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Livestock

Three Animal Science Professors Receive National Honors

Three faculty members with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Department of Animal Science received national awards recently.

Ergot Poisoning a Concern in Cattle This Year

Cattle producers should be on the lookout for ergot, a fungus in grasses that causes circulatory problems in livestock that consume them.
Ergot in Smooth Brome. Links to larger image

Hiring Initiative Reaches One-third of Goal

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is more than one-third of the way through filling about three dozen key new faculty positions.

New Science Literacy Initiative Faculty On Board at UNL

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resource's Science Literacy Initiative received a big boost this summer with the hiring of several new faculty members.

Grassland Studies Schedules Fall Seminar Series

The 19th annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include lectures on topics ranging from use of crop residues in beef production systems and what we are learning from the 2012 Niobrara fire to turf care during the 2013 U.S. Senior Open Championship and greenhouse gas emissions from managed grasslands.

Extension to Offer Nitrate Testing of Forages at Husker Harvest Days

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension will offer nitrate testing of cattle forages at Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island Sept. 10-11.

National Junior Angus Association Selects UNL Student to be Angus Ambassador

One of her earliest memories was showing Angus around in her family's living room, pretending to be a cattle auctioneer.

Devastating Swine Disease Hasn't Hit State Yet, but Affecting Bacon Prices Nationwide

A devastating swine disease new to the United States hasn't shown up in Nebraska yet, but it's already forcing bacon prices nationwide to new highs.

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