Nebraska Study Reveals State’s Ethanol Industry Remains Strong Despite Recent Challenges

The ethanol and ethanol co-product industry continues to be a main economic driver in Nebraska, producing near-historic averages in 2020, despite lower ethanol prices and COVID-related production issues, according to a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln study. 

Karina Schoengold named Associate Director of The Nebraska Water Center

Crop insurance workshop October 19 in Grand Island

For those interested in registering for this workshop, please follow this link: Crop insurance workshop October 19 in Grand Island | IANR News (

Meet a Husker: Abigail Langdon

June 19, 2023

The Search Is On For Our Next Department Head

We are in the process of looking for our next Department Head. Please feel free to share this link with anyone that is interested:

Agricultural Economics Announces 2023 Outstanding Alumni and Service Award Winners

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has recognized Tim Schellpeper and Wesley Musser as recipients of its 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards, and CoBank, as the recipient of its 2023 Outstanding Service Award.

Upcoming Ag Econ Seminar - April 7, 2023

Dr. Juan Sesmero
Department of Agricultural Economics
Purdue University

Title: Out-of-Equilibrium Behavior and Inference on Firm Conduct: Evidence from Laboratory Experiments

Undergraduate Employment and Internships with the Center for Ag Profitability

Based in the Department of Agricultural Economics, the Center for Agricultural Profitability supports informed decision-making in agriculture through applied research and education.

The Center has announced new part-time temporary positions open to enrolled undergraduates at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Gain experience in bringing university research and extension outreach to life to impact the financial health of agriculture in Nebraska and beyond.

IANR Establishes Center for Agricultural Profitability

Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education has approved the establishment of the Center for Agricultural Profitability within the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The new interdisciplinary center, which was approved March 11, will facilitate faculty research, conduct outreach related to agricultural profitability and train undergraduate and graduate students — all to support informed decision-making in agriculture through applied research and education.

UNL report: Ag critical to Nebraska economy, state’s resilience