Resources: Gering-Ft. Laramie / Goshen Canal Break

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Sowing seeds
of STEM success
in western Nebraska
Samsung Success Story

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

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

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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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

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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4th annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference & Trade Show

November 6, 2019

November 6, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced the dates for the fourth annual Nebraska Grower and Brewer Conference and Trade Show. The two-day conference will be held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, 2020, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.

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