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Livestock

Animal Scientist Funston Gets Regional Extension Award

Nebraska Extension beef cattle reproduction specialist Rick Funston has been honored for his beef and heifer management work.

Beef and Pork Quality Assurance Training Dec. 2

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will be offering a Beef Quality Assurance and Pork Quality Assurance recertification and training Dec. 2 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center.

Ag Progress Show Will Help Producers Increase Profitability

A Dec. 17 Ag Progress Show at the Atkinson Community Center in Atkinson will give producers an opportunity to hear research-based information on current topics that potentially could increase their profitability, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator said.

Agriculture Must Answer Consumers Questions Better, Panelists Agree

Consumers are asking questions about the food-production system they've never asked before, and agriculture needs to do a better job of answering those questions, panelists at a University of Nebraska-Lincoln lecture agreed Thursday.

Next Heuermann Lecture to Focus on Importance of Ag Communications

Given agriculture's growing complexity and the importance of feeding an increasing global population, clear communication about the science of food production is critical.

Six Land-grant Universities Launch Animal Ag Industry Climate Change Website

The $346 billion U.S. animal agriculture industry is already paying the price for an unstable climate with more frequent and extreme weather events that are devastating to individual producers and influence costs throughout the entire industry, a University of Nebraska Lincoln animal environmental engineer says.

UNL Dedicates Statues of Former Secretaries of Agriculture

On a day when four former U.S. secretaries of agriculture from Nebraska were honored in bronze on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus, Ronnie Green already was looking ahead to the need to make room for a fifth and sixth – who knows how many? – statues.

Statues of Four Secretaries of Agriculture to be Dedicated Saturday

Statues honoring four Nebraskans who made lasting, national impacts on agriculture and natural resources have come to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.

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