Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 4
June 1, 2023
Featuring the Republican River, which holds the record for the worst flood in Nebraska history.
Land O’Lakes CEO: Everyone Should Care About the Global Water Crisis
May 24, 2023
In a recent Heuermann Lecture, Land O'Lakes President and CEO Beth Ford highlighted current initiatives farmers are implementing to preserve our water supply and the need for a comprehensive, long-term water sustainability strategy.
Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 3
May 18, 2023
Part 3 of the Nebraska Rivers series focuses on the Loup River drainage system, which originates in the Sandhills.
Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 2
May 4, 2023
Part 2 of the Nebraska Rivers series focuses on the Elkhorn and Missouri rivers and their impacts in Nebraska.
Yonts Water Conference an Update on Water, Grants and More
April 20, 2023
Industry experts shared snowpack/snowmelt runoff estimates for the upper North Platte River basin, updates on UNL irrigation management research and progress on replacing the Goshen/Gering-Ft Laramie tunnels that collapsed in 2019.
Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 1
April 19, 2023
This new series by Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone highlights the main rivers in Nebraska and their impacts across the Midwest and Northern Plains.
Register Now for the 2022 Platte River Basin Conference and 3rd Playa
October 11, 2022
This year's conference will highlight education and discussion on cultural, agricultural and research-focused aspects of the river basin with featured speakers from Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming, and includes virtual options for viewing.
New Article Traces Aspects of the History of Irrigation in the Great Plains and Water Productivity
March 23, 2022
A review of the history of irrigation in the Great Plains region from a geographical, technical and political perspective, as well as how it has impacted water resources.