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Water & Environment

UNL Extension Mid-Plains BEEF Session Jan. 31 Focuses on Drought

LINCOLN, Neb. — University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension's Mid-Plains BEEF Educational Series will conduct a special Jan. 31 session on pasture and forage drought management tips for cow herds at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead.

Climate Masters to Spur Local Action to Reduce Emissions

LINCOLN, Neb. — Participants at a University of Nebraska-Lincoln program will learn how to save money and employ local strategies for protecting the environment. Climate Masters, a free offering at UNL's School of Natural Resources, begins Jan. 16, 2013.

Expect More Impacts as Nebraska Drought Rolls into Second Year

December 20, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska has been at the epicenter of the drought of 2012, and its impacts will intensify if it lasts through the winter, as is forecast, say climatologists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's National Drought Mitigation Center.

Webinars for Ranch Advisors to Focus on Drought Planning

December 19, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — A spring webinar series will provide drought planning techniques and technologies to advisors seeking to help Great Plains ranchers manage through drought. The webinars are scheduled from January through May 2013, on the last Wednesday of each month.

UNL Ag Research Division's 'Big Idea Seminars' Continue in January and February

December 18, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Agricultural Research Division's "Big Idea Seminars" will continue with three seminars in January and February.

Drought Lingers, but Producers Can Plan Ahead

December 18, 2012 LINCOLN, Neb. — Drought is hard to prepare for and even harder to predict. Last summer caught some producers by surprise, and they have had to contend with high feed costs and limited availability.

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