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Talking with each other: Traditional and alternative agriculture

Good neighbors in rural Nebraska keep open the lines of communication and work together – important for growers of both traditional row crops and alternative crops.

Ogallala Aquifer is focus of new USDA-funded research project

Researchers from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL and the Nebraska Water Center will play key roles as part of a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture-funded consortium to address agricultural sustainability on the Ogallala Aquifer.

Nebraska ag land values decline 4 percent

The average for Nebraska agricultural land values has declined by about 4 percent in the last year according to preliminary findings from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Farm Real Estate Market Survey.

Schmidt receives outstanding service award

Amy Millmier Schmidt, an assistant professor and livestock bioenvironmental engineer at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been awarded a 2015 Outstanding Service Award from the Nebraska Pork Producers Association.

Nebraska Extension offers Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series session

Nebraska Extension's Mid-Plains Beef Educational Series will conduct a special session March 29 on beef quality assurance practices for spring calving cows and calves, and using reproductive technologies in cow herds.

Area teens represent Nebraska at National Healthy Living Summit

Kyra Lewis of Mitchell High School and Sydnee Strain of Scottsbluff High School represented Nebraska at the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit Feb. 12-15 in Washington D.C.

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL to host Twitter Town Hall with AgisAmerica

Extension specialists and researchers at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will partner with Agriculture is America(AgisAmerica), a national communications initiative aimed at highlighting the nation’s land grant institutions, to host a Twitter Town Hall on Friday Mar. 4 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST.

Search begins for next head of UNL Animal Science Department

A committee appointed by Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Harlan Vice Chancellor Ronnie Green has begun the search process to recruit and select candidates for a new head of the Animal Science Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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