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LEAD Fellowship applications available for group 36

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

Device developed by UNL scientist could make testing for Zika and other viruses easier

A device developed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of biochemistry Jiri Adamec, in collaboration with Novilytic, LLC could potentially transform the process of testing for the Zika virus.

UNL agriculture college, NCTA sign 2+2 transfer agreement

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has signed a 2+2 agreement with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

Nebraska ag land values decline 4 percent

The average for Nebraska agricultural land values has declined by about 4 percent in the last year according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Farm Real Estate Market Survey.

Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council elects new officers

The Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council recently elected new officers and board members during its annual meeting.

UNL student Maci Lienemann chosen as Next Generation Delegate

Maci Lienemann, a senior animal science major from Princeton, has been named a Next Generation Delegate by The Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL to host Twitter Town Hall with AgisAmerica

Extension specialists and researchers at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will partner with Agriculture is America(AgisAmerica), a national communications initiative aimed at highlighting the nation’s land grant institutions, to host a Twitter Town Hall on Friday Mar. 4 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST.

UNL research aimed at improving swine disease control

Beginning in the spring of 2013, a deadly virus spread quickly throughout the swine industry. The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) has been reported in over 35 states and is estimated to have an annual economic impact of up to $1.8 billion. Research recently conducted by faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is giving swine producers and veterinarians potential methods to manage and prevent the spread of PEDV.

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