Category: Photo Essay

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 ...

The Science of Livestock Evaluation: NE Extension Program for Youth

According to Beef Systems Educator, Brad Bennett, the 4-H Livestock Evaluation program through Nebraska Extension is beneficial to youth of all ages. This photo essay features Bennett and his work with livestock evaluation. He explains that through this program, youth not only learn about animal science topics, but they also develop strong leadership, communication and ...

Food Sustainability: Nebraska Extension Double Up Food Bucks

Nebraska Extension is partnering with a nationwide program called Double Up Food Bucks. The program provides low-income families access to healthier food, farmers a broader customer base, and local economies more dollars. This photo essay highlights the benefits of the program and the impact it has made in communities. This photo essay was produced by ...

The Science of Sustainability: Prairie Plate Restaurant

Jerry and Renee Cornett share the story of their restaurant and its notable philosophy. Focusing on the state’s agriculture and soil, Prairie Plate is leading the way in local farming sustainability. They are influencing Nebraska’s food culture, changing the way people view and taste their food. This video was produced by UNL student Elizabeth Austad ...

The Science and History of the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum

Located on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus, the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum is home to a wide variety of tractors and equipment. Viewers of all ages and from around the world can come see the evolution of tractors and learn about the Nebraska Tractor Test Law. The Larsen Tractor Test and Power ...

Quantified Ag: Cattle Health Management, Simplified

Quantified Ag takes the guess work out of cattle health by providing fast Quantified Ag takes the guess work out of cattle health by providing fast fast sorting and treatment for cattle producers and feedlot operators. Alex Heine, Business Development Manager, discusses the company beginnings, ear-tag system, and application of the product.