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Local high school student working in animal science lab named semifinalist in national competition

A local high school student is receiving national recognition for the research she conducted in the lab of Samodha Fernando, an assistant professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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.

Women in Agriculture conference set for Feb. 25-26 in Kearney

Nebraska women will learn how to plan and make better business decisions for their farms and ranches, communities, families and themselves at the 31st Women in Agriculture Conference.

Brodersen named veterinarian of the year

Bruce Brodersen, veterinarian, associate professor and diagnostic pathologist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Veterinary Diagnostic Center in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been named veterinarian of the year by the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association.

Three Nebraska locations to host beef feedlot roundtables in February

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting personnel will learn the latest in nutrition, the Veterinary Feed Directive and economics at the 2016 beef feedlot roundtables Feb. 9-11 in West Point, Lexington and Scottsbluff, with remote connections to locations in Iowa in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension.

Nebraska Extension offers land application training in February

Nine Nebraska Extension offices will offer workshops in February providing livestock producers and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

'Market Journal' coming to RFD-TV in 2016

Fans of the "Market Journal" television program will have a new way to tune into the weekly broadcasts in 2016. RFD-TV will air "Market Journal" episodes to a nationwide audience beginning in January.

Samodha Fernando awarded 2015 IANR Dinsdale Family Faculty Award

Samodha Fernando, assistant professor in the Department of Annimal Science has been selected to receive the 2015 IANR Dinsdale Family Faculty Award.

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