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Food & Nutrition

Area teens represent Nebraska at National Healthy Living Summit

Kyra Lewis of Mitchell High School and Sydnee Strain of Scottsbluff High School represented Nebraska at the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit Feb. 12-15 in Washington D.C.

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.

UNL research aimed at improving swine disease control

Beginning in the spring of 2013, a deadly virus spread quickly throughout the swine industry. The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) has been reported in over 35 states and is estimated to have an annual economic impact of up to $1.8 billion. Research recently conducted by faculty at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is giving swine producers and veterinarians potential methods to manage and prevent the spread of PEDV.

Nebraska LEAD 34 fellows travel to Hungary, Romania, Moldova

Twenty-nine Nebraska LEAD 34 Fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar in Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

UNL lectures on water and health begin Jan. 13

Seven free public lectures on the importance of water and health comprise the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's spring semester water seminar beginning Jan. 13.

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.

UNL students gain unique experience tracking, testing for salmonella

A course led by UNL's Andrew Benson is giving food science and technology students the chance to broaden professional prospects by learning to identify and track sources of foodborne illness that afflict about 1 in 6 Americans annually.

Incredible, Edible Vehicle Competition Dec.8 on UNL's East Campus

The Dec. 8 Incredible, Edible Vehicle Competition will be at the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union from 2-4 p.m.

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