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This will be a six-part series on the dams, reservoirs, power generation and some diversion dams located on the North Platte River. The series will follow a chronological order of the history and construction of these projects.
A six-part series by Extension Educator Gary Stone explaining some of the concepts and history of water law, especially as it has developed in Nebraska
In collaboration with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS), Dr. Bijesh Maharjan, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Dr. Saurav Das, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, have been furthering the science of soil health.
Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance will be offering Beef Quality Assurance and Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification.
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.
The 2022 Panhandle Friend of Extension Award will be presented to Kevin Jech’s family during this year’s Sheridan County Fair 4-H Achievement Banquet.

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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of October 2 , 2022

September 30, 2022
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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Chancellor heralds affordability, N2025 progress, return of historic columns

September 29, 2022
Building upon a celebration of employees and their role in powering the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s successes, Chancellor Ronnie Green set an enrollment goal and announced the future home of a set of historic columns during his Sept. 28 State of Our University Address.

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Returning to the Farm workshop for families in transition is December 9, 10 in York

September 23, 2022
The Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present Returning to the Farm, a workshop series for families who are in the transition process of bringing members back to the farm or ranch. It will begin with a two-day workshop in York for multi-generational families on Dec. 9 and 10 at the Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave.

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Brent Plugge honored with Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents

September 22, 2022
Brent Plugge received the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the 2022 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference.

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