2015 Omtvedt Innovation Awards Announced

Ronnie Green, University of Nebraska vice president, IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor and interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at UNL presented four Omtvedt Innovation Awards on Sept. 3 at the IANR All Hands Meeting.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Ready to Act on Climate Change

Many rural Nebraskans are concerned about potential weather problems in their area and most believe the state should develop a plan for adapting to climate change to reduce its impact on agriculture, communities and natural resources, the Nebraska Rural Poll shows.

Registration Open for Nebraska Extension Solar Workshop

Members of the public interested in gaining hands-on experience with solar PV design and installation are encouraged to register for the Nebraska Extension design and installation workshop Sept. 28 through Oct. 2.

Rodeo Teams Will Compete for Scholarships at Nebraska State Fair

The third annual Nebraska High School Rodeo will take place Sept.7 at the Nebraska State Fair. For the first time, the fair will co-host the rodeo with college rodeo teams from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture-Curtis, Chadron State College, Hastings College and Mid-Plains Community College.

2015 Nebraska State Fair Preview

Visitors to the Nebraska State Fair -- Aug. 28 to Sept. 7 in Grand Island -- can view more than 10,000 4-H exhibits from 2,500 exhibitors, representing all 93 Nebraska counties.

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Open House Aug. 26

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 16th annual open house Aug. 26.

South Central Ag Lab to Host Field Day Aug. 19

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center will host a field day Aug. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

New IANR Faculty, Staff Tour State

On Aug. 5-6, 20 new faculty and staff in UNL’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources traveled across the state as part of the IANR Roads Scholar Tour.