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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.
This hybrid event will be comprised of virtual and in-person components to bring farm and ranch women together to learn from experts about agricultural risk management.
Have you ever wanted fresh herbs at home, but did not know how easy it is to grow them? Have you ever wanted to cook with fresh herbs, but didn’t know how to or want to pay for herbs from the grocery store? Check out this class on growing and cooking with herbs, offered Nov. 5 both online and in Valentine.
Nebraska Extension's virtual seminar series is designed to help agricultural employers learn techniques and leadership practices to help motivate and empower employees.
A native Nebraskan named Venus W. Pool had a short but notable career as one of the first woman plant pathologists in the United States.

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I-29 Moo University podcast delivers timely, relevant topics

October 20, 2020
Dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and the Dakotas have developed a new, twice-monthly podcast for dairy producers. The podcast is focused on issues of interest to dairy producers, including economics, animal heath, forage, labor, farm programs and more.

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Nebraska native, alum marks 30 years of horticulture, outreach

October 20, 2020
Mary Jane Frogge may not have pictured herself as a future University of Nebraska–Lincoln employee, but she began as the picture of a future Husker student.

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