Panhandle Research and Extension Center
Take the Guess Work Out of Cow/Calf ManagementAn updated online course is designed to benefit cattlemen currently in the beef business or those just getting started.
See a Tree, ID a TreeA new site developed in the School of Natural Resources can you identify any of the 116 different trees in Nebraska. Search by name, characteristic and even hardiness zone.
Grow Nebraska SummitOn November 8th, IANR is hosting a summit to focus on building partnerships to spur growth in Nebraska. This free event will feature fast-paced presentations and interactive sessions that will challenge participants to think globally and acting locally.
4-H Youth Take on Challenge of Wearable TechOn October 4th, Nebraska joins youth from across the county in the challenge of designing wearable fitness trackers as part of the world's largest youth-led science experiment.
High Soybean Yields Need More NitrogenA new study discovered soybean crops in highly productive fields demand more nitrogen than natural sources alone can supply.
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Panhandle Extension News
- Annie's Project workshop to focus on farmer's market vendors and directo-to-consumer sales
- New livestock air emission reporting requirements on the way?
- Two Panhandle Extension educators recognized at national conference
- 'Assisting the Beef Cow with Calving' workshops at six locations
- Quickbooks workshops set in Kimball, Chadron, Mullen, Valentine, Scottsbluff
- Cost of production workshops for ranchers around region in November, December
- Range Beef Cow Symposium Nov. 28-30 at Cheyenne
- Did you know? Nebraska's role in the corn disease compendium
- Catch A Calf National Western applications due by Dec. 1
- SD specialist to serve as bridge in feedlot specialist transition
- Bradshaw appointed associate director intern
- 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
- New chickpea variety may help restore acreage in western NE
- Panhandle Extension group competes in Cheatgrass Challenge
- UNL studying whether char from sugarbeet factories will help soil
- 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.