Raising Nebraska Mystery Foods Event

Raising Nebraska Mystery Foods Event

We want you & your innovation! At Raising Nebraska’s “Mystery Foods Event”, youth will network and discover careers in nutrition and food science, learn where their food originates while creating an appetizer with surprise ingredients highlighting Nebraska products. Friday, June 12, 2015 Event runs from 8:00am – 3:30pm (Exact schedule will be sent to participating […]

May Science Saturday: “Solving Food Mysteries”

May Science Saturday: “Solving Food Mysteries”

Science Saturday is a FREE family event for guests to enjoy the exhibits within Raising Nebraska and the special Science Saturday program. In May, you’ll learn to solve food mysteries using your senses! Discover how well you can identify food using only one sense at a time! Between your sense of taste, touch, and smell, which is the […]

Register Now for Summer Programming!

Register Now for Summer Programming!

2015 Summer Programming at Raising Nebraska consists of eight half-day programs for kids ages 8 and up, covering the science and technology of agriculture in Nebraska. To register, contact us at 308.385.3967 or raisingnebraska@unl.edu. Payment may be mailed to: PO Box 2198, Grand Island NE 68802, and must be paid at least one week prior to program day. Choose from these eight educational […]

Ag Day Open House

Ag Day Open House

Raising Nebraska’s “Ag Day Open House” is for any and all to come enjoy Raising Nebraska. The interactive hands-on stations are provided by commodities and agriculture organizations, highlighting your food and where it comes from. Celebrate the conclusion of National Ag Week by touching, moving, and interacting with many different sectors of Nebraska agriculture. Saturday, March […]

Engineering for Everyone 4-H Afterschool Program

Engineering for Everyone 4-H Afterschool Program

Raising Nebraska is seeking 5th and 6th grade youth for a new 4-H after-school program called “Engineering for Everyone.” Do you enjoy seeing how things work? Ever wonder how a robotic arm is able to move? Then this club is for you! Use everyday house-hold items to design and build robotic arms that can move, lift, […]

2015 4-H Day at Raising Nebraska

2015 4-H Day at Raising Nebraska

Celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month with 4-H’ers from across the state. Enjoy activities that highlight 4-H programs and opportunities. All 4-H’ers, parents, and volunteers are invited! Saturday, February 7 | 10:00am – 4:00pm FREE Questions? Contact Beth Janning at (308) 385-3967 or by email.

Educator Open House

Educator Open House

Come explore Raising Nebraska to discover the many opportunities and ways to enhance your teaching through hands-on educational curriculum. This is a FREE event for all educators including classroom teachers, homeschool teachers, after-school educators, and ESU educators, and family members are invited to attend with the educator! Dates: Monday, December 22, 2014 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm Friday, January […]

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 […]