Resources: Gering-Ft. Laramie / Goshen Canal Break

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Farm Bill education sessions in Scottsbluff, Grant in January

2020 pesticide applicator training dates in western Nebraska

Multi-cooker class in January in Gering

'Risk and Reward' workshops on crop insurance, marketing coming to area in early 2020

Landlord-tenant cash rent workshops in Valentine, Hemingford, Scottsbluff

2020 Lambing, Kidding School is Jan. 25 at two sites

Quicken for farm-ranch record-keeping class Jan. 31 in Scottsbluff

Quickbooks basics class in Scottsbluff Feb. 1

Land Application Training Day Feb. 3 at Bridgeport

Chemigation training schedule for western Nebraska

Permanent repairs approved for Goshen/Gering-Ft. Laramie canal tunnel

Panhandle Soil Health Workshop planned in March

Panhandle staff recognized by IANR, Nebraska Extension, other organizations

Bob Harveson honored by American Phytopathological Society

New appointments: Community vitality educator in Sidney, 4-H assistant in Bridgeport

NET grant to fund subsurface drip irrigation system research

Panhandle Perspectives


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.


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.

View the presentation by using the arrows below to advance the slides, or view the original presentation on Slideshare.

By Gary Stone, Extension Educator, Panhandle Research & Extension Center.

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Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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