NDA’S 2022 poster contest highlights Nebraska agriculture

NDA’S 2022 poster contest highlights Nebraska agriculture

With abundant natural resources and a diverse landscape, Nebraska’s good life is home to some of the nation’s best agriculture. To highlight the state’s number one industry, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is asking students to enter its annual poster contest. The contest is open to all Nebraska students…
American Farm Bureau Foundation partners with Nationwide to foster ag education

American Farm Bureau Foundation partners with Nationwide to foster ag education

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is making agriculture education resources more accessible to classrooms across the country by partnering with Nationwide for education grants. The Ag Foundation opened applications this week for education grants that aim to empower educators with more accurate information about agriculture. Three hundred educators…
Student scholarships available for 2022 Women in Agriculture conference

Student scholarships available for 2022 Women in Agriculture conference

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will award up to 15 scholarships to students to attend the 2022 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 24 and 25, in Kearney. The two-day conference will offer a variety of topics during the workshop sessions and keynote addresses. Attendees will learn how to…
UNL Animal Welfare Judging Team places fifth in national contest

UNL Animal Welfare Judging Team places fifth in national contest

The Husker Animal Welfare Judging Team placed fifth during the annual American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Welfare Assessment Contest held late last year. A record 269 participants representing 28 universities and 8 countries competed in the contest, which was held virtually in 2021. The University of Nebraska team was comprised…
A Force to be Reckoned With – Sawyer Gilbert on Breaking the Barrier

A Force to be Reckoned With – Sawyer Gilbert on Breaking the Barrier

One thing is certain: Sawyer Gilbert is a force to be reckoned with. The 19-year-old World Champion Breakaway Roper from Buffalo, South Dakota has already proven herself at the highest level of rodeo.  The kicker? She’s only getting started. With breakaway roping being introduced to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo…
College scholarships offered by Midwest Dairy Nebraska Division

College scholarships offered by Midwest Dairy Nebraska Division

Midwest Dairy is invested in creating dairy advocates as well as developing the next generation of dairy. Therefore, the Nebraska Division is offering six college scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500. New this year is the expansion of offering the scholarships to graduate students. Scholarship levels include: Full-time undergraduate and…
SCC ag students raise $3,400 for Gage County youth

SCC ag students raise $3,400 for Gage County youth

Students on Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus raised approximately $3,400 for the Gage County Adopt-a-Kid community service project. Students raised money to buy nearly 80 gifts for local children in the Beatrice area during the holiday season. “It was very uplifting to have the opportunity to provide kids with gifts…
Stehlik wins national teaching award

Stehlik wins national teaching award

Dan Stehlik is a lifelong learner and educator. The Dorchester, Neb., native and Curtis resident has taken what he’s learned as a farmer, livestock producer and teacher in Kansas and Nebraska, and applied his “learning by doing” philosophy to 29 years of high school and college agricultural programs. Stehlik approaches…
Lincoln Northeast students immersed in ag, natural resources through new program

Lincoln Northeast students immersed in ag, natural resources through new program

Over the course of a few days in November, about 700 Lincoln Northeast High School students visited the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus, where their math and science classes took a hands-on turn. The students peered at insects crawling in flour, crafted their own irrigation systems and assembled DIY hydroponic…
Applications open for CASNR Change Maker competition

Applications open for CASNR Change Maker competition

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has launched their 2022 quick pitch scholarship competition for students who dare to dream big and do the extraordinary to address worldwide issues. The CASNR Change-Maker Quick Pitch Competition asks current and prospective CASNR students to submit…