The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has canceled all poultry events across Nebraska through Jan. 1, 2016, as an effort to prevent the spread of the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza. The decision was made following discussions with Nebraska Extension and poultry industry leaders.
Wildflowers are an important part of any region's identity. Nebraska Wildflower Week celebrates this sense of place through wildflower-related events and activities the first week in June, when many of Nebraska's prairies and gardens are at their prime.
Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln staff members received awards today for their service in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of IANR presented the awards during a luncheon held at the Nebraska East Union.
Kathleen Lodl, associate dean for Nebraska Extension, has been selected as one of the most influential in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) by the National AfterSchool Association.