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Ianr Historical Background: Pertaining To The Creation And Operation Of The University Of Nebraska Institute Of Agriculture And Natural Resources, Alan R. Moeller Jun 2015

Ianr Historical Background: Pertaining To The Creation And Operation Of The University Of Nebraska Institute Of Agriculture And Natural Resources, Alan R. Moeller

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The University of Nebraska Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR/Institute), established at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), was created by the Nebraska Legislature in 1973 through passage of Legislative Bill (LB) 149. The Institute was then activated April 1, 1974, to replace what had been known as the College of Agriculture since 1909. IANR was created following more than a decade of discussions, proposals, and controversies over the lack of prominence and limited voice of the College of Agriculture in the decision-making processes of the University of Nebraska. Individuals and organizations in Nebraska agriculture were concerned that the ...