Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Precision ag makes farming more sustainable, profitable

Farmers have numerous sources of technology and data available to use in their operations, but many producers struggle with what kind and how much technology they need.
Precision Ag

Nebraska Water Leaders Academy accepts four CASNR alums into seventh class

The Nebraska Water Leaders Academy has accepted its seventh and largest class to date, including four CASNR alums

UPM insect lab keeps participants guessing

When the insect laboratory opens during the Urban Pest Management conference in Lincoln Feb. 21-22, Jim Kalisch expects to see a few old friends and meet new acquaintances. Too, he’ll probably be introduced to a few new insects.
Insect

Poeschl urges all to take responsibility in feeding the world

In the next 50 years, the world needs to double the amount of food it produces in order to feed a growing population. That responsibility doesn’t lie only with farmers and scientists, but with everyone according to Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation. Poeschl presented his thoughts on sustainably feeding our world during the second Heuermann Lecture of the 2016-17 season on Jan. 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Poeschl

Green to lead national university association's food, resources commission

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green has been appointed to lead the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities' Commission on Food, Environment and Renewable Resources.
Green

Free lectures on water for the right use at the right time

Seven free public lectures will delve into seven aspects of “The right water for the right use at the right time” when the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s annual spring semester water and natural resources seminar debuts Jan. 18.
Water

Introductory CASNR course helps students make decisions using science

The role that science and values play in decision-making about complex issues is the focus of Science Literacy 101: Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World.
SCIL 101

From Nebraska's first Christmas tree farm to a place of refuge

Nebraska’s first Christmas tree farm didn’t start out as that, nor will it move into the future with that role.
Prairie Pines

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