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Drones are buzzing toward increased crop production

October 17, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. — A new research project funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska seeks to deploy unmanned aircraft (drones) in search of improved crop irrigation efficiency. The funding provided by the half million-dollar grant will be used… [Read More]

Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns joins Water for Food board

October 9, 2017 LINCOLN, Neb. — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Mike Johanns has joined the board of directors of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, bringing his 30 years of experience and expertise in agriculture, banking, commerce, foreign trade, law and governance. “We’re truly… [Read More]

Odhiambo wins grant from Dept. of Agriculture-NIFA

Department of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lameck Odhiambo received a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for his project, “Reconfiguring Farmers’ Behavior to Reduce Irrigation Water Use through Water Measurements and Social Norms Interventions: A Case Study in the Republican River Basin.” “The overall objective for this study in the… [Read More]

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October 13, 2017


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Water symposium Oct. 26-27 at Nebraska Innovation Campus
October 12, 2017


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