Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Live-streamed discussion to explore the future of food and agriculture

The Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a live-stream of the Washington International Trade Association’s discussion of the future of food and agriculture.

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Grocery

'Backyard Farmer' live tapings coming to Grand Island, Nebraska City

Fans of the popular lawn-and-garden TV series "Backyard Farmer" are invited to attend two free live tapings.
Backyard Farmer

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.
State Fair

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.
FPC

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.
Produce

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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