Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

International Master Gardener Conference Registration Opens

The biennial International Master Gardener Conference will be held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs on Sept. 22-25. Co-hosted by Nebraska Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, this year’s theme is “Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland.”

USDA, Microsoft to Launch "Innovation Challenge" to Address Food Resiliency

$60,000 in Prizes Offered for Most Creative Applications Using USDA Open Data

Farmers Markets: Not Just a Fad

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates over 1,000,000 people visit a farmers market weekly.

International Chefs Learn from Nebraska Extension

The Nebraska Beef Council recently contacted Nebraska Extension and asked them do a chuck roll cutting demonstration for 9 chefs from Jordan.

IANR Salutes Retiring Faculty, Staff

Faculty and staff represent the most important asset to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources in achieving its tri-partite mission of education, research, and translational extension.

Pannier to Discuss Vaccine Development at Congressional Briefings

Angela Pannier, associate professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will speak during the SCIENCE 2034 Live Congressional briefings on June 24.

Mobile Beef Lab Takes Hands-On Learning to a New Level

Youth across Nebraska are telling their friends about the time they put their arm into a living cow. This is just one of the fun and educational activities available in the Nebraska Extension Husker Mobile Beef Lab.

Nebraska Extension: Poultry Events Canceled Across Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has canceled all poultry events across Nebraska through Jan. 1, 2016, as an effort to prevent the spread of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. The decision was made following discussions with Nebraska Extension and poultry industry leaders.

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