IANR News Release

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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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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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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