Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Rosegrant highlights the power of water during Heuermann Lecture

As the global population continues to boom, demanding increased food production, it’s crucial for society to implement effective and efficient water management practices. Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, spoke on this topic during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2018-19 season April 30 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Mark Rosegrant

University seeking community hosts for flood recovery projects

The University of Nebraska is inviting community leaders to apply to serve as hosts for a new NU serviceship program that will send students across the state this summer to assist in recovery efforts from the recent devastating floods.

Heuermann Lecture to focus on water management for food security

Mark Rosegrant, research fellow emeritus at the International Food Policy Research Institute, will discuss managing water and agriculture for sustainable food security during the next Heuermann Lecture on April 30.
Mark Rosegrant

Moisture meters available at county extension offices

As part of ongoing efforts to support those affected by recent flooding, Nebraska Extension county offices across the state have moisture meters available for homeowners to borrow to monitor the moisture content of flooded materials.

Nebraska Extension offers resources to flood victims

As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery.
Hay Donations

Flood resources from Nebraska Extension

Whether it's a flash flood or a slow onset flood, excessive amounts of water can cause signficant damage. Nebraska Extension is your trusted source for flood-related information. Our campus and county-based experts are ready to help you get the answers you need.

University named member of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been named a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Lifestyle gardening show offers a respite from winter

Turn your thoughts to this summer’s garden and tune into Lifestyle Gardening, a winter production of Backyard Farmer on Nebraska’s NET 1.