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UNL animal science department appoints new student ambassadors

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln animal science department has appointed two new student ambassadors for the 2016-17 academic year.
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Ag econ commodity trading room open house is May 5

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln invites the public to visit their newly expanded commodity trading room. An open house will be held on May 5 from 2-4 p.m. in 105 Filley Hall.

New online course focused on feedlot horse handling and care

A new online course from Nebraska Extension has been developed for feedlots to teach workers, pen riders and processors safe horse handling and care.

Horseman's Update will be May 13 in Lincoln

Horse owners are invited to the Nebraska Extension Horseman’s Update May 13 on East Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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.

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