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The Phelps-Gosper Extension Offices offer the following websites and information as resources for information on COVID-19.

Tri-Basin eIrrigator Sept 2020 newsletter AgrAbility's Virtual Fair; Providing Resources Nationwide

Susan Harris, MLS,  Nebraska Extension Educator

During the month of October, AgrAbility projects from 19 states will join together to participate in an AgrAbility Virtual State Fair online to provide resources and information for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers who are working in production agriculture with a disability, functional limitation, or health condition.

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2018 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Values and Rental Rates

The average market value of farmland in Nebraska declined by three percent over the prior year to $2,745 per acre according to the Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey.  This marks the fourth consecutive year of downward pressure.  Market values have dropped 17 percent since reaching a high of $3,315 in 2014.   <Read more>

Reports from the Nebraska State Climate Office

Relative warmth and dryness was the general rule for a majority of Nebraska this February.  Thankfull this was quite a departure from conditions in place on year ago.

February 2020 Report

Nebraska State Climate Website

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Need help with that bird? Nebraska Extension offers turkey tips

November 19, 2020
Preparing for holiday meals this year may look different for many people, as we consider celebrating in smaller family groups due to COVID-19.

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Nebraska Extension Master Gardener volunteer program goes virtual for 2021

November 18, 2020
Nebraska Extension is accepting applications for its 2021 Master Gardner Volunteer training program. The 2021 training will take place virtually.

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Women managing ag land conference, now virtual, is Dec. 2

November 11, 2020
Nebraska Extension has announced that the upcoming Women Managing Ag Land Conference will now be a be completely virtual experience.

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Panhandle Perspectives: The Mullen and Cameron Peak wildfires and potential effects on Nebraska

November 11, 2020
The wildfires that took place late this summer and early fall in Colorado and Wyoming are almost completely controlled, but they still might affect agriculture throughout Nebraska next growing season, and for years to come.

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