Cover Crops: The Research and Beyond

Katja Koehler-Cole, originally from Germany, is now a Post-Doctoral Research Associate within the Agronomy department at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She uses her talents and skills to conduct the research of cover crops within Nebraska. Watch to find out more about the science of cover crops and where they will be used in the future! ...

Corn Resistant Starches: Dr. Ramer-Tait

Dr. Amanda Ramer-Tait, Assistant Professor in the UNL Food & Science Technology department, dives into a deep explanation of her research of the effects of corn resistant starches on the human gut. Through these studies she hopes to be able to recommend corn products to consumers thus creating a market. This would create incentive for ...

Big Data and Complex Biosystems: Bridget Tripp

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication Major, Leanne Gamet talks with UNL Ph.D. Student Bridget Tripp about her studies and work with big data in the Complex Biosystems program. Find out more about her work with Harvard Med and Dilarium.

Problems with off-target movement of products with the chemical dicamba

by: Julienne Irihose, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Junior Integrated Science Major This blog is part of The Science Behind Dicamba Series from Dr. Andrea Basche’s course. "I've never seen anything even close to this," says Larry Steckel, a weed specialist at the University of Tennessee. "We have drift issues every year in a handful of fields, but I've ...

The Science of Big Data – in the Humanities: Dr. Matthew Jockers

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication student, Catherine Jones met with Matthew Jockers, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. For this Streaming Science podcast episode, the two discussed the Digital Research in the Humanities Matthew has accomplished and how it led to him discovering just what ...

Out with the Old, In with the Older

by: Samantha Teten, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Agronomy Major / Agribusiness Minor This blog is part of The Science Behind Dicamba Series from Dr. Andrea Basche’s course. As a person drives past the corn and soybean fields across Nebraska, it is fascinating to see how the crops grown and develop throughout the season. This past summer, the soybean ...

Big Data and Harvest Efficiency: John Evans

In this episode of Streaming Science, AESC major Bethany Karlberg interviews UNL Ph.D. student, John Evans about harvest logistics modeling. John is from Lexington, KS, and received his B.S. and M.S. in Biosystems Engineering at the University of Kentucky. John has a desire to create a tool that can give farmers on-the-spot efficiency numbers and ...