Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

UNL receives grants to evaluate land conservation stewardship

Simanti Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a four-year $498,641 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the effectiveness of conservation auction policies.
CRP

UNL entomologists trying to save local insect

The Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has partnered with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo and the Henry Doorly Zoo to save the Salt Creek tiger beetle.
Gary Brewer

Project SENSE aims to help corn producers, environment

When and at what rate nitrogen fertilizer should be applied are major questions for today's corn producers. Nebraska Extension is helping answer these questions through Project SENSE, which stands for Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment.
Project SENSE

Maxwell Arboretum spring celebration is May 12

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's spring celebration on May 12.

Water and natural resources tour is June 14-16 in Colorado

The annual water and natural resources tour, hosted by the University of Nebraska's Nebraska Water Center and the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, will be in Colorado this summer.

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.

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