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2014-10-20 16:22:24

Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas Findings Unveiled at Global Water for Food Conference SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's largest gap in farm yields - 70-90 percent below their potential - according to a new research tool unveiled today. The outcome of a 6-year international collaborative research effort led by the Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the...

2014-10-17 23:03:11

2014 AIM Tech Award winners announced in Omaha Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Nearly 350 friends of technology attended AIM’s Tech Celebration and first-ever C-Level Auction last night at the Holland Center in Omaha. According to AIM CEO, Kandace Miller, “This was truly an important night, a red carpet night. It’s our way of honoring tech brilliance in the community.” AIM and the Holland Center staged a beautifully appointed showcase reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30...

2014-10-15 23:06:28

Study recognizes top performing practices in the industry San Diego (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer*, a custodian for registered investment advisors (RIAs), and a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc., today announced that Carson Wealth Management Group in Omaha, NE, founded by Ron Carson, has been named “Top Performer” in the 2014 Financial Performance Study of Advisory Firms. The study, conducted by...

2014-10-14 12:31:53

Retailer Finds New Home in Omaha, Offering Exceptional Customer Service and the Largest Selection of Premium E-Liquids Omaha has Ever Seen OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 18(th), 2014, Generation V E-Cigarettes and Vape Bar will host a Grand Opening Event to celebrate the opening of its Omaha retail store, located at 327 N 78(th) Street in Tower Plaza Shopping Center between Dodge and Cass Streets. Generation V invites the community to enjoy free e-liquid...

2014-10-07 23:12:14

B2 Interactive and Habitat for Humanity of Omaha started a partnership in 2014. B² Interactive built two websites for the organization to improve their online presence and also volunteered in home-building efforts this summer. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 B² Interactive, an Omaha-based digital marketing agency that specializes in building and marketing websites, has developed a unique partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Omaha. The partnership initially began when...

2014-10-03 20:21:27

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandhills Publishing is pleased to announce the construction of an additional facility on its 68-acre main campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The new building will be adjacent to the company's Data Center and will house 122 employees specializing in software development, networking, and server management including Web developers, mobile developers, database developers, user interface designers, network administrators, and other IT personnel. The...

2014-10-01 23:02:47

Boys Town encourages communities across the country to help raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. On Monday, October 6 Boys Town will join the nation in recognizing the harm bullying can cause children, teens, and families. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Boys Town encourages communities across the country to help raise awareness for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. On Monday, October 6, Boys Town will join the nation in recognizing the harm...

2014-10-01 23:02:15

The Boys Town National Hotline is celebrating 25 years of helping teens and families in crisis. Omaha, Neb. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Boys Town National Hotline is celebrating 25 years of helping teens and families in crisis. Over the past 25 years, the Boys Town National Hotline has helped more than 9 million teens, parents and families. The anonymous hotline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and staffed with trained Boys Town counselors. In 2013, the Boys Town National Hotline...

2014-09-25 16:29:20

AURORA, Neb., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) selected Hamilton Relay as the new Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) provider for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Hamilton Relay, a leading provider of TRS and Captioned Telephone (CapTel(®)) services, begins providing TRS to Pennsylvania residents on or before December 31, 2014. Hamilton has provided Captioned Telephone Relay Service (CTRS) to Pennsylvanians...

2014-09-22 23:10:56

The Auction Mill will host a two-day, full scale liquidation auction of the historic Omaha Civic Auditorium, Arena, Convention Center, Music Hall, Assembly Hall, & Mancuso Hall on October 3 and 4, 2014, beginning at 10:00am (CDT). Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 On October 3 and 4 2014, The Auction Mill invites buyers to attend a live liquidation auction (with online bidding) of the historic Omaha Civic Auditorium beginning at 10am (CDT). The auction will take place on-site at...


Latest Nebraska Reference Libraries

Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

High Plains (United States)
2013-04-18 22:49:08

The High Plains are a sub region of the Great Plains mainly in the Western United States, but also partially in the Midwest states of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, generally ecompassing the western portion of the Great Plains before the region reaches the Rocky Mountains. The High Plains are located in southeastern Wyoming, southwestern South Dakota, eastern Colorado, western Nebraska, eastern New Mexico, western Kansas, northwestern Texas and western Oklahoma. They rise in elevation...

2012-06-15 04:37:53

Symbol: MACAN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:NE, SD Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.