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Water flowing again in Gering Fort Laramie canal

Farm, ranch record-keeping classes in Scottsbluff, North Platte in November

Registration open for ServSafe training Nov. 20-21 in Scottsbluff

Range Beef Cow Symposium Nov. 18-20 at Mitchell

Cattle risk management workshop Nov. 6 in Sidney

Farm Bill education meeting Oct. 24 in Kimball

Dry edible beans as cattle feed when damaged by drought or hail

Cody Creech honored by Crop Science Society of America

Bob Harveson honored by American Phytopathological Society

Jack Whittier honored by American Society of Animal Science

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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I-29 Moo University to offer California dairy tours and World Ag Expo trip
Oct 15 – The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip” in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas on February 9-13, 2020. Read more
Listening sessions on rural community prosperity scheduled in North Platte, Lincoln
Sep 16 – Two regional convenings in October will offer Nebraskans opportunities to share their best ideas on how the University of Nebraska can help rural communities position themselves for economic success. Read more