CGS Podcast: Nebraska Grazing Conference Speakers

July 19, 2021

Check out the new CGS Podcast episodes featuring upcoming NGC speakers Elliott Dennis, Greg Ibach and Sean Kelly.

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Registration for the 21st Nebraska Grazing Conference Opens

June 23, 2021

Plans for the 2021 Nebraska Grazing Conference are underway! The Aug. 9 – 11 event will be held at the Younes Convention Center in Kearney, NE.

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PGA Golf Management Students Earn CASNR Dean’s List

June 22, 2021

Making the CASNR Dean's List demonstrates high academic achievement (semester grade point average of 3.75 or higher). For the spring 2021 semester, the PGA Golf Management Program had ten students who achieved this honor.

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Nebraska NRCS Hiring Statewide

June 2, 2021

Jobs opening soon! The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will soon be hiring the following positions in these locations across the state.

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Pasture and Forage Forum: Controlling Musk Thistle, Herbicides for Alfalfa and Carrying Capacity

May 3, 2021

Jerry Volesky explains how to control musk thistles, Todd Whitney talks about post-emergent herbicides to control weeds in alfalfa and Ben Beckman explains carrying capacity and cross fences.

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Switzer Ranch receives Nebraska Leopold Conservation award

April 29, 2021

Switzer Ranch of Loup County has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the prestigious award recognizes farmers, ranchers and forestland owners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat resources in their care.

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UNL PGA Golf Management Alumni Among Nebraska Section Award Winners

April 15, 2021

On March 29, the Nebraska PGA honored nine individuals and one facility for outstanding achievements in a variety of areas of the golf industry during the 2020 season. Two of the nine come from the ranks of the PGA Golf Management Program here in the Center for Grassland Studies.

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Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes up and running

April 14, 2021

What does it mean for a landscape to be resilient? That is the question the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s new Center for Resilience in Agricultural Working Landscapes sets out to answer, said Craig Allen, a professor in the School of Natural Resources and director of the new center, which is up and running after being formally approved last year.

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Nebraska’s Grassland Legacy

April 6, 2021

The Center for Grassland Studies announces the release of Nebraska’s Grassland Legacy, a video that celebrates grasslands. Produced by Ethan Freese and Mariah Lundgren of the Platte Basin Timelapse project, the video tells the story of Nebraska grasslands with a brief review of the environmental and human factors driving current grassland systems.

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High and Rising Economic Costs of Biological Invasions Worldwide

April 5, 2021

Biological invasions are responsible for substantial biodiversity declines as well as high economic losses to society and monetary expenditures associated with the management of these invasions. The InvaCost database has enabled the generation of a reliable, comprehensive, standardized and easily updatable synthesis of the monetary costs of biological invasions worldwide. Here we found that the total reported costs of invasions reached a minimum of US$1.288 trillion (2017 US dollars) over the past few decades (1970–2017), with an annual mean cost of US$26.8 billion.

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