Nebraska Extension in Perkins & Chase Counties

Local Interest

Growth of pulse crops industry in Nebraska has been remarkable in the past several years. From 2011 to 2017, planted field peas acreage in Nebraska increased from 10,000 to approximately 60,000 acres, a number of certified seed dealers increased from two to eight, and Nebraska become home for three field pea processing facilities including New Alliance (Bridgeport, NE), Gavilon (Hastings, NE), and Redwood Group-Agriforce Seed partnership (Venango, NE).

Nebraska Extension in Perkins & Chase Counties

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Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops
Jan 11 – Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s introductory beekeeping workshops. Read more
Nebraska Extension pilots youth preparedness initiative
Jan 9 – Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through Aug. 2018. Read more