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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.” […]
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 […]
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 […]
“We are hoping this exhibit allows consumers to realize that farmers are doing the best they can, using technology to produce the best food in the state for our consumers,” Beth Janning, UNL Extension educator, told IANR News in an article published August 7. “We hope consumers will realize the ‘farm to fork’ process and […]
With one month to go until the fair, here’s a time-lapse video of the construction going on in the building last week!
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!
The virtual combine harvest experience is taking shape. Being built by Kidzibits. Thanks to John Deere Harvester Works, Green Line Equipment and 21st Century Equipment for helping make this happen!