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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

Faculty startup named innovation business of the year

Goldfinch Solutions, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln faculty startup company, has been named the Nebraska Business Development Center’s Innovation Business of the Year.
Innovation Award

Marketing Hometown America energizing rural communities

Nebraska Extension's Marketing Hometown America is an educational program focused on recruiting and retaining new residents.
Rural

Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference April 19-20 in McCook

The Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference will be held April 19-20 in McCook.

Women entrepreneurs conference March 17-18 in Lincoln

Those who support women-led or owned businesses and those looking to start a business are encouraged to attend the Women Entrepreneurs (WE) Conference, sponsored by the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program.
WE

New study details retail trends across Nebraska

Nebraska’s retail activity is shifting toward urban centers according to a new study conducted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Downtown

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