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Grassland Studies fall seminar series begins Aug. 28

The 23rd annual fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands.
Grasslands

Poll shows many rural Nebraskans skirt local grocery stores

Nearly half of rural Nebraskans are bypassing their local grocery stores to buy their food at supercenters and supermarkets, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Grocery

'Backyard Farmer' live tapings coming to Grand Island, Nebraska City

Fans of the popular lawn-and-garden TV series "Backyard Farmer" are invited to attend two free live tapings.
Backyard Farmer

Nebraska State Fair to feature 4-H presentations, cooking demos, pep rally

Visitors to the 148th Nebraska State Fair Aug. 25 to Sept. 4 in Grand Island will celebrate the people, products and talent of the state.
State Fair

Staff Spotlight: Katie Kreuser

Meet Katie Kreuser, hop program coordinator with Nebraska Extension, based in Cass County.
Kreuser

Volunteers needed for STEMing into the Future at Nebraska State Fair

Volunteers are needed at the STEMing into the Future exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island.
STEM

Nebraska Extension seeks citizen scientists for eclipse

For the first time since 1776, the path of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will be exclusively visible in the contiguous United States. Nebraska Extension is hoping to capitalize on the rare scientific opportunity by encouraging Nebraskans to become citizen scientists.
Eclipse

Water and crops field day offered Aug. 24 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance will host a water and crops field day on Aug. 24 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, North Platte.
Water

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