Heath Keiser Inducted Onto 2023 Mortar Board Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Heath Keiser, a senior animal science major from Gothenberg, Neb., was named a 2023 inductee to Mortar Board on April 1.
The event, co-sponsored by Mortar Board and the Innocents Society, recognized outstanding contributions of students selected to serve in the two senior honorary organizations, as well as the achievements of current members and notable underclassmen and seniors.
Equestrian Team to Host Sparky's Spring Fling on April 20th Friday, April 7, 2023
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Equestrian team will be holding a 30th birthday celebration for the oldest member of the horse herd, Sparky, on April 20 from 5-7 p.m in the Animal Science Complex on East Campus.
The event is open to the public and admission is free. There will be games, activities, pony rides, and more!
Nebraska Meat Animal Evaluation Team Places As 6th High Team Overall at National Meat Animal Evaluation Contest Friday, April 7, 2023
The Nebraska Meat Animal Evaluation team finished as sixth high team overall at the National Meat Animal Evaluation Contest on March 26-28 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.
Bill Dicke Inducted into Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Bill Dicke was recently inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement for his contributions to the cattle feeding industry in Nebraska and beyond.
The ceremony was held on March 31st in the Great Plains Room in the University of Nebraska East Union.
Nebraska Extension Seminar Aims to Educate Nebraskans About Horse Racing Expansion Thursday, March 30, 2023
Following the passing of the Racetrack Gaming Act through a 2020 ballot referendum, an expansion of the horse racing industry may be on the horizon in Nebraska. An upcoming series of educational seminars by Nebraska Extension's Equine program is being targeted at those that want to get more involved.
"A Nebraska Horse Racing Awareness Seminar," sponsored by Fonner Park and Nebraska Extension, will be held on April 28, 2023 at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Equestrian Teams Continue Success, Hunt and Western Teams Enter Postseason Competition Tuesday, March 21, 2023
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Equestrian Hunt and Western teams have both seen continued success in recent competitions. The Hunt team finished in third place overall in its last regular season competition in Colorado Springs on March 11th, and had five riders, including Anna Lampereur, Ainslie Suyko, Maddy Casey, Abigail Hunter and Laurene Tomka compete for regional championships on March 12. Lampereur advanced to the Zones competition and will compete for a chance to qualify for Nationals on April 8th at Stanford University.
Livestock Judging Team Finishes Spring Strong at Houston Livestock Show Monday, March 20, 2023
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Livestock Judging Team closed out its spring schedule on March 18 by bringing home hardware from the Houston Livestock Show.
Nebraska finished as Reserve Champion High Point Team Overall, and was 3rd High Team in Sheep/Goats, 3rd High Team in Swine, 4th High Team in Cattle, and 6th High Team in Reasons.
As individuals, Sarah Dilley was Nebraska's top finisher placing as 3rd High Individual Overall, High Individual in Sheep/Goats, 6th High Individual in Reasons, and 7th High Individual in Placings.