Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

Heuermann Lecture to focus on food and agriculture research

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26.

Filley-Garey lecture to address how regulations act as disincentives for application of science

Daniel Sumner, Frank H. Buck, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics at University of California, Davis, will present this year’s Filley Garey lecture “Animal Agriculture Facing Pressure from Regulations and Private Standards” on April 22.

WeCook after-school program engaging local underserved youth

Childhood obesity has become a major health problem for youth in the United States. This is especially true among low-income families that often lack the time and budget to commit to proper nutrition. Nebraska 4-H Youth Development is addressing this issue through a program called WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness.
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Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to honor 4, elect new members

he Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson and Frank Johannsen at a banquet at 6 p.m. April 8 in the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union.

Student Spotlight: Soon Kiat Lau

Meet Soon Kiat Lau, graduate research assistant in the Department of Food Science and Technology

Staff Spotlight: Tara Dunker

Meet Tara Dunker, state project coordinator for WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness.

UNL agriculture college, NCTA sign 2+2 transfer agreement

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has signed a 2+2 agreement with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

Staff Spotlight: Jean Ann Fischer

Meet Jean Ann Fischer, Nebraska Extension educator in nutrition and health sciences.

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