Category: Photo Essay

Little Fire Ant Invasion

This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. In this photo essay, meet Dr. Andrea Lucky, Assistant Research Scientist of Insect Systematics, and learn about her work to eradicate a tiny invasive fire ant at the Field and Fork garden. View the photo ...

Food Security Pioneer: Anna Prizzia

This is the first installment of our "Science of Food Sustainability" series in partnership with the University of Florida's Field and Fork  program. In this photo essay, meet Anna Prizzia, Director of Field and Fork, and learn about her path to pioneering a campus and community wide sustainable food system. View the photo essay on ...

Tracy Pracheil: 4-H Youth Development

Tracy Pracheil, an Extension Educator at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the State 4-H Office, focuses on raising awareness of 4-H extension programs across the state of Nebraska. Through multimedia learning and marketing communications, Tracy is able to share stories and examples how Nebraska 4-H helps young people achieve their greatest potential. University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) ...

Ashley Mueller: Nebraska Extension Disaster Relief Specialist

Nebraska is devastated yearly by tornadoes, torrential rain, hail and high winds throughout the severe weather season. These disasters can disrupt lives and impact communities, and needs of those people affected are often unique and unmet. Disaster Relief specialist Ashley Mueller and the Nebraska Extension staff are positioned to engage in local emergency management planning ...

Allen Dutcher: Extension Ag Climatologist

Allen Dutcher is an Extension Agricultural Climatologist at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He says, “Climatology, in its purest sense, is being able to take weather data and apply it to the long-term trends.” He combines his expertise in meteorology with the Extension land-grant mission to deliver science-based information to the public through interactive and engaging ...

Buy Fresh, Buy Local Nebraska

Elaine Cranford, a founder of Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska, describes the program and its importance to the local food system across the state. This program connects consumers, producers, restaurant owners, and grocery store owners within their food guide. Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska looks to improve its reach across the state in the coming ...

Dr. Mary Drewnoski: Nebraska Beef Systems Specialist

Learn about the science of beef! University of Nebraska Extension Specialist, Dr. Mary Drewnoski spends her days working to help make Nebraska’s beef industry the very best it can be. Whether it’s producer education, advising graduate students, or conducting research, Dr. Drewnoski is always striving to better “The Beef State.” This photo essay was produced ...