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Faculty Spotlight: Benny Mote

Meet Benny Mote, a swine extension specialist in the Department of Animal Science.

Biosolids program helps Nebraska cities reduce waste, save money

Cities in Nebraska are partnering with Nebraska Extension to use biosolids, or processed municipal treatment plant solids, to fertilize crops.

Nebraska Extension to Hold Post-Harvest Grain Marketing Workshops

Nebraska Extension post-harvest grain marketing workshops will be offered at 10 sites across Nebraska in November and December to assist grain producers in creating a written post-harvest marketing plan that is right for them.

At Rural Futures Conference, a Path From Hope to Action

Hope inspires vision. That was the message of the third national Rural Futures Conference this week at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. More than 600 people from 18 states and three countries gathered to discuss finding hope for the rural United States.

Buffetts Discuss How to Find Hope in a Hungry World

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces. The Buffetts spoke to an overflow audience at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Wednesday evening in the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2015-16 season.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Say Communities are Changing for Better

Rural Nebraskans gave positive ratings to their communities, while optimism about the expected change in their community has increased over the past five years, the 2015 Nebraska Rural Poll shows.

Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Helps Growers Generate Results

The Nebraska On-Farm Research Network (NOFRN) provides an opportunity for growers to get questions answered about their own fields.

Nebraska Rural Poll Celebrates 20th Year

2015 marks the 20th year of the Nebraska Rural Poll. The public will have a chance to explore Rural Poll data more in depth and contribute to future poll and research studies during two educational sessions on Oct. 21.

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