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LEAD Fellowship Applications Available for Group Thirty-three

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 33 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

Rural Futures Institute Awards Grants, Begins Search for Director

College students will go into rural communities to help with leadership and entrepreneurship projects and mentor troubled juveniles in youth rehab centers and faculty will help communities convince University of Nebraska graduates to return to their communities to work and live.

UNL Report: Agland Values Up Again, but Trend May Reverse in Next Year

Despite an extreme drought and indicators of weaker agricultural earnings on the horizon, Nebraska's agricultural land markets remain strong, with an overall increase of 25 percent in the last year, according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Mobile Technology Expands Small Business Reach

Mobile access to information is a growing requirement. Customers want – and expect – this access and successful small businesses provide it.

February Webinar Explores Information Security

When people enter personal information into a website, they trust that site to protect it from leaking into cyberspace. In an age when more and more business is conducted online, small businesses have to build a reputation for keeping their customers' information secure.

Food Processing Center Ice Cream Contest for High School Sophomores, Juniors

LINCOLN, Neb. — Who hasn't stood in front of a grocery freezer or in line at a dairy store and thought, "Boy, do I have a great idea for an ice cream flavor"? Well, now's your chance to back up your sweet talking.

Food Processing Center offers Seminar for Food Business Entrepreneurs

LINCOLN, Neb. — Food manufacturing businesses continue to develop throughout the country. The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides the nationally recognized Food Entrepreneur Assistance Program, which is specifically designed to assist individuals who want to start a food business.

Food Processing Center Plans Extrusion Workshop for Food Industry

LINCOLN, Neb. — Take a trip to any grocery store and you will see entire aisles dedicated to extruded products such as cereals, snacks, pastas, and pet foods and treats. These products account for billions of dollars in annual sales worldwide. The Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is presenting an extrusion workshop designed for the food industry Oct. 15-17.