Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Study: Climate effects on ag yields vary by location, crop

The global emergence of climate change should get farmers thinking and acting locally, according to nearly a half-century of data analyzed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Redesigned site, newsletter offer access to water resources

A newly redesigned water website from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers quick access to information from the university’s water experts.

Husker researchers find renewable portfolio standards may reduce green energy use

Researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln believe that the introduction of a renewable portfolio standard for electricity production can inadvertently reduce green energy use.

Lectures to focus on advances in irrigation management

Seven free public lectures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, beginning in January and lasting through April, will focus on various aspects of advances in irrigation management.
A center pivot watering a field. Links to larger image.

Registration open for 2018 Nebraska Extension Master Gardener program

December 18, 2017


CASNR alums graduate from water leaders academy

Ben Beckman, Kyle Hauschild and John Miller recently graduated in the seventh class of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy, a one-year program that provides leadership training and educates participants about the vital role rivers, streams and aquifers play in the economic sustainability of the state.
Water Leaders

Husker researcher explores incentives, nudges for coordinated land use

A three-year study conducted by Simanti Banerjee, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, offers insights about how producers can be incentivized to implement pro-environmental land use practices.
Land Use

Student driven publication focuses on big data

The 2017 issue of Strategic Discussions for Nebraska is now available. The title for this year’s publication is “Big Data: Managing the Future’s Agriculture and Natural Resource Systems.”