Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

2015 Nebraska Grazing Conference Set for Aug. 11-12

Experts will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands during the 15th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 11-12.

IANR Salutes Retiring Faculty, Staff

Faculty and staff represent the most important asset to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources in achieving its tri-partite mission of education, research, and translational extension.

West Central Research and Extension Center to Hold Water and Crops Field Day

The West Central Research and Extension Center will be hosting a water and crops field day on June 23 in Grant.

Plan Aims to Protect Northeast Nebraska from Wildfires

The Nebraska Forest Service intends to implement a Community Wildfire Protection Plan in northeast Nebraska. The plan provides a way for community leaders, fire departments and residents to identify possible issues and remedies for communities and infrastructure at risk from wildfires.

Wildflower Week Will Feature Tours, Speakers, More

Wildflowers are an important part of any region's identity. Nebraska Wildflower Week celebrates this sense of place through wildflower-related events and activities the first week in June, when many of Nebraska's prairies and gardens are at their prime.

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.