Animal Agriculture



May 6, 2020

Join Dr. Leigh Ann Skurupey of North Dakota State University for a virtual clinic on horse showmanship. In addition to being the Associate Chair of 4-H in North Dakota, and the State 4-H Youth Development Specialist for Animal and Equine Sciences, Dr. Skurupey is a carded judge for the American Paint Horse Association, the Pinto Horse Association of America, and the American Stock Horse Association.

May 1, 2020

Not everything can be done remotely, especially when it is calving season at ENREC. Here's a brief look at what's going on at the cow/calf research/teaching area. A reminder - ENREC is closed to the public at this time.

May 1, 2020

Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Tamra Jackson-Ziems tells about the Nebraska Extension 5/13/2020 Intro Level Field Crop Scout Virtual Training. For summer employees working in the ag industry, corn & soybean growers wanting to better manage corn & soybean pests, 7.5 CCA credits.

April 28, 2020

Planters started hitting the fields @ ENREC (spring 2020) - keeping research going. Learn about some of the research taking place on the specific fields in this post. Soybean Gall Midge & Carbon Sequestration

April 28, 2020

On Arbor Day - what better time to visit to take a pictorial look at the history of forestry research at ENREC! Learn about current research/education of the University of Nebraska School of Natural Resources at: #UNLSNR

April 28, 2020

The Nebraska Forest Service Fire Shop at the University of Nebraska ENREC has taken on a unique project to help serve Nebraskans during the Covid-19 situation in spring 2020. The NFS Fire Shop is transporting ethanol and hand sanitizer to and from Innovation Campus in Lincoln, NE.

April 24, 2020

Julie Fershtman, one of the nation's leading Equine Law practitioners and author of 4 books, will cover the key components of an effective boarding contract including areas to consider for emergency planning. Time for questions will also be included. Julie Fershtman is a shareholder with the law firm Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC, in Michigan and is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading Equine Law practitioners. Her practice crosses all equine breeds and disciplines and serves stables, insurers, professionals, associations, businesses, show management, trainers, and clinicians across the U.S.

April 15, 2020

Joe Lyman, DVM, will be discussing the fundamentals of establishing a biosecurity plan for horse facilities. Topics will include the foundations of biosecurity, disinfectant chemistries, and basic biosecurity measures that can be employed to maintain a healthy environment for horses and people within a facility. Dr. Lyman joined Neogen in 2014 after practicing equine medicine in Lexington, KY for 12 years. In addition to his practice, he was an adjunct professor at Midway College and has been an invited speaker around the country on topics ranging from equine reproduction to farm biosecurity. He serves as Neogen’s Director of Research and Professional Services, taking active roles in product development, service, and support. This webinar is hosted by Dr. Jennie Ivey, University of Tennessee Equine Extension Specialist. Learn more about Equine Extension in Tennessee

April 9, 2020

Recorded: Apr 8, 2020 If you or your business is struggling financially due to COVID-19 related layoffs, closings, or reduced business, join us to learn about some assistance options. Ashley Harkins from the United Horse Coalition explains what the UHC does and resources they provide to help prevent horses from becoming at-risk. She will also talk about a resource database of safety net programs including rescues and hay banks for horse owners. Bryan Brendle from the American Horse Council describes pandemic-related federal assistance programs including unemployment assistance, federal tax rebates, and two small business loans made available by the CARES Act (the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan). He will discuss who qualifies and how to apply for each of these.