Is Irrigation Affecting Cloud Formation, Rainfall? UNL Study

🕔Aug 1, 2018A national team led by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is studying potential links among irrigation, cloud formation and rainfall. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Great Plains Irrigation Experiment […]

NASA: May 2018 – Fourth Warmest May On Record

🕔Jul 4, 2018May 2018 was the fourth warmest May, and the period March-April-May was the third warmest Northern Hemisphere spring in 138 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of […]

Climate Change: Longer Growing Season, More Heat – 115 Years of Data

🕔Jul 2, 2018The past century of climate change has extended the average U.S. growing season by nearly two weeks but driven annual buildups of yield-stifling heat in the West and Northeast, says […]

Growing Corn: Warmer Climate Will Dramatically Increase Yield Volatility

🕔Jun 13, 2018Corn, or maize, is the most widely grown crop in the world. Used in food, cooking oil, industrialized foods, livestock feed and even automobile fuel, the crop is one that […]

Midwest Corn: Climate Change Should Help Production through 2050, says Researcher

🕔May 17, 2018Climate change and global warming put some forms of life at risk, but researchers found one instance that might not feel the heat – corn. Contrary to previous analyses, research […]

Climate Change Could Be Pushing the Great Plains into the Midwest

🕔Apr 11, 2018In 1878, the American geologist and explorer John Wesley Powell drew an invisible line in the dirt-a very long line. It was the 100th meridian west, the longitude he identified […]

Soybeans, Corn, Sorghum: 46-Year Study Finds Climate Shifts Drove Yield Variance

🕔Mar 27, 2018The global emergence of climate change should get farmers thinking and acting locally, according to nearly a half-century of data analyzed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.   The new Nebraska study […]

Indiana: Climate Change – State Continues to Grow Warmer, Wetter

🕔Mar 7, 2018Indiana’s climate has grown wetter and warmer in recent decades and these trends will dramatically accelerate, with dozens of days each year exceeding 95 degrees F by mid-century, according to […]

Midwest Farming Has Influenced the Region’s Summer Climate, Study Says

🕔Feb 14, 2018Scientists agree that changes in land use such as deforestation, and not just greenhouse gas emissions, can play a significant role altering the world’s climate systems. Now, a new study […]

Pond Levels: Weather Patterns Impact Water Levels

🕔Feb 2, 2018Terms like climate change or global warming may elicit different responses depending on your political viewpoints, but one thing is certain: Our weather is changing. Storms and flooding seem more […]

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