Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Drought-damaged Lawns Require Proper Care

Blossoming trees and flowers signify the return of spring, but so does green grass.

Soil Moisture Proves Crucial to Successful Gardens

The time has come to get vegetable gardens ready for planting, and the ongoing drought could mean more work to prepare soil.

Pinstrup-Andersen: World Has Enough Food to Feed People, but Policies Interfere

The 2001 World Food Prize Laureate said the world can produce enough food to feed its growing population, but global food policies and politics are major impediments.

Pinstrup-Andersen to Discuss Global Food System at Heuermann Lecture

Global food supplies and the governmental policies that relate to them are the topics at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, when World Food Prize Laureate Per Pinstrup-Andersen presents the last Heuermann Lecture of the 2012-2013 Heuermann Lectures season.

Beyond the Bloom

It's easy to enjoy the bright yellow flowers opening on the bare branches of forsythia that signal the start of spring.

Swallows Evolving Shorter Wing Lengths Thanks to Messy Encounters with Vehicles

It's not the wind beneath their wings but rather the SUVs there that have inspired cliff swallows to take flight in their recent evolution.

Spring Affair Plant Sale April 27 in Lincoln

Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest gardening event, will be Saturday, April 27, at the Lancaster Event Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium at UNL April 6

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium is Saturday, April 6, at Hardin Hall.