IANR News Release

Calling Tomorrow's Ag Leaders: LEAD Applications Due June 15

May 27, 2016

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

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Water & Natural Resources Tour June 14-16

May 2, 2016

The annual water and natural resources tour, hosted by the University of  Nebraska's Nebraska Water Center and the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, will be in Colorado this summer.

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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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