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Cass County Extension (Fairgrounds) February 23, 2017 and Otoe County Extension February 28, 2017 (Fairgrounds) will be some of the locations for Private Pesticide Applicator trainings.
Grain Marketing Workshop on February 21, 2017 at the Gage County Extension Office and February 22, 2017 Nemaha Natural Resources District, near Tecumseh. Grain marketing workshops will provide information and tools to help grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices and assist grain producers create a written marketing plan that is right for them. Nebraska Extension Educators will present location and commodity specific marketing information. Topics include developing a written marketing plan, and understanding basis and carrying charges. The workshops feature the Marketing in a New Era (MINE) simulator and the Grain Marketing Plan smartphone application.
The Community Vitality Initiative is focused on launching the heart and soul of the state, its rural and urban communities, into the future by focusing on entrepreneurship, recruiting new residents, disaster recovery, broadband access, engaging youth and young adults, and building businesses.
It is MUCH more than playing with legos! The First® Lego® League team members develop teamwork by planning, brainstorming and collaborating. The youth meet after school and their research, presentation and technical skills are put to test at First® Lego® League competitions. Dr. Deb Weitzenkamp, along with volunteer adult coaches, parents and school staff, guide students to prepare for competition. First® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. In 1998 he joined with Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen of LEGO® to create the program, First® Lego® League, for 9 to 14 year olds around the world. Regional competitions will provide an opportunity for area teams to advance to the state competition in February.
Power of Wind Art Show is sponsored by the Kregel Windmill Factory Museum and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kimmel Education and Research Center. Open to all ages! Art or written work needs to be original and illustrate or represent how wind is used for energy. Art forms showcasing wind power can include posters, paintings, photographs, illustrations, photographs, sculptures, original stories, poems, and more. Entries will be accepted at Kimmel Education & Research Center on April 20th through April 22nd.
Although we do have some microscopes in our hallway, not all research is conducted in a lab setting.


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Installation ceremony for Chancellor Green is April 6
Feb 2 – Faculty, staff, students and the public are invited to join in the official installation of Ronnie D. Green as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 20th chancellor at a special April 6 ceremony at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Read more
Nebraska Water Leaders Academy accepts four CASNR alums into seventh class
Feb 2 – The Nebraska Water Leaders Academy has accepted its seventh and largest class to date, including four CASNR alums Read more