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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.
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'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.
NE4H

Mosquitoes long plague humanity

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

Extension to host weed management, cover crops field day

Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center.

Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center hosts open house June 29

The inaugural open house at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead -- formerly the Agricultural Research and Development Center -- is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29. The event is co-hosted by State Sen. Bruce Bostelman.
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Extension helps Nebraska educators plan for solar eclipse

On Aug. 21 the United States will experience its first total solar eclipse in 38 years. Nebraska Extension is helping Nebraska educators get their students excited for this rare event through a series of solar eclipse trainings offered this summer.

Nebraska Extension issues emergency management of runoff holding ponds recommendations

With Nebraska’s recent wet weather pattern, Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality are reminding producers and landowners to be vigilant in monitoring lagoon and runoff holding pond levels.

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