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Water & Environment

University participating in multi-institution project focused on Big Data

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is partnering with the University of North Dakota, Iowa State University and Kansas State University on a digital agriculture project funded by a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
MWDH

Science advocate Mark Lynas to present Heuermann Lecture

British environmental writer and science advocate Mark Lynas will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture on Oct. 10.
Mark Lynas

Water symposium, water law conference set for Oct. 20-21

Panels will look at water basin management in Nebraska at the University of Nebraska's annual water symposium and water law conference Oct. 20 and 21.
Conference

Exhibits to focus on climate, 'Weather Ready Farms'

Agricultural producers and Nebraskans attending Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island Sept. 13-15 will learn ways to maintain profitability while addressing challenges from the state's climate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibit.
Husker Harvest Days

Irrigation management field day Sept. 8

Nebraska Extension and MidPlains Ag are collaborating on a Technologies for Irrigation Management Field Day near Elgin on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Irrigation

Center for Grassland Studies' fall seminar series begins Aug. 29

The fall seminar series offered by the University of Nebraska's Center for Grassland Studies will include 12 lectures on topics related to grasslands, including wildlife and grasslands, the role of soil greenhouse gas emissions in perennial grass production systems, pollinator conservation and turfgrasses, and multiple talks on beef systems and grazing management.
CGS

Water and crops field day offered Aug. 23 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance will host a systems approach to cropping and irrigation management field day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road in North Platte.
Irrigation

Research: Eastern redcedar may affect school land trust

A new article authored by agronomy and horticulture students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln indicates that the expansion of eastern redcedar into grasslands reduces grazing capacity and therefore could reduce funding available for public school education in Nebraska.
ERC

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