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Gamma Sigma Delta Initiates New Members, Presents Awards

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, held its annual New Member Initiation and Awards banquet in Lincoln Jan. 27.

2013 Beef Feedlot Roundtables at Three Locations in February

LINCOLN, Neb. — Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, environment and economics at the 2013 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 19-21 in Gering, Holdrege and West Point, with remote connections to locations in Iowa.

IANR Delegation Advances Several Initiatives on Trip to China

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources continues to build relationships in China, with recent developments on several fronts aimed at building an important foothold for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the state itself in one of the fastest growing economic powers in the world.

Nebraska LEAD 31 Travels to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan

LINCOLN, Neb. — Twenty nine Nebraska LEAD 31 Fellows recently returned from the 2013 International Study/Travel Seminar to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Taiwan.

Grandin to Headline 2013 Women in Agriculture Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska women will learn how to care and plan for their farms, their communities, their families and themselves at the 28th Women in Agriculture Conference, one of the longest-running women's conference of its kind, Feb. 21-22 at the Kearney Holiday Inn.

Forage Specialist Offers Methods of Coping with Drought

LINCOLN, Neb. — With a drought as severe as last summer's, the long-lasting effects require long-term adaptations from producers who are working with the limited water supply.

Grandin: Livestock Industry Has Improved Handling, Needs to Tell Its Story Better

LINCOLN, Neb. — The U.S. beef industry has made huge strides in livestock handling in recent years but has done a poor job explaining that to the public, said leading animal behavior expert Temple Grandin Tuesday.

Temple Grandin is Heuermann Lecturer Jan. 15

LINCOLN, Neb. — "Improving Animal Welfare and Communication with the Public" is the topic when Temple Grandin, animal sciences professor at Colorado State University and a world leader in understanding animal behavior and designing livestock handling facilities, is the Heuermann Lecturer Jan. 15.

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