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Husker research brings swine industry closer to broad virus protection

After eight years of gathering data from more than 1,000 pigs infected with porcine circovirus 2, University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers have identified the gene associated with pigs' susceptibility to the deadly swine disease.
Daniel Ciobanu, associate professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Lianna Walker, graduate student at Nebraska

Three State Beef Conference Jan. 15-17, 2019

Area beef producers should make plans to attend the fifth annual Three-State Beef Conference Jan. 15, 16 and 17, 2019 with locations in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska.

Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers annual conference is Oct. 27

The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Annual conference is scheduled for Oct. 27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Animal Science Building in Lincoln
Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers Association

BeefWatch articles now available in Spanish

BeefWatch, an electronic monthly newsletter that provides beef producers with timely, research-based information on beef production issues as well as current issues and timely topics for consumers, is expanding to reach Hispanics working in the cattle industry.

4S Goat Expo Oct. 13-14 in North Platte

Goat producers in Nebraska and the surrounding region are encouraged to attend the 4S Goat Expo that is scheduled for Oct. 13 - 14 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds

John Pollak to coordinate integrated beef systems initiative

John Pollak, former director of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, has been named coordination lead for the Nebraska Integrated Beef Systems Initiative at the University of Nebraska.
John Pollak

Grassland studies fall seminar series begins Sept. 17

The 24th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include 9 presentations on topics related to transforming range curriculum in the 21st century, producer perspectives of systems management, ranch profitability given increased precipitation variability and flexible stocking and the history of grassland science at Nebraska.
Center for Grassland Studies

Husker Harvest Days: University exhibits to focus on managing change, challenge

Husker Harvest Days exhibits from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will help show farm and ranch families how to manage change and challenges in their operations.
Husker Harvest Days