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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.

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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


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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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Nebraska Cover Crop Conference set for Feb. 25
Feb 2 – The Nebraska Cover Crop Conference will take place Feb. 25 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Agricultural Research and Development Center. Read more
Central Plains Irrigation Conference set for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney
Feb 2 – The Central Plains Irrigation Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney. The meeting is hosted by Nebraska Extension in collaboration with Kansas State University and Colorado State University. Read more