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Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL to host Twitter Town Hall with AgisAmerica

Extension specialists and researchers at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will partner with Agriculture is America(AgisAmerica), a national communications initiative aimed at highlighting the nation’s land grant institutions, to host a Twitter Town Hall on Friday Mar. 4 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST.

Staff Spotlight: Melissa Fenton

Meet Melissa Fenton, extension educator for Click2SciencePD.

Nebraska 4-H Foundation introduces online fund generation campaign

February is National 4-H month. To celebrate, the Nebraska 4-H Foundation is introducing an online fund generation campaign to support the Nebraska delegation who will be attending the 2016 National 4-H Congress.

Students swarm to UNL entomologist for class project

Erin Ingram, a UNL doctoral student and entomologist recently worked with second-graders at Evelyn Hamlow Elementary School in Waverly on a project about the disappearing honeybee population.

Raising Nebraska claims international award in promoting agriculture

Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy experience open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, took top honors in the category of promoting agriculture at the recent International Association of Fairs and Expositions convention in Las Vegas.

Poll shows rural Nebraskans view higher education as crucial

Rural Nebraskans believe higher education is important for individuals and for building a strong economy, according to the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll.

ExtensionCorps volunteer honored by ServeNebraska

Jonnisha McCleod, a 2014-2015 AmeriCorps Service Scholar in the Nebraska Extension ExtensionCorps program, has been honored as a finalist for a ServeNebraska Step Forward Award in the National Service Volunteer category.

At Rural Futures Conference, a Path From Hope to Action

Hope inspires vision. That was the message of the third national Rural Futures Conference this week at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. More than 600 people from 18 states and three countries gathered to discuss finding hope for the rural United States.

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