Climate Change Nebraska

United States Department of Agriculture

Heat that comes with the summer sun drenches a group of curious calves near Burwell, Neb. Photo by Carlee Koehler

Rising Temperatures Threaten Nebraska’s $14 Billion Cattle Industry Scientists seek to develop new uses for heat-trapping methane gas By: Nora Lucas Heat that comes with the summer sun drenches a group of curious calves near Burwell, Neb. Photo by Carlee Koehler Cattle, like people, don’t do well in hot, humid weather. Unlike humans, they don’t

Rising Temperatures Put Heat on Nebraska’s $7 Billion Corn Industry Food shortages could spark global upheavals By: Sophia Svanda Brothers Rodney and Rich Byars walk through a field of dead and stalled corn on July 16, 2012 in Geff, Ill. Summer temperatures in Nebraska in the mid-21st century could be similar to those experienced during