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Teachers invited to Summer Soybean Institute
February 29, 2024

Teachers invited to Summer Soybean Institute

Why do we grow so many soybeans in Nebraska?
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Nebraska Crop Production Clinics scheduled in January
December 22, 2023

Nebraska Crop Production Clinics scheduled in January

The 2024 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics will kick off on Wednesday, Jan. 3, in Gering and head east across the state.v
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Rojas expands plant pathology research, outreach at Nebraska
December 13, 2023

Rojas expands plant pathology research, outreach at Nebraska

“I came to Nebraska for the opportunity to do more collaborative research. When I interviewed, I was fascinated by the facilities, people were extremely nice, and I could immediately see how much more I could do.” — Clemencia Rojas

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Wilson’s career plans shift from dance to plant genetic research
October 13, 2023

Wilson’s career plans shift from dance to plant genetic research

Lauren Wilson isn’t exactly sure how she landed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to study agriculture, genetics and plant pathology. But she is thrilled to be here.

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Study IDs secret of stealthy invader essential to ruinous rice disease
August 25, 2023

Study IDs secret of stealthy invader essential to ruinous rice disease

The virulence of a rice-wrecking fungus — and deployment of ninja-like proteins that help it escape detection by muffling an immune system’s alarm bells — relies on genetic decoding quirks that could prove central to stopping it, a Husker study has found.

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Bringing Agriculture to the City
August 22, 2023

Bringing Agriculture to the City

Some kids grow up on a farm and experience things like harvest season or raising a bottle calf, but not every kid has access to those experiences.
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Nebraska Extension Provides Nebraska Corn and Soybean Clinics Aug. 29 at North Platte and Aug. 31 at Mead
August 17, 2023

Nebraska Extension Provides Nebraska Corn and Soybean Clinics Aug. 29 at North Platte and Aug. 31 at Mead

Nebraska Extension is providing in-field training opportunities during the Nebraska Corn and Soybean Clinics.
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UNL research sites to host field days in late August
August 16, 2023

UNL research sites to host field days in late August

Lincoln, Neb. — Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln research sites will host field days Aug. 23 and 24. The events will give producers, ag industry partners, students and others a chance to engage with researchers, see some of the latest practices and technologies in agriculture and participate in discussions about the future of Nebraska ag.

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Giesler appointed to second five-year term as Plant Pathology Department head
June 21, 2023

Giesler appointed to second five-year term as Plant Pathology Department head

Lincoln, Neb. — Loren Giesler, who has led the Plant Pathology Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 2018, has been reappointed to a second term. His reappointment takes effect on Sept. 1.

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Morocco collaboration to boost wheat research, grad study opportunities
June 21, 2023

Morocco collaboration to boost wheat research, grad study opportunities

The university is pursuing an international collaboration with Morocco that can boost wheat disease research and strengthen prevention strategies against fungus-enabled wheat diseases. The partnership is expected to open opportunities for student exchanges.

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