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Feds to Ease Rules on Drone Flights Over Crowds and at Night

Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on flying small drones over crowds and at night, which would give a boost to the commercial use of unmanned aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration... Read More

Sharing wheat knowledge

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Helping those who serve in wheat organization leadership roles develop a better understanding of entire milling process was the focus of the IGP–KSU Flour Milling for State Wheat Commissioners and Staff course held December 17... Read More

USDA Agricultural Research Service Ready for 2019 after Stellar 2018 Performance

WASHINGTON — If the scientific and technological achievements of 2018 are any indication, the upcoming year promises to be just as successful for the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) as it continues to deliver scientific solutions to nation... Read More

USDA Announces Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says USDA has established the National Bioengineered Food Standard. The standard will require food manufacturers, importers, and certain retailers to make sure bioengineered foods are properly disclosed to consumers. Perd... Read More

Great Plains Grazing webinar to highlight research-based agriculture science curriculum for K-12 education

Impacts of Authentic Research Experiences for Teachers (ARET) on Agricultural Education MANHATTAN, Kan. – Teachers in K-12 classrooms now have more tools to help them educate students about the impact agriculture has in everyday lives. Great... Read More

Stabenow Applauds USDA Launch of  High-Speed Internet Initiative

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, released the following statement on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement of a new $600 mil... Read More

Resistance Management Webinar Series Starts in January

Managing resistant pests is an increasing issue throughout crop production in Nebraska and the entire U.S. Staying updated on current strategies to manage resistant pests is critical. A new Nebraska Extension resource, the “Resistance Management We... Read More

Beef Genetics Researchers Seek to Understand Technology Utilization

Beef cattle producers have a wide range of selection tools available for use in selection of breeding stock. These range from visual appraisal to EPD (expected progeny differences) and selection indexes that leverage genomic technologies. Adoption of... Read More

‘Train the Trainer’ Project Aims to Boost Youth Interest in Computer Science

Lincoln, Nebraska, Dec. 3, 2018 – Nebraska Extension is partnering with the National 4-H Council to pilot an effort to engage youth in computer science. Supported by a one-year, $299,950 grant from the National Science Foundation, the team will ... Read More