Dr. Terry Klopfenstein
2019 Nebraska Farm Bureau Silver Eagle Award Honors Dr. Terry Klopfenstein Pioneer in Beef Nutrition Tuesday, December 10, 2019
DATE: November 6, 2019 
CONTACT: Tina Henderson, vice president communication strategy, (402) 310-0497

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Terry Klopfenstein, Emeritus Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), as the 2019 recipient of, its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Klopfenstein on Dec. 10 at the 2019 Nebraska Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Kearney.

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2020 Alumni Reunion Weekend save the date postcard
2020 Alumni Reunion Weekend postponed until spring 2021

Our 2020 Alumni Reunion Weekend has been postponed until Spring 2021. Please stay tuned to our alumni reunion weekend page at https://animalscience.unl.edu/alumni-reunion. We will host the Alumni & Friends Reunion and Block and Bridle Honors Banquet and recognize our undergraduate students as well as a Block and Bridle honoree. We will celebrate the rich history of our judging programs by recognizing all alumni from teams that competed in years ending with “0” (2010, 2000, 1990, 1980, 1970, 1960, etc) and "1" (2011, 2001, 1991, 1981, 1971, 1961, etc).

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Event Flyer
2019 ASGSA Turkey Sales Friday, November 8, 2019
All proceeds benefit the UNL Animal Science Graduate Student Association. Thank you for your support! Orders are due no later than Friday, November 8th.

Turkey Size



(12-14 lb.)


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Event Flyer
Boo at the U Thursday, October 31, 2019

Come out and join the Husker Equestrian Team for some Halloween fun! Dress up the little ones for a night of spooky crafts, games, trick-or-treating with the horses, and visiting with other barn animals!

Cost: $3 per child.

Parking: $2 per car.

Located in the Animal Science Horse Barn (3940 Fair Street).

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2019 Little AKSARBEN

LITTLE AKSARBEN  hosted by Block and Bridle

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Student grilling steak
Block and Bridle Steak Fry

Block and Bridle is hosting their annual Steakfry on September 13th from 5-7 pm in the Animal Science Complex. Come relax and mingle with staff, faculty, and club members. The steaks are provided and cooked by Cargill out of Schuyler, NE. UNL alum, Laura (Gorecki) Oltman, has been instrumental in getting the steaks donated to our club for this event.

The event is Block & Bridle's largest fundraiser and is attended by over 350 people. 

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Blaine French
Blaine French joins Department of Animal Science Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Blaine French has joined the Department of Animal Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as livestock evaluation and youth education professor of practice.

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Charles P. “Chuck” Schroeder
Schroeder -- 2019 Honoree

Charles P. “Chuck” Schroeder, a native of southwestern Nebraska ranch country near the rural community of Palisade, will be recognized as the newest University of Nebraska–Lincoln Block and Bridle honoree. Each year the Block and Bridle Club selects an honoree that has contributed to Nebraska agriculture through leadership, service, youth projects, community activities and involvement with the university.

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Photos of last year's reunion
2019 Alumni & Friends Weekend Friday, March 22, 2019

On Friday April 12th at Nebraska Innovation Campus, we will host our annual Alumni & Friends Reunion.

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Cover page featuring Lianna Walker
Animal Science Nsider - Spring 2019 Edition Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Welcome to the spring 2019 edition of our departmental newsletter, the Animal Science Nsider. We are pleased to share a few of the stories from the many wonderful activities and achievements which have occurred throughout the fall 2018 semester. Our department has a strong and proud history of excellence in teaching, research and extension, and we are striving to become even better in the future.

Animal Science Nsider

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