IANR News Release

Silage Conference: What to Grow and How to Store and Price It April 22, 2016

Iowa State University and University of Nebraska—Lincoln will be hosting a one-day Silage for Beef Cattle Conference June 17 to explore best practices for making, storing and using silage.

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Heuermann Lecture Focus on Innovative Food and Agricultural Research April 20, 2016

Sally Rockey, executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture April 26. Rockey will highlight new ways of thinking about public-private partnerships and how to leverage collaboration to drive innovation in food and agriculture.

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Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to Honor 4, Elect New Members April 5, 2016

The Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson, and Frank Johannsen at a banquet this Friday, April 8, in Lincoln.

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Report Reveals Rises in Groundwater Levels after Multiple Years of Decline February 4, 2016

From the spring of 2014 to the spring of 2015, water levels began to rise following significant declines resulting from extended period of drought from early 2012 through the summer of 2013.

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Nebraska State Climate Office Staff
Nebraska State Climate Office Staff

IANR Establishes Nebraska State Climate Office January 6, 2016

The UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has established the Nebraska State Climate Office to serve as the primary source of climate information for Nebraska. Initially, the office will be focusing on identifying services, monitoring climate, and developing tools for user engagement, especially in the agriculture sector, including contributing to CropWatch.

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Greg Kruger
Greg Kruger, Nebraska Extension Weed Science and Application Technology Specialist, demonstrating sprayer nozzle features.

Pesticide Sprayer Nozzle Selection Workshop Jan. 15 at ARDC January 6, 2016

Using the right pesticide sprayer nozzle for the job can improve application efficiency, reduce spray drift, and save you money in the long run. But with all the nozzles available and new nozzle recommendations on pesticide labels, how can you be sure you're making the best selection? Find out at a Nebraska Extension workshop on Nozzle Selection and Pest Management Practices with Pesticides Jan. 15 at the UNL ARDC in Mead.

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UNL Heuermann Speakers Clayton Yeutter and Darci Vetter
UNL Heuermann Speakers Clayton Yeutter and Darci Vetter

Jan. 12 Heuermann Lecture to Focus on International Trade December 21, 2015

The history and vision for the future of international trade for U.S. agriculture will be the subject of the next Heuermann Lecture on Jan. 12. Clayton Yeutter, former U.S. trade representative and U.S. secretary of agriculture, and Darci Vetter, the chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the United States Trade Representative, will have a panel discussion.

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