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Nebraska Extension's CropWatch web site has answers to farmers' questions about crop varieties, fertilizer, irrigation, pest control, harvest and many other issues. Check out the main page or click below to go directly to sugarbeets, dry edible beans, wheat, or potatoes.


Nebraska Extension's Beef Cattle Production Website has research-based information about all facets of beef production; news about current trends; interactive decision-making tools; and calendars with learning opportunities

Director's Insights from Dr. Jack Whittier

The North Platte River:

Surface Water Irrigation Projects and Power Generation: A basic history of and information about the North Platte River U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects '“ surface irrigation, power generation and other related irrigation and power generation projects '“ on the North Platte River drainage.
By Gary Stone, Extension Educator, Panhandle Research & Extension Center.

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Krause honored with new professional award
Oct 10 – Katie Krause, Extension Educator of Douglas-Sarpy Counties, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2016 annual session. Read more
Spotlight on the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory
Oct 10 – The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at the long, oval test-track on East Campus that faculty, staff, students and visitors pass by every day. Read more