Fall 1998


Plants and Crops to Star in New Roles in the Future
New Research Opportunities for Nebraska Agriculture...

Irrigation Essentials
According to a 1996 survey by the Nebraska Department
of Agriculture,
8.1 million acres of cropland are irrigated in the state.

Blanketing Your House
Checking your home's insulating system is one of the fastest
and most cost-efficient ways to use a whole-house approach
to reduce energy waste and maximize your energy dollars.

Data Mining on the World Wide Web
There are countless web sites that offer energy-related data...

In Brief...
Omaha Selected Clean City #66
Comparing the Costs of Consumer Items to Petroleum

Balancing the Supply and Demand of Recycling
In April, a comprehensive strategy to develop new markets for products
made with recycled content was launched by the state.

State's Energy Heads See Latest in Renewables
Nebraska Benefiting from Ethanol and Wind Research...

Science and Math Teachers Awarded Energy Grants
From Alda to Wilber...Twenty teams of Nebraska elementary, middle
and high school teachers will receive grants of up to $2,500 to create
innovative energy-related projects in their math and science classrooms.

6% Dollar & Energy Saving Loans
Questions and answers about energy saving loans... 

Energy Office Home Page Climate Wise Dollar and Energy Savings Loans Energy Efficient Mortgages
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