A HEALTHY FUTURE
Volume 7, Number 2
- Growing Nebraska
- Water sustainability starts with water stewardship
- A system-wide approach to water stewardship
- Know your well
- Nebraska's irrigation history - it's complicated
- NSF grant to examine irrigation's role in precipitation
- Water Advisory Panel connects university with water decision-makers
- Statistics Department identifying more collaborative strengths
- Nebraska partners to fight antimicrobial resistance
- Together, we create the future: 2018 Rural Futures Institute Student Serviceship
- Leadership skills valuable part of CASNR education
BY THE NUMBERS
- 3 in 4 Nebraska farmers and ranchers work with Nebraska Extension each year to boost crop and animal productivity.
- 13.4 percent increase in CASNR’s enrollment from the previous academic year. The total number of CASNR undergraduate, graduate and professional students is 3,199 – the largest enrollment in the history of the college.
- 55 Nebraska high schools that have added agricultural education programs in the last eight years with assistance from the university’s Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication.
- 250 small and medium size manufacturing clients located in Nebraska that received support and assistance from the Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership in 2017, resulting in $2.2 million in new and retained sales, $2.6 million in cost savings and $628,701 in new client investments.
- 2,050 -plus tractor tests conducted at the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory. The lab is the officially designated testing station for the United States and gauges tractors according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development codes.
- 14,115 hands raised for Nebraska 4-H as part of the National 4-H Raise Your Hand campaign. Nebraska 4-H claimed second place in the competition, earning $10,000 to help provide hands on learning experiences to more youth across the state.