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Livestock

As Heat, Humidity Set In, Livestock Heat Stress is Danger

The heat and humidity of summer are arriving in many parts of Nebraska this week, and a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educator is offering tips on how to handle livestock in these potentially dangerous conditions.

UNL Report: 'It is Time to Act' on Expanding Livestock Industry in State

Nebraska's uniquely intertwined agricultural economy, although still the engine of the state's economy, may not be operating to its full potential, says a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report that outlines the potential impact of several livestock-industry expansion scenarios.

Governor's Food Safety Conference Next Week to Update E. coli Research

The latest research on E. coli will be presented at a conference in Lincoln May 27-29.

Four UNL Rodeo Team Members Qualify for 'Rose Bowl' of College Rodeo

In numbers greater than any year since 1986, four University of Nebraska-Lincoln Rodeo team members will be going to Casper, Wyoming, June 15-21 to compete in the College National Finals Rodeo.

2014 4-H District Horse Shows Start in June

Nebraska horse riders will compete June 9-14 in University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension 4-H District Horse Shows.

Cattle Temperament Linked to Feedlot Performance

The temperament of cattle may have a significant impact in how they perform in the feedlot, according to research by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Kansas State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

U.S. Meat Animal Research Center Celebrates 50 Years

Fifty years ago Congress approved legislation that began the transfer of a Naval Ammunition Depot to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, thus creating the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center.

UNL Vet School Uses Greyhounds as Learning Tool

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine is using greyhounds to teach students how to give dogs physical exams.

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