Today@UNL | Wortmann aids fertilizer research in Uganda; IS advises against use of Java

A team led by Kayuki Kaizzi (center) conducted research to determine 15 crop-nutrient response functions, which were then integrated by UNL collaborators into the Uganda Fertilizer Optimization tool.
A team led by Kayuki Kaizzi (center) conducted research to determine 15 crop-nutrient response functions, which were then integrated by UNL collaborators into the Uganda Fertilizer Optimization tool.

Uganda work to increase profitability of fertilizer use for small-scale farmers

UNL soil scientist Charles Wortmann is part of a Ugandan soil research team that has developed a way for small-scale farmers to greatly improve profitability of fertilizer use. Training events in Uganda drew 60 participants. The team hopes to expand the project to 12 other countries. Continue reading…

Nebraska Human Resources Institute seeks mentors

NHRI counselor Brooke Talbott (right) and junior counselor Katherine spending an evening at the ice rink.The Nebraska Human Resources Institute, a strengths-based mentoring program, is seeking new student mentors. Orientation sessions are 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 17 to March 14, in CBA room 141. Faculty and staff can nominate students to become mentors by sending them to an orientation session. Continue reading…

Spring Volunteer Fair is TODAY

The Spring Volunteer Fair is 2 to 4 p.m. today, January 16 in the Nebraska Union. Organized by the Center for Civic Engagement, the event allows students, faculty and staff to learn about local service opportunities. Continue reading…

Originally published January 16, 2013 - Submit an Item