Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Launches Mobile App

Resources from the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network are available through a new app for iPhone and Android users.

Nebraska Forest Service and U.S. Forest Service Partnering to Survey Nebraska Sawmills

The Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) are partnering to conduct a Timber Products Output survey to better understand the volume of forest products being produced in the state and to quantify the economic impacts of the industry as a whole.

Nebraska Forest Service Offers Assistance for Woody Biomass Heating

Seasonal heating costs can be unpredictable for the 325-plus Nebraska nursery greenhouse operations with enclosed plant-growing structures. With that in mind, the Nebraska Forest Service is promoting woody biomass heating as a eco-friendly, cost-effective alternative to fossil fuels that is both eco-friendly and cost-effective.

Plants with a Sense of Place—Regional, Edible, Sustainable

Nebraska Statewide Arboretum is hosting a series of spring plant sales May into June with plants for this region, and many of them from regional seed source as well.

Nebraska Extension Joins Field to Market

Nebraska Extension announced today that it has joined Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, a multi-stakeholder initiative working to foster improvements in productivity, environmental quality and human well-being across the agricultural supply chain.

IANR Staff Honored with Awards

Four University of Nebraska-Lincoln staff members received awards today for their service in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ronnie Green, Harlan Vice Chancellor of IANR presented the awards during a luncheon held at the Nebraska East Union.

Monsanto's Fraley Discusses Agricultural Innovations, Challenges

The public gathered Tuesday at Nebraska Innovation Campus to hear from Monsanto Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Robert Fraley during the final Heuermann Lecture of the 2014-2015 season.

UNL Scholar Among Team That Quantifies Ecosystem Loss in Science Study

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln rangeland ecologist is among the co-authors of a study published in Science that has quantified land use change and the reduction of ecosystem and cropland productivity stemming from large-scale expansion of oil and gas development.