Central Nebraska farmer Derrick Dibbern says last month’s timely rains provided significant relief for his drought-stress corn and soybeans. “Crop conditions look favorable where we’ve been able to keep up irrigating and where we were able to miss the severe weather. I’m pretty optimistic... Read More.
An ag researcher says climate investments in agriculture need to be consistent over time for any meaningful impact to be made. Michigan State University’s Bruno Basso tells Brownfield long-term sustainability needs to be prioritized as private and public sector climate programs develop. “The core benefits... Read More.
Scientists at the University of Nebraska have mapped the first complete corn genome, an achievement that would advance crop health and agronomic decision making. James Schnable, Professor of Agronomy with UNL, tells Brownfield the breakthrough allows researchers to breed different varieties to perform better... Read More.
The donation of a family trust in 2018 has since transformed the agriculture program at Lincoln Land Community College. Agriculture Professor Bill Harmon tells Brownfield the $18 million endowment from the estate of the late Charles and Irene Kreher allowed them to build a... Read More.