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2016 Water for Food Global Conference

April 24, 2016 - April 26, 2016

Organized by the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska, the international conference will include plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, keynote speakers, side events and workshops:

  • Irrigation research and technology, including remote sensing and apps that help farmers target water usage to maximize yields.
  • Agricultural solutions in both crop development and management; and livestock
  • Information technology in a variety of water and food productivity sectors
  • Food processing advancements, including a tour of the University of Nebraska’s new Food Sciences building and laboratory
  • Public health and its important role in water and food security
  • Keynote presentations from some of the world’s leading voices in water and food security
  • Special events, such as the premier of “Thirsty Land,” a documentary on the drought affecting the western and southwestern portions of the U.S.; student poster competition; photography exhibit and competition; farm-to-table dinner; field trip options
  • Networking opportunities with faculty, students, ag producers, business leaders, policy makers and thought partners



April 24, 2016
April 26, 2016


Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska


Nebraska Innovation Campus
Lincoln, NE United States + Google Map

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