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Megan Buffington

Megan Buffington is a journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. Most recently, she was a Dow Jones News Fund digital production intern with The Arizona Republic in Phoenix. She also previously worked for Nebraska Public Media, where she reported a feature story on the Hastings, Nebraska Superfund site, and the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. Before she graduates in December, Megan will be finishing her senior reporting project on sustainable agriculture in Nebraska and serving as the project manager for The Daily Nebraskan, UNL's student publication. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking and gardening.

Meet Del and Ed, the new faces of Nebraska Corn

A middle-aged man (Ed) stands at a blackboard that reads “5X” with an arrow pointing to “20% less” and the rest of the board is filled with complex mathematical equations and doodles. On the right, an older man (Del) looks at Ed with a slightly exasperated expression. The men stand in front of a cornfield with bluffs and Chimney Rock in the background.
Have you heard of Del and Ed? If you haven’t heard them, you’ve likely seen them. They’ve spent the last year popping up on...