Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Nebraska State Fair to feature 4-H presentations, cooking demos, pep rally

Visitors to the 148th Nebraska State Fair Aug. 25 to Sept. 4 in Grand Island will celebrate the people, products and talent of the state.
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Seminar program at Nebraska helps food entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs looking to start a food business are encouraged to register for the National Food Entrepreneur Program offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center.
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Extension seeks Lincoln’s extra harvest to help those in need

Nebraska Extension is challenging Lincoln gardeners to grow extra produce this season to support those in need.
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Program allows SNAP participants to double fruits, vegetables

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, CHI Health and Children's Hospital and Medical Center to double the value of federal nutrition benefits in Lincoln through the Double Up Food Bucks program.
Double Up

New report examines how consumers make food choices

While labels can tell the consumer what is in a product and the nutritional value, less than 10 percent of surveyed consumers look to the source—farmers and ranchers—for their food production facts.
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Can yogurt each day keep the doctor away?

Diabetes, heart disease and inflammatory disorders threaten the health of many Americans. University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are investigating the gut microbiome in search of answers.
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Nebraska Extension creating healthy environments

Through statewide programming and dynamic partnerships, Extension team members reached over 63,000 Nebraskans with programs focused on healthy habits in 2016.

Student Spotlight: Shannon Rezac

Meet Shannon Rezac, a senior food science and technology major from Fremont, Neb.

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