IANR News Release

Photo of harvest from a combine's perspective
Scott Spohn, with Spohn Farms in Friend, pauses after offloading corn and watches as his father continues harvesting in October 2015. The 2016 Market Journal Roadshow will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at four locations across the state from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2.

Roadshow to Address Ag Outlook, Management Decisions

November 11, 2016
The 2016 Market Journal Roadshow will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for Nebraska farmers and ranchers at four locations across the state from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2. The roadshow is in collaboration with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Agricultural Economics' Cornhusker Outlook Series.

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(From left) Matt Headrick, George Meyer and Wayne Woldt conduct a preflight check on an unmanned aircraft system.
(From left) Matt Hedrick, George Meyer and Wayne Woldt conduct a preflight check on an unmanned aircraft system.

Nebraska Extension Offers Training on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

November 9, 2016
If you're interested in incorporating unmanned aircraft systems into your business operations and agricultural enterprises, learn more at this Nebraska Extension continuing education training, Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Workshops will be held at five sites in November

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From the Combine: Considering Changes for 2017? Use On-farm Research to Test Them

October 21, 2016

As hoppers, trucks and bins are filling up with corn and soybeans this fall, it’s the ideal time for growers to consider whether this year's production practices were profitable for their operation.

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Crop Insurance Workshop to Focus on Risk Management Strategies

October 20, 2016
Learn about managing your risk in the current ag climate at a Nov. 9 Nebraska Extension crop insurance workshop. Speakers will be from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska banking industry, agribusiness, and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture.

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Mehmet Can Vuran (left) and Suat Irmak have earned a $450,000 NSF grant to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology.
Mehmet Can Vuran (left) and Suat Irmak have earned a $450,000 NSF grant to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology.

UNL Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Develop Next Generation Soil Sensors

September 2, 2016

University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have received a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a second generation of underground sensor technology to automate decision-making for crop irrigation.

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Nebraska LEAD Announces New Leadership Class

August 31, 2016

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 36 participants have been announced by the program's director, Terry Hejny. The two-year program will begin in September.

The newest members of Nebraska's premier two-year agricultural leadership development program are involved in production agriculture and/or agribusiness in Nebraska.

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Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 13-15 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 321 on the south side of the exhibit grounds.
Attendees at Husker Harvest Days, Sept. 13-15 near Grand Island, can find the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Husker Red steel building at Lot 321 on the south side of the exhibit grounds.

UNL Exhibits to Focus on Climate, 'Weather Ready Farms' at HHD

August 30, 2016

Agricultural producers and Nebraskans attending Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island Sept. 13-15 will learn ways to maintain profitability while addressing challenges from the state's climate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibit.

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The Aug. 24 openhouse will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.
The Aug. 24 openhouse will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.

Gudmundsen Sandhills Lab Open House Aug. 24

August 12, 2016
An Aug. 24 open house at UNL's Gundmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will feature presentations, demonstrations and commercial exhibits related to cattle and natural resource management.

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