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Gamma Sigma Delta Initiates New Members, Presents Awards

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, held its annual New Member Initiation and Awards banquet in Lincoln Jan. 27.

Heuermann Lecture Tuesday to Focus on Future of Food

LINCOLN, Neb. — "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food" is the topic when co-authors and husband and wife Pam Ronald and Raoul Adamchak are Heuermann Lecturers Tuesday, Feb. 12.

IANR Delegation Advances Several Initiatives on Trip to China

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources continues to build relationships in China, with recent developments on several fronts aimed at building an important foothold for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the state itself in one of the fastest growing economic powers in the world.

Nebraska LEAD 31 Travels to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan

LINCOLN, Neb. — Twenty nine Nebraska LEAD 31 Fellows recently returned from the 2013 International Study/Travel Seminar to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Corn and Soybean Growers Share On-Farm Research

LINCOLN, Neb. — Corn and soybean growers are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research update program Feb. 11 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead or Feb. 12 at the 4-H Building at the York County Fairgrounds in York.

Grandin to Headline 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska women will learn how to care and plan for their farms, their communities, their families and themselves at the 28th Women in Agriculture Conference, one of the longest-running women's conference of its kind, Feb. 21-22 at the Kearney Holiday Inn.

Plant Scientists Hope to Use Epigenetics to Improve Crops

LINCOLN, Neb. — Plant scientists long have known they can alter crops genetically to improve performance; they've been doing it thousands of years. But what if they could dramatically improve crops by leaving the genes themselves unchanged but instead change how they're expressed in a way that would be passed down to future generations?

UNL Offering Pesticide Safety Education Program Statewide Beginning January

December 19, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification in 2013 to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides can get training through University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

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