New Agricultural Systems Technology Major Prepares Students for Future of Agriculture
September 1, 2022
The new major will be available to students starting in the fall of 2023 through the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Mark Wilkins Named Nebraska Corn Checkoff Presidential Chair
August 7, 2018
Mark Wilkins, professor of biological systems engineering and food science and technology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been named Nebraska Corn Checkoff presidential chair.
David Jones Named Head of Biological Systems Engineering Department
August 3, 2018
David Jones has been named head of the Biological Systems Engineering Department where he has served in the role on an interim basis since July 1, 2017.
Engineering Research Focusing on Next Generation of Ag Technologies
November 2, 2017
The next generation of agricultural technologies and systems is the focus of three USDA-funded research projects in the Biological Systems Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The projects were announced Oct. 17 by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI).
Drones Buzzing Toward Increased Crop Production
October 18, 2017
A new research project funded by a $500,000 USDA grant and support from the University's Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute seeks to deploy unmanned aircraft (drones) in search of improved crop irrigation efficiency. The project will conduct regular drone flights throughout the season, using advanced remote sensing systems and in-field sensors to collect data.
Restoring an 'American Treasure' — a 1945 Allis Chalmers
October 10, 2017
For students in the Tractor Restoration Club, fixing up tractors from their great-grandparents’ era is part of college life.They're currently restoring a 1945 Allis Chalmers Model C for display at the Homestead National Monument near Beatrice.