Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

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.

UNL Team Receives Grant Funding to Improve Low-Moisture Food Safety

A team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has received a portion of a $5 million USDA food safety grant to enhance low-moisture food safety by improving development and implementation of pasteurization technologies.

Nebraska Research Initiative to Help Fund Equipment at NIC

The Nebraska Research Initiative has approved a $1 million proposal from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Food Science and Technology and The Food Processing Center to help purchase equipment for the Food Innovation Center pilot plant at Nebraska Innovation Campus.

Nebraska Extension’s Beef Session to Focus on Forage and Pasture Management

Nebraska Extension's Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series will conduct a June 1 session on forage and pasture management at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, NE.

Nebraska Extension Joins Field to Market

Nebraska Extension announced today that it has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a multi-stakeholder initiative working to foster improvements in productivity, environmental quality and human well-being across the agricultural supply chain.

IANR Staff Honored with Awards

Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln staff members received awards today for their service in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of IANR presented the awards during a luncheon held at the Nebraska East Union.

Monsanto's Fraley Discusses Agricultural Innovations, Challenges

The public gathered Tuesday at Nebraska Innovation Campus to hear from Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season.

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