From the blogosphere

thermometer.jpgIf it feels like we got an unusually early blast of heat already this year, the numbers back it up. For example, Lincoln hit 100 degrees on June 6, the earliest it reached the century mark since 1969. For more on Nebraska weather, check out the School of Natural Resources' Climate Corner blog.

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Calkins honored with national award

Chris CalkinsAnimal science professor Chris Calkins is the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Research Award from the American Meat Science Association. He will be honored at a special reception and awards presentation at the AMSA 64th Reciprocal Meat Conference June 21 in Manhattan, Kan.
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From Market Journal

image_gallery.jpegAaron Stalker discusses use of distillers grains to increase pastures' carrying capacity and Dipak Santra is conducting research to find the best oilseed crop suited to the Panhandle growing conditions.

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Originally published June 10, 2011 - Submit an Item