The 2020 event will highlight up-to-date research on dry beans, corn, sugarbeets, and alternative crops. Entry is free.
Getting Started with Vegetable GardeningAre you wanting to start your own vegetable garden, but don't know where to begin? Visit our Veggie 101 to learn the basics of starting your garden. Learn the when, where, and how of vegetables.
New Webinar Series for Farm and Ranch ManagementThe Department of Ag Economics is launching a new webinar series to discuss COVID-19’s impact on farm/ranch management issues in Nebraska.
#socialdistancing: Create Physical Distance but Stay in TouchIt may be easier to stay six feet from the nearest person but that doesn’t mean that farmers and ranchers aren’t having to cope with uncertainty. Learning to recognize your stressors and how to manage stress can help you personally and those around you. If you recognize someone in distress, use a caring approach in listening to them, and then connect them to resources.
COVID-19 ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to COVID-19 for your family, your businesses, and your community.
An update on research being conducted at the UNL High Plains Agricultural Lab near Sidney, NE, in 2020. Social distancing guidelines would not permit us to conduct an in-person field day in 2020, so this collection of videos and other online presentations will convey the same information that would have been delivered in person:
Updates and information about how COVID-19 affects operations of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center. Updates from Panhandle Public Health District, along with a list of trusted sources of information.
Go NAP SACC (Go Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care), a free in-service opportunity for child-care providers, takes providers through five steps as they make changes to their programs that support healthy eating and physical activity for children.
He can't leave Argentina to come to Nebraska because of pandemic red tape, but new Panhandle Feedlot Management and Nutrition Specialist Pablo Loza is remotely launching research and extension activities in western Nebraska: conducting a research study, hunting for funding, and meeting virtually with colleagues and with cattle feeders using online meeting platforms.
Anyone who receives a package in the mail with unsolicited seeds from China is encouraged not to plant them, but to contact the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) office in Lincoln.