Research & Extension Communication Specialist
Ben Beckman holds a joint position funded by the Nebraska Water Center, Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute and Nebraska Extension. He works as a liaison between the University of Nebraska and various constituent groups on issues of mutual interest. He travels throughout Nebraska to meet with constituents in order to gain an understanding water issues from different stakeholder perspectives and represent NU statewide, while also serving as an information resource for current research and outreach initiatives from the University. Through these interactions, Beckman helps to foster increased mutual understanding and cooperation between NU and Nebraska’s water managers and users to address the state’s water issues.