured in spring 2019 saw a 2.63-foot increase in groundwater levels statewide.

Nebraska Groundwater Levels Rise Following Wet Year

April 22, 2020
Groundwater levels across much of Nebraska continue to rebound from the historic 2012 drought, according to the 2019 Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report.

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Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Publishes Results of 2019 Farmer-conducted Research

April 7, 2020
Results from the 2019 studies, as well as from studies from previous years, are now available online.

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Harkamal Walia
Nebraska’s Harkamal Walia and colleagues have described a novel form of a gene obtained from wild wheat that has the potential to improve drought tolerance in cultivated wheat. (Craig Chandler/University Communication)

New Research Links Gene Found in Wild Wheat to Drought Tolerance in Cultivated Wheat

March 26, 2020
New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has led to the discovery of a novel gene that improves drought adaptation in wheat — a breakthrough that could contribute to increased world food security.

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The 35th annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney. Photo by Craig Chandler | University Communication

Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

January 14, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

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Monday's Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Advancing Agriculture, Protecting Ecosystems

November 22, 2019
Achieving major advances in crop production while preserving Nebraska's healthy agricultural ecosystems is the topic of a panel discussion Nov. 25, the first of the 2019-2020 Heuermann Lectures. Attend in person or view live online.

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Women Managing Ag Land Promotion

Conference for Women Managing Agricultural Land Dec. 11

November 8, 2019
Female agriculture landowners, farmers, and ranchers looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2019 Women Managing Agricultural Land conference.

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Sonny Perdue

State Fair Town Hall to Feature USDA Secretary of Ag

August 15, 2019
As part of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150th anniversary celebration, Chancellor Ronnie Green will host U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue for a public town hall discussion during the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island August 23.

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Yeutter Institute to Co-Host Symposium on Agricultural Trade

May 22, 2019
“Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Trade: Prospects, Policies and Perspectives” is the focus of a symposium June 4 at the Graduate Hotel, 141 N. Ninth St. in Lincoln. Luke Chandler of Deere and Company is the keynote.

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