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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.

Nebraska Forest Service Celebrates National Bioenergy Day with New Bioenergy Project

The Nebraska Forest Service is one of 60 organizations across the country that will celebrate National Bioenergy Day on Wednesday, Oct. 21.

'Soil Will Save Us' Author Khristin Ohlson to Speak Oct.23

Journalist Kristin Ohlson is the speaker for the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum's Young Lecture Oct. 23 in Lincoln.

Fall Festival for Maxwell Arboretum is Oct. 15

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's fall festival on Oct. 15.

Scientist to Discuss Impact of Climate Change on Nebraska's Forests

As wildfires and flooding continue to cause damage throughout North America, the Nebraska Forest Service moves to better understand and prepare for change with a free public lecture on "Climate Change: Implications for Nebraska's Forests" Oct. 13 in Lincoln.

Mueller Honored with Excellence in Community Preparedness Award

Ashley Mueller, assistant extension educator with Nebraska Extension has been honored with the Excellence in Community Preparedness Award from Nebraska Lieutenant Governor Mike Foley.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Ready to Act on Climate Change

Many rural Nebraskans are concerned about potential weather problems in their area and most believe the state should develop a plan for adapting to climate change to reduce its impact on agriculture, communities and natural resources, the Nebraska Rural Poll shows.

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