Water for Food

Media Mentions

Water for Food News Mentions


Mekonnen’s research shows improved water productivity in Nebraska’s crop and livestock production
June 14, 2018

Omaha World Herald


Learn the secrets of water management by listening to old folks
April 13, 2018

Before It’s News


Nebraska leads Water for Food discussions at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil
April 12, 2018

Midwest Messenger


Forum highlights research by Nebraska’s future leaders in securing water for food

Midwest Messenger


U Of Nebraska Announces 4th Annual Water For Food Research Forum
April 10, 2018

Topix.com


Forum highlights research by Neb.’s future leaders in securing water for food
April 9, 2018

The Fence Post


Snell pitches NRD message worldwide
April 7, 2018

Grand Island Independent


Sharing Nebraska’s story
April 4, 2018

The Marietta Daily Journal


Nebraska leads Water for Food discussions at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil

KRVN Radio


Nebraska leads Water for Food discussions at the 8th World Water Forum in Brazil

KTIC Radio


Nebraska Water for Food at 8th World Water Forum in Brazil

AgWired


Equality is not the same for everyone
March 30, 2018

DWFI website


Kate Gibson accepted into leadership academy

DWFI website


Local NRD manager travels to 8th World Water Forum
March 18, 2018

Wahoo Newspaper


Local NRD manager travels to 8th World Water Forum

Kearney Hub


News Deeply/Matt Weiser: To Manage Groundwater, California Could Learn From Its Neighbors
March 17, 2018

Ghana Politics Blog


Phosphorous is increasing the number of dead zones in our oceans
March 15, 2018

World Economic Forum


Lessons In How To Manage California’s Groundwater
March 14, 2018

Environment Guru


An aerial perspective of irrigation management
March 12, 2018

Nebraska Farmer


New this week: An aerial perspective of irrigation management

Nebraska Farmer


Researchers ID, Map Phosphorus Pollution in Global Freshwater
March 6, 2018

Nebraska Ag Connection


Researchers ID, map phosphorus pollution of global freshwater
March 1, 2018

Nebraska Today


Projeto visa melhor proveito da irrigação no Oeste baiano
February 27, 2018

A Tarde, Brazil

Headline translation from Portuguese: Project aims to improve irrigation in western Bahia


IANR plays critical role in conserving, managing Nebraska water resources

Grand Island Independent


Farmer-driven data cooperative, GiSC, and leading agricultural data insights company, Main Street Data, team up with IBM to help growers maximize return on investment in yield
February 26, 2018

PR Newswire

Faculty Fellow Ken Cassman interviewed in the story under his new role at ag data company Main Street Data


What can Nebraska teach the American West about managing water? A lot
February 23, 2018

Growing Returns — Environmental Defense Fund


Ensuring a water and food secure future through farmer-led irrigation
February 21, 2018

Greenwatch Dhaka


Ensuring a water and food secure future through farmer-led irrigation
February 20, 2018

The Water Blog, World Bank


NRD director John Berge to speak at Brazil’s World Water Forum
February 16, 2018

Scottsbluff Star Herald


ICYMI: Water for Food International Forum
February 13, 2018

AgWired


Nebraska Congressman Praises Water for Food Forum
February 12, 2018

AgWired


“Yes and” Collaboration at the Symposium on Irrigation in African Smallholder Farming Systems
February 8, 2018

AGRILINKS (Feed the Future blog)


Water for Thought: Tapping Into the Potential of Farmer-Led Irrigation
February 6, 2018

AGRILINKS (Feed the Future blog)


Former Sen. Johanns at #Water4Food
January 30, 2018

AgWired


Farmer-led Irrigation is Focus of Forum

AgWired


World Bank Welcomes Water for Food Forum
January 29, 2018

AgWired


Phosphorus pollution reaching dangerous levels worldwide, new study finds
January 25, 2018

Phys.org


Local View: Proposed University of Nebraska budget cuts would hurt state
January 23, 2018

Lincoln Journals Star


Lectures focus on advances in irrigation management
January 12, 2018

Nebraska Today


Lectures to focus on advances in irrigation
January 9, 2018

Grand Island Independent


Lectures to focus on advances in irrigation

York News Times


Irrigation Journal – January 2018

Top Producer/Agweb.com


California Groundwater
January 4, 2018

Environment Guru


Lectures to focus on advances in irrigation
January 3, 2018

Morning Ag Clips


2017 Midlander of the Year: Valmont Industries CEO Mogens Bay
December 31, 2017

Omaha World Herald


Sensor network provides timely access to weather data
December 18, 2017

Nebraska Famer/Farm Progress


Water for Food grants support student researchers
December 12, 2017

Water for Food Daugherty Global Institute


Hubbard Series highlights need for sustainable practices
December 8, 2017

Metropolitan Community College – Nebraska


Building a network of acoustic rain gauges

Nebraska Farmer


A Water Conference Sampler from around the United States and Elsewhere – December 5, 2017, Edition
December 5, 2017

Environmental Guru


Precision Ag Bytes 11/29
November 29, 2017

AgWired


MCC at Do Space hosts sustainability event featuring local experts
November 28, 2017

91.5 KIOS-FM


UNL study questions sub-Saharan Africa as next breadbasket

Nebraska Farmer


Exploring the challenge of valuing water
November 24, 2017

Environment Guru


Exploring the challenge of valuing water

Oxford University


Nebraska study says it is unlikely that sub-Saharan Africa could be the world’s next breadbasket
November 23, 2017

High Plains Journal


DAUGHERTY WATER FOR FOOD GLOBAL INSTITUTE ISSUES ITS 2017 ANNUAL REPORT
November 22, 2017

AgriMarketing.com


Mais produtividade, menos expansão de terras ocupadas pela cana
November 21, 2017

ID News Oficial BRA


Extension specialist named Crop Science Society of America Fellow
November 20, 2017

Nebraska Farmer/Farm Progress


Is Africa the world’s next breadbasket? Nebraska study says it’s unlikely
November 17, 2017

Nebraska Today


Is Sub-Saharan Africa the world’s next breadbasket? Nebraska study says it’s unlikely

IANR Media


Engineering research focuses on next generation of ag tech
November 15, 2017

Nebraska Farmer


Seminar explores Indonesian food, environment challenges
November 13, 2017

UNL Newsroom


Water for Food panelists say Nebraska farmers’ water use, ag productivity skills could help solve world food security issues
November 11, 2017

Star Herald


The story behind Nebraska’s Natural Resources District system
November 6, 2017

Nebraska Farmer


Engineering Research Focusing On Next Generation Of Ag Technologies

Farms.com


The story behind Nebraska’s Natural Resources District system

Nebraska Farmer


Research focuses on the next generation of agricultural technologies
November 5, 2017

High Plains Journal


US: Nebraska looks to solve global food security by sharing its knowledge of irrigation
November 3, 2017

Fresh Plaza


Water for Food panelists say Nebraska farmers’ water use, ag productivity skills could help solve world food security issues
November 2, 2017

Kearney Hub


Water for Food panelists say Nebraska farmers’ water use, ag productivity skills could help solve world food security issues

Grand Island Independent


UN launches open source tool for water management
November 1, 2017

The Source Magazine


Drones Helping Farmers Increase Yields
October 25, 2017

Farms.com


Nebraska: Drone Project Works to Improve Crop Irrigation Efficiency
October 23, 2017

AgFax.com


Editorial: With world hunger on the rise, Midlanders can help
October 21, 2017

Omaha World Herald


Drones are buzzing toward increased crop production
October 19, 2017

KTIC Radio


Former USDA chief predicts rising consumer sway
October 18, 2017

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier


Johanns: 2020 voters may want more than disruption
October 17, 2017

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier


University of Nebraska – Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts and Groundwater Governance – A Unique Example of Stakeholders Successfully Managing a Shared Resource
October 16, 2017

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities


Water symposium is Oct. 26-27

UNL Newsroom


Don Walton: Bannon mentions Fischer; Trump on trade
October 15, 2017

Don Walton Column | Neligh News & Leader


Aglines roundup for Oct. 15

Wahoo-Ashland-Waverly.com


Zimfo Bytes 10/13
October 13, 2017

AgWired


Honors, awards, publications for Oct. 13

UNL Newsroom


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

KTIC


Learning Communities for upperclassmen to became available in fall 2018

Daily Nebraskan


Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns joins Water for Food board
October 9, 2017

WATT AgNet


“World Water Week/Heroic Food” Green Sense Radio podcast
October 6, 2017

Green Sense Farms


Water symposium Oct. 26-27 at Nebraska Innovation Campus

IANR Media


World Bank officials get firsthand look at production agriculture
September 28, 2017

Imperial Republican – Chase County, Nebraska


Nebraska Co-Hosts Agricultural Workshop in Argentina

USAgNet.com


NARD president gives remarks on World Bank study tour of Nebraska – AUDIO
September 26, 2017

Rural Radio Network KRVN


Nuevas tecnologías pueden mejorar la eficiencia de la agricultura
September 22, 2017

MundoGEO


Nebraska co-hosts agricultural workshop in Argentina

Farming UK


Free meters offered to see how much water and electricity irrigation pumps use – Husker Harvest Days interview with Kate Gibson – VIDEO
September 13, 2017

“NTV Grow”- NTV Nebraska, ABC affiliate


Buffett joins board of Nebraska’s Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute
August 25, 2017

CNBC


Editorial: UNL commits to providing a sound vision for ag science
August 11, 2017

Omaha World Herald Editorial


Ag leaders present latest technology innovations at summit
June 20, 2017

Midwest Producer


Study researching water use psychology
June 3, 2017

Grand Island Independent


Nebraska researchers join national team studying psychology of water use
May 17, 2017

IANR News


Water for Food Improving Sub-Saharan Security
April 13, 2017

Precision – AgWired.com


2017 #Water4Food is a Wrap

AgWired


Global water, food perspectives descend on Lincoln
April 11, 2017

JournalStar.com


Raikes: Water and food security are pressing global issues

Brownfield Ag News


Water for Food Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

AgWired


LEM: SPRLEM participa de missão em Nebraska, nos Estados Unidos
April 10, 2017

Blog Braga


Conference to address advances in water and food security from local to global scales
March 1, 2017

High Plains Journal


Water for Food Conference April 10-12
February 24, 2017

Nebraska Farmer


Conference to address advances in water and food security from local to global scales
February 23, 2017

PR Newswire


Conference to address advances in water and food security
February 20, 2017

Nebraska Today


@UNLincoln: Seminar series focuses on efficient water use
January 22, 2017

Coyote Gulch


RI Seminar: Carrick Detweiler : micro-UAS for Prescribed Fire Ignition

Robot News


Nebraska aids in combating global water crisis
December 26, 2016

Omaha World Herald


Swedish Academy of Sciences honors Cassman
December 16, 2016

UNL Newsroom


Study: Maximizing grain yields won’t meet future African needs
December 12, 2016

University Communication


Even with maximized yields, sub-Saharan Africa won’t grow enough grain in 2050

Phys.org


Editorial: UNL helps address global ag and water needs
November 22, 2016

Omaha World Editorial


U of Nebraska’s Water for Food Global Institute releases its 2016 conference proceedings

AgriMarketing


Nebraska farmers set world standard for sustainable water use, food production

Grand Island Independent


New University of Nebraska-Lincoln research puts VRI on the map
November 21, 2016

irrigation.education


Neale to discuss geospatial technologies
November 17, 2016

UNL News


African leaders approve drought management framework
October 27, 2016

UNL Newsroom – University of Nebraska–Lincoln


New open-source tool for agricultural water management
October 26, 2016

The Source


Water for Food Global Institute introduces new class available to UNL students

Daily Nebraskan


Michael Boehm named university’s IANR chief
October 25, 2016

UNL Newsroom – University of Nebraska–Lincoln


‘Water in Society’ Course Helps Prepare Future Decision-makers
October 19, 2016

USAgNet. Story also published in Nebraska Ag Connection.


Documentary on drought, water management to be screened at Midwest Oct. 7
October 6, 2016

High Plains Journal. Story also mentioned on KNEB – 960 AM.


Record-Setting Week for Industry, Research Communities at SPIE Remote Sensing and Security and Defence
October 4, 2016

PRWeb


Water for Food Institute / President’s Halftime Show (Sept. 10/Wyoming)
September 16, 2016

University of Nebraska


Nebraska Food for Health Center to unite strengths in agriculture, medicine

UNL Newsroom – University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Peter McCornick begins new role as executive director of the Water for Food Global Institute
September 15, 2016

Agri Marketing


AquaCrop-OS website provides open-source tool for water management
September 13, 2016

Farm Progress. Story also published in Agri Marketing, Ag Professional, Phys.org and mentioned on KRVN Radio.


Prem Paul dies days after stepping down as UNL vice chancellor
September 2, 2016

The Columbus Telegram


Nebraska focuses on drought in the Middle East and Africa: BTN LiveBIG
August 28, 2016

Big Ten Network. Story also published in Publicnow.


Grant to support the development of water in society undergraduate course
August 25, 2016

High Plains Journal


Dr. Peter G. McCornick to deliver keynote address at colocated Groundwater Week and Irrigation Show
August 22, 2016

National Ground Water Association. Story also published in Water Online.


Gimme a Break! IRS Tax Loophole Can Reward Excessive Water Use in Drought-stricken West
August 21, 2016

MSN.com. Story also published in Salon.com, Business Insider and NM Politics.


Timelapse project makes watershed stories available to public
August 20, 2016

Kearney Hub (AP)


Fostering ag innovation on the ‘Silicon Prairie’
August 5, 2016

Farm Progress


UNL leads project to help respond to drought overseas
August 3, 2016

Farm Progress


EPA and USDA Pledge Actions to Support America’s Growing Water Quality Trading Markets
August 2, 2016

USDA Blog. Story also published in Water Online.


Argentine officials discuss ag cooperation
July 26, 2016

Farm Progress. Story also published in Midwest Producer.


Grant to support the development of water in society undergraduate course
July 19, 2016

IANR News


UNL assistant professor on the Field to Market Science Advisory Council
July 15, 2016

High Plains Journal


University of Nebraska groups lead project responding to drought
July 13, 2016
ICBA, US research centers lead $4m project to help MENA region respond to drought

Relief Web


NU agencies lead project to help MENA region respond to drought
July 12, 2016

UNL Newsroom – University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Story also published on ReliefWeb, Ag Professional, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Agri Marketing, and The Grand Island Independent.


UNL assistant prof on Field to Market Science Council
July 8, 2016

Nebraska Ag Connection


DOE wants to hear from *you* on the QER
July 1, 2016

Politico


New Science Advisory Council Looks to Shape Ag Sustainability Measurement
June 22, 2016

Sustainable Brands


UNL-led study demonstrates model’s ability to project corn yields
June 18, 2016

Grand Island Independent


Study demonstrates model’s ability to project corn yields
June 13, 2016

by Scott Schrage, University Communications


Water for food topic of Sunday Scientist
June 8, 2016

Lincoln Journal Star


Diversity Farming Needed as Climate Changes
June 4, 2016

Food Quality and Safety magazine


Local View: “Prosper Lincoln, China, and Wagyu cows”
May 28, 2016

UNL’s Innovation Campus is home to the Water for Food Institute (WFI) which aims to play a vital role in food security domestically and abroad. WFI just might be the partner China needs to address its irrigation concerns.


Collaboration is Key
May 24, 2016

The Groundwater Foundation


O desafio da cana-de-açúcar (article is in Portuguese)
May 23, 2016

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil – A study conducted in the College of Agriculture “Luiz de Queiroz” (USP / ESALQ) in partnership with Embrapa and the University of Nebraska evaluated agricultural efficiency of sugarcane in Brazil to determine the degree of growth of sugarcane production without the need of additional land.


NTV’s GROW: May 8, 2016 – Segment 2
May 8, 2016

NTV’s Grow interviewed Peter McCornick


University of Nebraska (USA) honored Bhavarlal Jain
May 2, 2016

Indiainfoline.com – The University of Nebraska, globally renowned for quality education and research, and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute honored the founder of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., Bhavarlalji (Bhau) Jain for his lifetime achievement.


Opinion: A twenty-first century challenge: growing more food with less water
April 27, 2016

AgriPulse


ROCKEY STRESSES IMPORTANCE OF AG RESEARCH IN HEUERMANN LECTURE

KTIC Radio


Rockey preaches need for research dollars, partnerships in feeding world

Lincoln Journal Star


The University of Nebraska’s Water for Food Institute is working to form partnerships to help feed a global population that’s expected to reach 10 billion by 2050
April 26, 2016

Greenfield Reporter highlights role of philanthropy in water and food security


Partnering with Farmers Key to Global Water Challenges

NTV


Philanthropic leader talks global food strategy in Lincoln

KETV Channel 7 – Jeff Raikes shares focus on partnerships at Water for Food Global Conference


Water for Food looking to build ‘catalytic collaborations,’ Raikes says

Lincoln Journal Star


Crowd Gathers for Thirsty Land Debut at #Water4Food
April 25, 2016

AgWired – Thirsty Land shows ripple effect of drought


Students share eye-opening Jordan trip to learn about water scarcity
April 22, 2016

Daily Nebraskan


Global expert to leader UNL’s Water for Food Institute
April 17, 2016

KLKN-TV – McCornick to assume leadership of the Water for Food Institute


Global expert to leader UNL’s Water for Food Institute

Washington Times


U. OF NEBRASKA ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR ITS WATER FOR FOOD INSTITUTE
April 13, 2016

AgriMarketing – McCornick named executive director


Water for Food Institute names new director

Lincoln Journal Star


Ogallala Aquifer is focus of new USDA-funded research project
March 22, 2016

KTIC Radio


Experts talk climate change, influence of Arctic weather patterns on Midwest agriculture at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

TheFencePost


Eight Artists Conspire About Water Issues In a New Exhibition
March 1, 2016

Smithsonian magazine features Water exhibit at KANEKO
The Water for Food Institute partnered with KANEKO on the exhbit, collaborating with Faculty Fellows and artists to develop projects that illustrate scientific research in the areas of water and food security.


World-Herald editorial: UNL helps Nebraska lead
February 20, 2016

Omaha.com – Water for Food Institute and the National Drought Mitigation Center are recognized for national and international leadership in water and food security research.


Tool uses climate forecasts, crop models to supply data to farmers
February 3, 2016

Midwest Producer – The world’s changing climate creates great uncertainty when it comes to agricultural decision-making. Computer models containing a sea of high-tech data on crops and climate present challenges in transforming terabytes into real solutions on the ground.


Water for Food Institute partners with KANEKO for water exhibit, featuring projects supporting water and food security
January 31, 2016

Omaha.com – Alan Kolok works small. He’s a scientist, specifically an aquatic toxicologist, who studies water contaminants. And just like the scientists analyzing the lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, Kolok studies contaminants at an infinitesimal yet critical scale — parts per billion — that might sound familiar even if the meaning isn’t.


Trending: Companies Turning to Big Data, Microbes to Help Increase Crop Yields
January 14, 2016

Sustainable Brands – Farmers in the United States could soon benefit from two new ways to increase crop yield that were announced this month.


New tool uses climate forecasts and crop modeling for farmers
January 11, 2016

Ag Professional – A new computer-based tool developed by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher in collaboration with the private sector has the ability to transform trillions of model realizations into a simple website platform that will help farmers reduce risk and optimize production while using water and other resources more efficiently.


 
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