Opportunities for Nebraska, Volume Three: Food Scarcity is the third annual publication of Strategic Discussions for Nebraska, exploring the importance of University of Nebraska research on the way we live – and on the way the world lives.
The stories were written by University of Nebraska–Lincoln students enrolled in a Magazine Writing course in the spring of 2012.
Funding is provided by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and by the Robert and Ardis James Family Foundation. We are grateful for their support.
Read the stories and watch the videos as experts tell the stories of research and innovation at the University of Nebraska, which is one of the top research universities in the United States.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska are finding ways to help feed the world through:
- development of higher-yielding, weather-tolerant crop varieties
- careful use of water
- waste reduction in harvest and processing
- efficiencies in transportation of food
- finding better and more efficient ways of producing protein
- finding new ways every day to increase human health and well-being through scientific discovery
The result is abundant, safe, wholesome food for the world.
If you would like to have a hard copy of the publication, or if you would like to share your comments, please contact: Mary Garbacz, Strategic Discussions for Nebraska Coordinator, 402-472-7119 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Message From:
Facing the Global Food Challenge
A Place Without Limits: NU’s Leading Role in Ag Innovation – J.B. Milliken
“Ag is Sexy Again” as Global Need for Food Increases – Ronnie Green
“Failure is Not an Option” in Addressing Global Food Scarcity – Archie Clutter
Lenton the Founding Director of Daugherty Water for Food Institute – Roberto Lenton
Dickey Reflects on Years as Dean of Extension – Elbert Dickey
Food Scarcity Information Dissemination Complex, Vital – Karen Cannon
Technology and Food
Nebraska – the Food Capital of the World? – Rolando Flores
Is a Fully-Sustainable World Within Reach? – Mark Burbach
Agricultural Efficiency Sustains Resources, Produces More – Roch Gaussoin
Technology, Teamwork and Stewardship Vital in Meeting 2050 Global Food Need – P. Stephen Baenziger
Protein Production Essential in Feeding the World – Matt Spangler
Nebraska’s Irrigation Research Goes Global – William Kranz
The Plight of the Honey Bee – Marion Ellis
Society’s Health Reflects Changing Food Culture – Georgia Jones and Marilynn Schnepf
Steps to Building a Healthier World – Jean Ann Fischer
Economics of Food
Ag Economists – Working to Assure Abundant, Safe Food – Larry Van Tassell
Global Food Scarcity, Distribution, Roadblocks – Dennis Conley
Global Economics Research Explains Food Scarcity Challenges – Lilyan Fulginiti
World Food Supply Adequate, but Poverty is the Problem – Wes Peterson
Ag Land Reflects Value of Growing Food for the Future – Bruce Johnson
A Land of Plenty – Exporting to the World Stan Garbacz – Stan Garbacz