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Heuermann Lecture Tuesday to Focus on Future of Food

LINCOLN, Neb. — "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food" is the topic when co-authors and husband and wife Pam Ronald and Raoul Adamchak are Heuermann Lecturers Tuesday, Feb. 12.

IANR Delegation Advances Several Initiatives on Trip to China

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources continues to build relationships in China, with recent developments on several fronts aimed at building an important foothold for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the state itself in one of the fastest growing economic powers in the world.

Nebraska LEAD 31 Travels to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan

LINCOLN, Neb. — Twenty nine Nebraska LEAD 31 Fellows recently returned from the 2013 International Study/Travel Seminar to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Corn and Soybean Growers Share On-Farm Research

LINCOLN, Neb. — Corn and soybean growers are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program Feb. 11 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead or Feb. 12 at the 4-H Building at the York County Fairgrounds in York.

Grandin to Headline 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska women will learn how to care and plan for their farms, their communities, their families and themselves at the 28th Women in Agriculture Conference, one of the longest-running women's conference of its kind, Feb. 21-22 at the Kearney Holiday Inn.

Plant Scientists Hope to Use Epigenetics to Improve Crops

LINCOLN, Neb. — Plant scientists long have known they can alter crops genetically to improve performance; they've been doing it thousands of years. But what if they could dramatically improve crops by leaving the genes themselves unchanged but instead change how they're expressed in a way that would be passed down to future generations?

UNL Offering Pesticide Safety Education Program Statewide Beginning January

December 19, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification in 2013 to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides can get training through University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Education to Private Pesticide Applicators Available From UNL Extension

December 19, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2013, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, should contact their local University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office for information on pesticide education training sessions that begin in January.