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Rural Nebraskans confident in ability to spot fake news

Most rural Nebraskans are somewhat or very confident in their ability to recognize news that is made up, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.

Alumni Spotlight: Logan Peters

Catch up with animal science alum Logan Peters, who currently works as a cattle procurement representative in Boise, Idaho.
Logan Peters

Nebraska Extension offers nonprofit board boot camps

Nebraska Extension and the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands are partnering to provide nonprofit board boot camps throughout Nebraska this fall.
Boot Camp

Nebraska LEAD announces 2017-2019 fellows

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 37 participants have been announced by the program's director, Terry Hejny. The two-year program will begin in September.
LEAD

A model for innovation: Project will bring makerspace to Sidney

A new project led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will establish an Innovation Makerspace Co-Laboratory in Sidney, with the goal of building a network of makerspaces around the state in small towns and places they wouldn't normally exist.
Makerspace

Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute explores ag careers

This week the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute is being held at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. This event has been put on for over 40 years and helps youth explore careers in agriculture.
Lukas Fricke

Poll: Despite strong ag ties, rural Nebraskans take downturn in stride

Fifty-five percent of rural Nebraskans say their financial situation is very dependent on the agricultural industry, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Rural

Drone project a winner for Gering High School, extension center

A team of students from Gering High School was named one of three national winners in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest in April. Gering received a $150,000 grant and $20,000 for a local nonprofit of their choice, which was the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.
Samsung

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