Program allows SNAP participants to double fruits, vegetables

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, CHI Health and Children's Hospital and Medical Center to double the value of federal nutrition benefits in Lincoln through the Double Up Food Bucks program.
Double Up

Nebraska Extension hosts Middle Niobrara conservation field day

Nebraska Extension is partnering with local landowners, Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District, Nebraska Forest Service, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to host a conservation field day July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poll: Despite strong ag ties, rural Nebraskans take downturn in stride

Fifty-five percent of rural Nebraskans say their financial situation is very dependent on the agricultural industry, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.

Nebraska Extension offers crop management clinics

Agribusiness professionals and crop producers will have an opportunity to take a close-up look at field conditions, research and techniques at Nebraska Extension Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics in July and August at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead.

Faculty Spotlight: John Porter

Meet Extension Educator John Porter, who holds a joint appointment with Nebraska Extension and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture as the Urban Agriculture Program Coordinator.
John Porter

New report examines how consumers make food choices

While labels can tell the consumer what is in a product and the nutritional value, less than 10 percent of surveyed consumers look to the source—farmers and ranchers—for their food production facts.

'Raise Your Hand': 4-H alumni encouraged to support organization

The largest youth development program in the nation, 4-H, is calling on all alumni to help bring 4-H programming to 10 million youth by 2025. Currently 4-H empowers nearly six million young people in every county across America, including over 140,000 4-H members in Nebraska.

Mosquitoes long plague humanity

Mosquitoes have plagued humanity for millennia, causing yellow fever, malaria, and more recently, West Nile Virus (WNV) and Zika Virus.