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Water & Environment

Nebraska Could See More Hot Days, NU Water Symposium Speaker Says

Nebraska and many parts of the Great Plains can expect more hot days and increased demands for water and energy as a result of ongoing climate change and rising temperatures, an environmental ecologist and climatologist told those attending Tuesday's University of Nebraska water symposium.

Pasture, Rangeland and Forage Insurance is a Risk Management Tool for 2014

The deadline for Pasture, Rangeland and Forage insurance coverage for 2014 is Nov. 15, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension educators are encouraging producers to consider this program if they've lost forage production due to drought.

Recent Rains, Snow is Good News for Drought

Recent rains and even snow storms in the western part of the state are helping to recharge soil moisture, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln state climatologist says.

Poll: Rural Nebraskans Rethinking Water Priorities in Wake of 2012 Drought

Eighty percent of rural Nebraskans with farming interests experienced a loss of business income because of last year's drought, according to the Nebraska Rural Poll.

UNL Forester Explains Changing Leaves

Fall is here and that means pumpkin spice lattes and changing leaves.

Fall Colors are More Subtle But Still to be Treasured

In the middle of summer, we can begin to take color for granted.

Arboretum Tours in Southeast Nebraska Celebrate Fall

With fall colors just starting to appear, the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum is offering free arboretum tours in the southeast corner of the state.

Maxwell Arboretum Fall Festival Scheduled Oct. 10

A fall festival at Maxwell Arboretum from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 10 will celebrate the bounty of the season with samples of apples, nuts, popcorn, cheese and ice cream, and its beauty with tours and displays at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus.