Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Nebraska's pesticide container recycling program in its 25th year

Nebraska’s voluntary pesticide container recycling program has reason to shout. In its 25th year, the program has recycled more than 2.27 million pounds of pesticide containers since its modest beginnings in 1991.

Cities, colleges, utilities recognized for planting efforts

More than 100 cities, colleges and utilities were recognized at the annual Tree City USA Recognition Day April 5 in Lincoln.

Heuermann Lecture to focus on food and agriculture research

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26.

Spring Affair plant sale and gardening event is April 23

Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest plant sale and gardening event, marks its 30th anniversary on April 23.

On-farm research helps growers generate results

With planting season just around the corner, now is the time to consider on-farm research.

Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to honor 4, elect new members

he Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson and Frank Johannsen at a banquet at 6 p.m. April 8 in the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union.

Participants can climb state champion tree at Earth Day Omaha

One of the many activities at Earth Day Omaha on April 16 is the chance to climb Nebraska's state champion swamp white oak in Elmwood Park.

Device developed by UNL scientist could make testing for Zika and other viruses easier

A device developed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln Associate Professor of biochemistry Jiri Adamec, in collaboration with Novilytic, LLC could potentially transform the process of testing for the Zika virus.

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