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Video: Andrew Noble seminar on innovative agriculture 

 

Andrew Noble, program director of the CGIAR research program Water, Land and Ecosystems at the International Water Management Institute, visited the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on June 27 to present a seminar on innovative agriculture. The presentation is available on our YouTube channel. Please comment and let us know your thoughts.
 
Andrew Noble Seminar:
Upcoming deadlines for the 2014 Water for Food Global Conference

2015 Nebraska Water Symposium and Water Law Conference

Planning has begun for a two-day Water Conference and Water Law Conference that will be held March 19 and 20, 2015 at the University of Nebraska College of Law on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. The main conference theme will be current issues, challenges and solutions in sustainable use of the High Plains (Ogallala) Aquifer, one of the world's largest and most heavily utilized groundwater resources. The conference will include a mix of plenary addresses, key speakers, panel discussions, case studies and demonstrations on a wide variety of topics and issues related to the High Plains Aquifer. A conference planning committee is being organized.

 

If you have ideas for speakers and/or topics for the conference, please contact Steve Ress at the Nebraska Water Center.

WRAP Meeting Review
 
The University of Nebraska's Water Resources Advisory Panel (WRAP) convened on May 20 to review updates on NU water and environmental education and programming and to discuss Nebraska's Water Sustainability Fund legislation.
Learn more. 
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Water Funding Opportunities
Department of the Interior - FWS

Developing Biological Control Management of Invasive Phragmites australis

Application Deadline: 7/7/2014

$50,000

 

USDA

AFRI: Foundational Program 

Application Deadline: 9/29/2014

Up to $500,000 per project

 

National Science Foundation

Fluid Dynamics

Application Deadline: 11/5/2014

$270,000

 

National Science Foundation

Environmental Engineering

Application Deadline: 11/5/2014

$300,000

Additional funding opportunities may be found at grants.gov, a single access point for individuals to search competitive funding opportunities from more than 900 grant programs offered by the 26 federal grant-making agencies.

The Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska is a  

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