Food, Nutrition & Health


The Food, Nutrition and Health program is focused on improving nutrition, physical activity, and food safety outcomes for Nebraskans. The Food Website is a pioneer in connecting all the Extension food-related areas of a university under one umbrella website.

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Food, Nutrition & Health

This is the second in a series of food preservation live, virtual classes offered by the Nebraska Extension Food Preservation team.  Learn all about freezing your home grown produce to enjoy later.


Many Nebraskans are excited at this time of the year to begin preparations to preserve the great flavors of the growing season at home.  One must follow step-by-step instructions from approved, research tested recipes to assure they preserve a safe home canned product.  The Nebraska food preservation team is happy to announce the first class in their virtual series:  Jelly making LIVE!  Register to participate in a live demonstration of making jelly.  Our food preservation experts will be available to answer all of your questions!  Watch the class from the comf

As more Americans receive their COVID-19 vaccination and some local restrictions begin to ease, the food service industry is starting the process of reclaiming its share of the consumer food dollar.

Meat demand has been very strong over the past year, with meat sales at retail outlets up 18% by volume over the past year, according to information from the National Pork Board.

The on-line horticulture contest will be offered June 4-21st 2021.