Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Think like the house mouse for best control

How do you rid your residence of rodents? First, you have to know about their habits.
Ferraro

Environmental horticulturist earns grant to study biodegradable mulch

Sam Wortman, assistant professor and environmental horticulturist in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has earned a three-year, $499,718 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to evaluate biodegradable mulch and identify opportunities to speed its degradation in soil.

Michael Boehm named university's IANR chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Boehm

Lynas shares his GMO journey in Heuermann Lecture

On Oct. 10, Mark Lynas opened the 2016-17 Heuermann Lecture series by detailing his journey from being an anti-GMO activist to today campaigning around the world for several pro-science causes, including climate change, biotechnology and nuclear power.
Mark Lynas

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

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