Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

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.

UNL report: Nebraska must be poactive in climate action plan

Nebraska needs to be proactive in developing a climate action plan in response to current and projected changes in climate, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report suggests.

UNL lectures on water and health begin Jan. 13

Seven free public lectures on the importance of water and health comprise the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's spring semester water seminar beginning Jan. 13.

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.

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