Panhandle Research and Extension Center
Boldly Looking ForwardFocusing on six areas of strength, the latest issue of Growing magazine highlights IANR's bold vision for the future of Nebraska.
Registration Open for Women in Ag ConferenceWomen in the agricultural industry looking to increase their business management skills are encouraged to register for the 2018 Women in Agriculture Conference organized by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The annual conference will be held Feb. 22 – 23, 2018, at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 110 S. 2nd Ave., Kearney, Neb.
Prepping for EmergenciesNebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through August 2018.
Participate in 2018 Custom Rate SurveyEvery other year, the University surveys farmers and ranchers regarding rates they charge for custom operations. Anyone involved in providing some form of custom work in Nebraska is invited to participant. Surveys are due 2/15/18.
4-H Offers Support to Military Families and YouthMilitary life can be challenging for youth. For the past decade, Nebraska 4-H has provide education and activities to better the lives for these children and their families.
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Panhandle Extension News
- Pesticide applicator training dates
- Land application training day Feb. 21 at Scottsbluff
- Chemigation training scheduled
- Chappell workshop to focus on creating farm-ranch financial plan
- Landlord-tenant lease workshops set for Kimball, Alliance, Bridgeport
- Quickbooks workshop Feb. 8 at Scottsbluff
- Open house Jan. 29 at Scotts Bluff County Extension Office
- Quicken classes for farms-ranches planned for Kimball, Scottsbluff
- Farmers asked to participate in UNL custom rate survey
- 2018 Beef Feedlot Roundtable Feb. 6 at Bridgeport
- Dry bean variety trial results posted on CropWatch
- Extension Educator for Learning Child named in Box Butte County
- New livestock air emission reporting requirements on the way?
- Panhandle Extension educators recognized at state, national meetings
- 2018 dates set for Master Gardener training
- Two groups complete recent Annie's Project retreats
- Did you know? Nebraska's role in the corn disease compendium
- 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
- UNL studying whether char from sugarbeet factories will help soil
- New publication focuses on secondary aquifers
- Biomulch project enters next phase
- 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.