Nebraska Extension in the Northern Panhandle

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Nebraska Extension will be offering training throughout western Nebraska, from January through April, for licensed pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or re-certification of their license for 2019.
As adults, having good health is often more important than a pretty wrapped package to open during the holidays. Follow these twelve ways for healthier eating during the holiday season.
Scottsbluff, NE, Jan 16th
A Quicken for Farm & Ranch Record Keeping workshop will be held January 15th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Panhandle Research & Extension Center in Scottsbluff.
Dec. 13-14 in Rushville, NE
November 23 + 24th, 2018 @ Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE

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Panhandle Perspectives: Did you know? The first domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

March 26, 2020
At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany or France. It took two primary factors before Americans were convinced that a domestic seed industry was needed.

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Combatting cabin fever: Extension builds out educational content

March 24, 2020
For many families across the state, cabin fever may be setting in, and Nebraska Extension is working to help alleviate pent-up energy with fun, educational content for all ages.

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