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World Food Prize Laureate to Speak at Heuermann Lecture

Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley will speak at the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln April 21.

Pesticide Container Recycling Program Enters 24th Year

2015 marks the 24th year of the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Container Recycling Program. The program recycles 1- and 2.5-gallon plastic pesticide containers and 15-, 30- and 55-gallon plastic crop protection chemical drums.

Agriculture Group Honors Johanns, Names New Members

Mike Johanns has been recognized by the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement for his advocacy of agriculture.

Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Phil Karsting Visits the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phil Karsting, Nebraska native and Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, recently visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Session to Help Producers Prepare for Cattle Breeding Season

Nebraska Extension's Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series will conduct a session on preparing for the upcoming cattle breeding season April 2 at the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

Nebraska Extension Partners with USDA for Grant Workshops

Grant-writing workshops designed to help potential applicants understand, develop and submit their federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program are being offered in every state this spring through a unique collaboration between federal, state and regional partners.

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Slip 3 Percent in Last Year

After five years of increases in Nebraska farmland values, the state average dropped 3 percent, according to preliminary findings released today by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Filley-Garey Lecturer to Address Challenges of Sustainably Feeding a Growing Planet

Thomas W. Hertel, distinguished professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University and founder and executive director of Global Trade Analysis Project, will present this year’s Filley-Gary lecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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