Panhandle Research and Extension Center
What Makes Farms Financially Resilient?Learn some of the management strategies will consistently produce profits for farmers.
Boldly Looking ForwardFocusing on six areas of strength, the latest issue of Growing magazine highlights IANR's bold vision for the future of Nebraska.
Registration Open for Women in Ag ConferenceWomen in the agricultural industry looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The annual conference will be held Feb. 22 – 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 S. 2nd Ave., Kearney, Neb.
Prepping for EmergenciesNebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through August 2018.
Participate in 2018 Custom Rate SurveyEvery other year, the University surveys farmers and ranchers regarding rates they charge for custom operations. Anyone involved in providing some form of custom work in Nebraska is invited to participant. Surveys are due 2/15/18.
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Panhandle Extension News
- Third annual International Broomcorn Millet Symposium
- Pesticide applicator training dates
- Land application training day Feb. 21 at Scottsbluff
- Chemigation training scheduled
- On-farm research update Feb. 28 at Alliance
- Inherited a farm? Online workshop Feb. 19 may help in managing it
- Public forum on 2018 Farm Bill March 6 at Scottsbluff
- Society for Range Management honors Mitchell Stephenson
- Farmers asked to participate in UNL custom rate survey
- Dry bean variety trial results posted on CropWatch
- Extension Educator for Learning Child named in Box Butte County
- Master Gardener training
- Did you know? Nebraska's role in the corn disease compendium
- Field studies: Blowing the whistle on marketing claims
- Field studies: When 5 bushels difference isn't statistically significant
- Field studies: Replicated plots vs. side-by-side comparisons
- UNL studying whether char from sugarbeet factories will help soil
- FIRST Lego League gets youth involved in science, technology, fun, teamwork
- 4-H reaches youth through traditional clubs, other activities
- New publication focuses on secondary aquifers
- Biomulch project enters next phase
- Latest phase of sugarbeet chopping study looks at value for feeding to calves
- 2017 field pea variety trial results online
- Have plant diseases influenced food and eating habits?
- Alternatives to bluegrass turf
- Has plant disease ergot altered the course of history?
- Making decisions about mowing and fertilizing lawns
- Biodegradable mulch gets field test
- Did a plant disease play a role in the Salem witch trials?
- Farm real estate market survey results for Panhandle
- Pilot program has teens as teachers for elementary students
- Building strong families - making time for family
- Nebraska's role in the science of plant genetics and crop breeding
- New invasive species -- Absinth Wormwood
- Five things to do to improve your Quicken record keeping
- Did you know? Nebraska leads the way in great northern bean production
- Rangelands in western Nebraska
- Previous Panhandle Perspective articles
Director's Insights from Dr. Jack Whittier
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Nebraska Extension's CropWatch web site has answers to farmers' questions about crop varieties, fertilizer, irrigation, pest control, harvest and many other issues. Check out the main page or click below to go directly to sugarbeets, dry edible beans, wheat, or potatoes.
- Dry Edible Beans
- Potato Education Guide
- Variety testing results for sunflower, millet, pea
Nebraska Extension's Beef Cattle Production Website has research-based information about all facets of beef production; news about current trends; interactive decision-making tools; and calendars with learning opportunities
The North Platte River:
Surface Water Irrigation Projects and Power Generation: A basic history of and information about the North Platte River U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projects ' surface irrigation, power generation and other related irrigation and power generation projects ' on the North Platte River drainage.
By Gary Stone, Extension Educator, Panhandle Research & Extension Center.