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Water & Environment

Experts to Discuss National Climate Assessment at Feb. 4 Meeting

LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Natural Resources will host a "town hall" forum that will examine the forthcoming National Climate Assessment and its implications for the Great Plains on Monday, Feb. 4.

Heuermann Speakers to Discuss 'Tomorrow's Table' Feb. 12

LINCOLN, Neb. — Co-authors of the book "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food" are the Heuermann Lecturers at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the Hardin Hall auditorium on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus, 33rd and Holdrege.

Drought Decisions to be Focus of Cattlemen's Day Feb. 15

LINCOLN, Neb. — This year, cattle producers face some tough decisions. The severe drought of 2012 depleted pastures and feed inventories. The beef industry is ever changing, and drought management will be key in 2013.

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.

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