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UNL CropWatch / Wheat

The latest Extension information on wheat production and management practices from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The statewide all-land average value for the year ending Feb. 1, 2020, averaged $2,725 per acre, or about a 3% ($80 per acre) increase to the prior year’s value of $2,645 per acre. This marks the first year-to-year increase since land values in the state peaked at $3,315 per acre in 2014.

https://agecon.unl.edu/2020-nebraska-farm-real-estate-report

Nebraska Farm Real Estate Values Continue Gradual Declines in 2019
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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021
Here is the weekly crop of Master Gardener tips from Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle, relevant to local lawn and garden issues in the High Plains and consistent with research-based recommendations.

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Faculty Spotlight: Mariah Newmyer

April 12, 2021
Meet Mariah Newmyer, a food, nutrition and health Extension educator at the West Central Research and Extension Center.

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The Biggest Grower returns with summer learning, scholarship for high schoolers

April 7, 2021
Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture will again be offering a student gardening competition this summer.

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LOG N 4-H leadership camp set for May 25-26 at Halsey

April 6, 2021
Leadership Opportunities for Growth in Nebraska 4-H (LOG N Camp), which gives western Nebraska youth in grades 5 through 7 (current school year) an opportunity to gain leadership skills while meeting students from across the Panhandle, will take place May 25-26 at the State 4-H Camp at Halsey.

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