Faculty Spotlight: Judy Wu-Smart

Meet Judy Wu-Smart, an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Entomology.

Choose Healthy Here bringing healthier options to Nebraska communities

Nebraska Extension has partnered with local agencies to make healthier options more accessible in communities throughout the state. 20 retailers across Nebraska are participating in the Choose Healthy Here program to increase access to affordable, nutritious and safe foods.

So you've inherited a farm, now what?

Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encouraged to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall.

Extension NEP team participates in cultural immersion workshop

Diversity and inclusion are central to the University of Nebraska’s mission and Nebraska Extension is doubling down. Recently, 45 members of extension’s Nutrition Education Program (NEP) participated in a day-long cultural immersion workshop.
Patricia Luck

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Kaslon

Meet Lisa Kaslon, an extension educator and district 4-H coordinator.
Lisa Kaslon

Tree planting event in Grand Island Oct. 21

Members of the public interested in learning more about proper tree planting are encouraged to attend “Re-Tree the Family Fun Zone,” a special tree planting event on Oct. 21 at the family fun zone area of Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd, Grand Island, Neb.
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Nebraska youth to explore wearable tech in STEM challenge

Nebraska youth will join thousands of others around the world in the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 4.

Rural Nebraskans express optimism for the future

Rural Nebraskans are positive about their community and current situation and continue to be optimistic about their future, but Panhandle residents are more pessimistic, according to the 2018 Nebraska Rural Poll.
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