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Panhandle Community Service Project Challenge

2022 Nebraska District 4-H Horse Shows

UNL Livestock Judging Camp

Youth Leadership Conference 

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4-H is a youth development organization that provides experiential learning for young people across the world. Through this "learn by doing" approach, 4-H youth learn leadership, citizenship, and life skills that empower them for a lifetime. 4-H encourages youth to reach their full potential through learning experiences, completing projects, developing community, and volunteering.

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Welcome Ryan Benjamin !!!

Cherry County NEW Beef Educator

Hello, I am Ryan Benjamin. I grew up in Eastern Oregon on a small ranch and was very involved in FFA during high school. I attended college at the University of Wyoming where I received a bachelor’s degree in rangeland ecology and watershed management with a minor in farm and ranch management in 2019 and a master’s degree in rangeland ecology and watershed management in the summer of 2021. My master's research was focused on monitoring public lands grazing in Wyoming.

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Estimated Crop Water Use

May 16, 2022
The estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the previous week and the upcoming week is shown in this table. It is based on data gathered by and calculations made by Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension educator, and Dr. Xin Qiao, Extension Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, both based at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Agsplosion brings agriculture to local students

May 16, 2022
More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in 5 different locations in the Panhandle.

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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of May 16, 2022

May 15, 2022
Are you looking for agricultural information that you can trust? Look no further than University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publications!

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Two Record Keeping Workshops Offered in Rushville

May 10, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Keeping your records up to date on the farm or ranch is important but can be a complicated task. Nebraska Extension is offering two workshops in Rushville at the Sheridan County Extension Office (800 S Loofborrow Street) on May 23. These workshops will help you develop an easier process in keeping records by using tools, resources and tips taught during the sessions.

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