Social Media Roundup: Week Two

Social Media Roundup: Week Two

In its’ second week, Raising Nebraska continued to receive rave reviews on social media. Here’s some of the comments that visitors made on Twitter and Instagram! Loading Just a little of the fun at the @raisingne building at the @nestatefair View on Instagram Loading   Just a spoonful of …#corn…helps the medicine go down! #cornsTalk @raisingne @nestatefair […]

What People are Saying About Raising Nebraska on Twitter

What People are Saying About Raising Nebraska on Twitter

Raising Nebraska opened on Friday to rave reviews. Here’s some of the comments that visitors made on Twitter! @raisingne congrats on the opening, we can’t wait to see it in person! #UNL #NEStateFair — UNL (@UNLincoln) August 22, 2014 If you are coming to the @NEStateFair, you MUST see the @raisingne exhibit! It is #awesome! #NEag […]

Media Roundup from Opening Weekend

Media Roundup from Opening Weekend

Raising Nebraska opened on Friday to rave reviews. Here’s some of the media coverage from the first weekend! With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of Raising Nebraska, pledging $1 million over five years. “As an agriculture and food company, we really identified with one of Raising Nebraska goals of […]

Omaha World-Herald Features “Raising Nebraska”

Omaha World-Herald Features “Raising Nebraska”

In Monday morning’s Omaha World-Herald, reporter David Hendee and photographer Sarah Hoffman give readers an up-close preview of the exhibit. From their article: “”Raising Nebraska: Your Food & the Families Who Grow It,” … is a museum-quality interactive learning and discovery center for all ages, explaining the steps to get food from farm to fork.” […]

“The Wow Factor”

“The Wow Factor”

In the Sunday edition of the Grand Island Independent, Lauren Sedam wrote an excellent update on the progress of the Raising Nebraska exhibit. The space is on the north side of the building, and it represents a partnership between Extension, the State Fair, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and others. The space, UNL Extension Educator Beth […]

Nebraska ag producers are in the business of “raising,” and they do it very well

Nebraska ag producers are in the business of “raising,” and they do it very well

In a terrific editorial in latest issue of Prairie Fire, Chuck Hibberd writes: A new learning experience at the Nebraska State Fair is all about Nebraska agriculture. The Nebraska State Fair is providing twenty-five thousand square feet in the new Nebraska Building to house “Raising Nebraska,” a high-tech, high-touch learning experience focused on Nebraska agriculture […]

Benches Near Completion

Benches Near Completion

The benches for the three video kiosks are nearing completion. You’ve seen picture of these in an earlier post, but not like this! Each bench seat contains actual Nebraska corn, soybeans, sorghum, wheat and an assortment of dry edible beans. Doesn’t look real (especially the white version) but it is!