Livestock

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Livestock

Rockey stresses importance of ag research during Heuermann Lecture

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, said advances in agricultural research have played a significant role in improving life expectancy and quality of life and will be critical to feeding the world's growing population.

Nebraska extension to offer equine welfare short course

Nebraska Extension, along with the Nebraska Horse Welfare Coalition, will hold an Equine Welfare Short Course on April 29 in Room A222 of the Animal Science Building on East Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Ronald Lewis rewarded for teaching excellence in quantitative genetics and genomics

Ronald Lewis’ peers commended his teaching for Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA) with a Faculty Excellence Award. Lewis, is professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln.

UNL's Block and Bridle Club to honor Bosshamer

Ann Marie Bosshamer of Kearney will be recognized as the newest University of Nebraska-Lincoln Block and Bridle honoree.

Husker Food Connection coming to City Campus April 21

Husker Food Connection will take place April 21 at the Nebraska Union Plaza on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's City Campus.

Heuermann Lecture to focus on food and agriculture research

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26.

Beef methane conference offered May 11-12

Beef producers, extension educators, veterinarians and others in the beef industry are encouraged to attend the 2016 Beef Methane Conference May 11-12 hosted by Nebraska Extension.

Filley-Garey lecture to address how regulations act as disincentives for application of science

Daniel Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at University of California, Davis, will present this year’s Filley Garey lecture “Animal Agriculture Facing Pressure from Regulations and Private Standards” on April 22.

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