Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Water and crops field day offered Aug. 23 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance will host a systems approach to cropping and irrigation management field day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 23 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road in North Platte.

Research: Eastern redcedar may affect school land trust

A new article authored by agronomy and horticulture students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln indicates that the expansion of eastern redcedar into grasslands reduces grazing capacity and therefore could reduce funding available for public school education in Nebraska.

Irmak recognized for publications at ASABE meeting

August 3, 2016


Insect enthusiasts explore passion at BugMasters training

BugMasters, a new program from Nebraska Extension and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Department of Entomology is helping locals explore their interest in insects.

Grant to support the development of water in society undergraduate course

A three-year, $299,018 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) gran aims to foster undergraduate students’ science learning and water literacy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

UNL experts offer advice on protecting ash trees

Experts from the Nebraska Forest Service, Backyard Farmer and Nebraska Extension are urging homeowners not to prematurely rush into treating their ash trees after the recent discovery of the invasive emerald ash borer in an Omaha park.
Ash Tree

UNL joins 12 public and private universities calling for increased federal investment in agricultural research

Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation and 13 university collaborators, including UNL have released a report highlighting current scientific breakthroughs.
Retaking the Field

UNL receives grants to evaluate land conservation stewardship

Simanti Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a four-year $498,641 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the effectiveness of conservation auction policies.