Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

UNL joins initiative to help farmers control the data they collect

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has joined a new initiative aimed at helping farmers better control, manage and maximize the value of the data they collect every day in their fields.

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL to host Twitter Town Hall with AgisAmerica

Extension specialists and researchers at the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will partner with Agriculture is America(AgisAmerica), a national communications initiative aimed at highlighting the nation’s land grant institutions, to host a Twitter Town Hall on Friday Mar. 4 from 1 – 2 p.m. CST.

March workshops to focus on tree care

The Great Plains can be a difficult place to grow trees and the 2016 Tree Care Workshops will focus on some of those challenges.

Central Plains Irrigation Conference set for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney

The Central Plains Irrigation Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney. The meeting is hosted by Nebraska Extension in collaboration with Kansas State University and Colorado State University.

Local high school student working in animal science lab named semifinalist in national competition

A local high school student is receiving national recognition for the research she conducted in the lab of Samodha Fernando, an assistant professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Students swarm to UNL entomologist for class project

Erin Ingram, a UNL doctoral student and entomologist recently worked with second-graders at Evelyn Hamlow Elementary School in Waverly on a project about the disappearing honeybee population.

Report shows rise in groundwater levels after multiple years of decline

The 2015 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report reveals that much of the state is beginning to recover from the 2012-13 drought.

Nebraska LEAD 34 fellows travel to Hungary, Romania, Moldova

Twenty-nine Nebraska LEAD 34 Fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar in Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

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