Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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Upcoming Beef Programs from Extension Educator Erin Laborie:

    The Nebraska Grazing Conference will be held in Kearney, August 8 & 9 for beginning and experience graziers, land managers and all who are concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands.  Topics will includ fencing and water points, vegetation for livestock and wildlife, beef systems initiative, NRCS cost share programs and others.    Read more.

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Tri-Basin Irrigator Newsletter Extension Educator Todd Whitney encourages our local irrigators and farm owners to take advantage of the recent news release from the Tri-Basin NRD.  The July 20, 2017 newsletter offers valuable information on a variety of irrigating topics.  Did you know that Unltrasonic Flow Meter flow meters are available through the NRD?  Contact Curtis Scheele for more information on the portable flow meter.   


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Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house Aug. 23
Jul 7 – The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 18th annual open house Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Read more
Plant scientists aim to turn sorghum into jet fuel
Jul 7 – As members of a new federally funded bioenergy research center, two Nebraska plant scientists plan to spend the next five years working to expand the oil-producing capability of the sorghum plant. Read more