Boehm encourages IANR to build on existing strengths

IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm highlighted a number strengths driving the institute’s palpable momentum during the IANR All Hands Meeting on Jan. 30.
All Hands

Doug Zalesky named ENREC director

The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has named Doug Zalesky director of its Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC), located near Mead, NE.
Doug Zalesky

2018 Beef Feedlot Roundtables in Bridgeport, Lexington, West Point

Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn some new information related to feedlot nutrition and health at Nebraska Extension’s 2018 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 6-8 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point.

Husker researchers explore economic potential for sweet sorghum ethanol in western Nebraska

A team from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is exploring sweet sorghum ethanol as a future income source for dryland agriculture in western Nebraska.

Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops

Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s introductory beekeeping workshops.

Nebraska Extension pilots youth preparedness initiative

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through Aug. 2018.

Nebraska Extension offering land application training in February

Eight Nebraska Extension offices across the state will offer workshops in February providing livestock and crop farmers with information on how to turn manure nutrients into better crop yields while protecting the environment.

New Extension Training Available for Applicators of RUP Dicamba

Online training for Nebraska applicators who plan to use new restricted use pesticide (RUP) dicamba products now is available through Nebraska Extension.