Growing a Healthy FutureRead about some of Nebraska Extension advances in wearable tech, youth entrepreneurship and precision ag.
4-H to celebrate Nebraska's 150th with Clover ChaseNebraska 4-H youth in all 93 counties will have the opportunity to join in the Nebraska 150 Celebration by participating in an interactive scavenger hunt.
Nebraska Extension Launches New InitiativeThe Strengthening Nebraska’s Agricultural Economy initiative will feature Nebraska Extension specialists and educators from multiple disciplines sharing researched-based information to help producers reduce input costs, increase efficiencies and improve profitability of farm and livestock operations.
Nebraska Extension is Setting a Foundation for the Next GenerationThe Learning Child program provides necessary training for parents and other caring adults so they can provide the best learning for their children.
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Panhandle Extension News
- Boot Camp for Nonprofit Boards: Workshops set April 5 at Chadron, April 6 at Scottsbluff
- Drones in ag? Learn more at April 6 meeting in Harrisburg
- Emerald ash borer not seen in western Nebraska yet
- New chickpea variety may help restore acreage in western NE
- Now is time for strategy for marketing 2017 corn crop
- 4-H coordinator appointed in Morrill County
- Dry bean, pea variety trial results available on-line
- Pesticide applicator sessions scheduled for western Nebraska
- Chemigation training sessions set across western Nebraska
- Panhandle Extension group competes in Cheatgrass Challenge
- Pasture monitoring app available for Android OS
- Fly is new invasive pest in this area
- UNL studying whether char from sugarbeet factories will help soil
- Plant pathologist's book combines history, science, more
- Proso millet research advances
- March 22: Medusahead grass: Invasive species on its way?
- March 15: What's your ag literacy?
- March 8: Women in Ag conference April 7 at Sidney
- Feb. 28: 4-H mentoring grant provides opportunities in Bayard, Roosevelt elementaries
- Feb. 21: Research and the dry bean industry, part 2
- Feb. 14: Research was important to the growth of Nebraska dry bean industry
- Feb. 7: The value of contests
- January 31, 2017: Did you know? Nebraska's dry bean industry began in 1890s
- January 18, 2017: Weird things cattle eat and it's perfectly OK
- Jan. 11, 2017: Building strong families for children
- Jan. 4, 2017: Stripe rust update in the Panhandle
- Previous Panhandle Perspective articles
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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.
- Dry Edible Beans
- Potato Education Guide
- Variety testing results for sunflower, millet, pea
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
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.