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Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communications)
Stacy Adams examines hops on bines growing on Nebraska's East Campus. Adams is leading a multi-year, state-funded study to see if hops can be reliably grown and used as an alternative crop for farmers in the Cornhusker State. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Nebraska Research Assists State’s Craft Brewing Industry

January 19, 2018
From field and lab to brew kettle and marketplace, research from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is helping further the Cornhusker State’s burgeoning craft brewing industry.

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Crop irrigation
Advances in irrigation will be the focus of a spring seminar series hosted by the university's School of Natural Resources on East Campus.

Spring Lecture Series to Focus on Advances in Irrigation

January 12, 2018
Advances in irrigation management will be the focus of a new lecture series being offered this spring at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Industry and university speakers will examine new technologies and options for improving irrigation application and management.

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Researchers Nicolás Cafaro La Menza (left) and Patricio Grassini examining progress of soybean in the field.
Figure 1. Researchers Nicolás Cafaro La Menza (left) and Patricio Grassini examining progress of soybean in the field.

Study Unearths Benefits, Limits of Fertilizing Soybeans

September 29, 2017
Soybean crops in highly productive fields demand more nitrogen than natural sources alone can supply, says a new study from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Argentine researchers. In fields with the potential to produce 80-90 bushels per acre, researchers found fertilizer increased yields by up to 10 bushels per acre.

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