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Work Kiesselbach Crops Research Laboratory (KCR) 101
Lincoln NE 68583-0817
Work 402-472-1581 On campus, dial 2-1581
Charles Francis, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska - Lincoln was educated in Agronomy at University of California - Davis and in Plant Breeding at Cornell University. He has conducted research on maize, beans, and farming systems in Nebraska, Maryland, New York, Philippines, Colombia, and Norway. His teaching has included courses in plant breeding, agronomy, agroecology, land use, local food systems, and international land grabs. He has been recognized with honorary doctoral degrees from University of Helsinki and Swedish Agricultural University. His travel, teaching and consulting has included work in more than 50 countries, and he continues to teach and conduct research with transdisciplinary teams in Nebraska, the U.S. Midwest, and the Nordic Region.

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Ethics of land use in Nebraska: farmer and consumer opinions in Washington County, J. Sustainable Agric.

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • 2009 Educator's Award, Sustainable Agriculture Education Association, 2009

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