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Water & Environment

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.

Registration Open for June Tour of Republican River Basin

The annual cooperative Water and Natural Resources Tour will visit the Republican River basin in Nebraska and Colorado June 23-25.

Forest Service, ReTree Nebraska Urge Nebraskans to Plant Trees on Arbor Day

On April 24, thousands of Nebraskans will celebrate Arbor Day by doing what early settlers did to protect the beauty of their state: They will plant a tree.

Pesticide Container Recycling Program Enters 24th Year

2015 marks the 24th year of the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Container Recycling Program. The program recycles 1- and 2.5-gallon plastic pesticide containers and 15-, 30- and 55-gallon plastic crop protection chemical drums.

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