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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.

Registration open for Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers event

Registration is open for the 19th annual Nebraska Winery and Grape Growers Forum and Trade Show.

Nebraska LEAD recognition banquet set for March 11

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry will be the keynote speaker at the Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Program recognition banquet scheduled for March 11 in Lincoln.

Online marketplace created by UNL students named a finalist in competition

FarmAfield, an online marketplace being developed by three University of Nebraska–Lincoln students has been named a finalist in the international Thought for Food Challenge.

York will host 2016 Connecting Young Nebraskans Summit

York has been selected as the site of the 2016 Connecting Young Nebraskans Summit. Young leaders from across the state will gather to network and build skills at the summit Oct. 27 and 28 at the Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave.

Nebraska LEAD 34 fellows travel to Hungary, Romania, Moldova

Twenty-nine Nebraska LEAD 34 Fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar in Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

Women in Agriculture conference set for Feb. 25-26 in Kearney

Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, communities, families and themselves at the 31st Women in Agriculture Conference.

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