Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

IANR establishes Nebraska State Climate Office

The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has established the Nebraska State Climate Office within the UNL School of Natural Resources. The office will serve as the primary source of climate information for Nebraska.

'Market Journal' coming to RFD-TV in 2016

Fans of the "Market Journal" television program will have a new way to tune into the weekly broadcasts in 2016. RFD-TV will air "Market Journal" episodes to a nationwide audience beginning in January.

Deadline to register for field-to-market efficiency workshops is Dec. 3

Field-to-market efficiency workshops will take place in eight locations in Nebraska the week of Dec. 7, where farmers will learn how to use a web-based computer tool called the Fieldprint Calculator.

Dec. 4 workshop focuses on windbreaks

A well designed and maintained windbreak can provide many benefits to a farm, home or acreage. Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Forest Service and the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District to provide a workshop offering information on how to create and implement a windbreak plan.

IANR named Irrigation Association Partner of the Year

The Irrigation Association has named the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln its 2015 Partner of the Year.

Biosolids program helps Nebraska cities reduce waste, save money

Cities in Nebraska are partnering with Nebraska Extension to use biosolids, or processed municipal treatment plant solids, to fertilize crops.

At Rural Futures Conference, a Path From Hope to Action

Hope inspires vision. That was the message of the third national Rural Futures Conference this week at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. More than 600 people from 18 states and three countries gathered to discuss finding hope for the rural United States.

Buffetts Discuss How to Find Hope in a Hungry World

Through their travels to places such as Brazil, India, Ghana, Rwanda and Congo, Howard G. Buffett and his son Howard W. Buffett have come to recognize that it's important to understand the country-, culture- and environment-specific challenges every country faces. The Buffetts spoke to an overflow audience at Nebraska Innovation Campus on Wednesday evening in the first Heuermann Lecture of the 2015-16 season.

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