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Nebraska Extension Weed Management Specialist Amit Jhala describes ongoing research on new technologies and practices at a previous Weed Management and Cover Crop Field Day. This year's event will be June 26.

South Central Weed Management Field Day is June 26

May 14, 2019
On-site demonstrations of herbicides for weed control in corn, popcorn, and soybean and a study on terminating cereal rye before and after planting soybean are among those to be featured at the university's South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

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Richard Ferguson

Richard Ferguson to Lead Rwanda Institute

December 6, 2018
Richard Ferguson has been named vice chancellor for the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA), effective Jan. 1, 2019. Ferguson, professor and interim head of the Agronomy and Horticulture Department, has led research and extension projects related to nitrogen management and soils since joining the university in 1985.

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Harvest at sunset
New research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln includes Actual Production History when examining producer input use behavior related to crop insurance.

Ag Economists Study How Crop Insurance May Affect Input Decisions

November 29, 2018
If producers are shielded from yield risk by crop insurance, does that affect their input use? New studies illustrate the role of actual production history and the dynamic nature of moral hazard in crop insurance.

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Nebraska LEAD Announces 2018-2020 Fellows

August 30, 2018
LEAD welcomes 29 fellows for the two-year agricultural leadership development program.

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Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 11-13 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 827 on the southeast side of the exhibit grounds.
Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 11-13 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 827 on the southeast side of the exhibit grounds.

University HHD Exhibits to Focus on Managing Change and Challenge

August 29, 2018
“Managing Change and Challenge: Strengthening Nebraska’s Agricultural Economy” is the theme for university exhibits at this year's Husker Harvest Days. Exhibits will outline strategies and tools that can directly impact the economic well-being of farm and ranch families.

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Nebraska farmstead

Extension Offers an Array of Resources for Planning Farm Succession

August 9, 2018

Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come.

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Land Management in the Next Decade Programs Start Aug. 13

July 25, 2018
Nebraska Extension’s upcoming workshop series, “Land Management for 2020 and Beyond,” will provide the latest information to landowners and tenant farmers to effectively manage land.

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John Ruberson

John Ruberson Named Head of Entomology Department

July 12, 2018
John Ruberson, current professor and head of the Department of Entomology at Kansas State University, will join the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln Jan. 1, 2019, as head of the Department of Entomology.

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