Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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

 We are all navigating through these uncertain times together and it is okay to ask for help if things get too overwhelming. If you recognize someone in distress, use a caring approach in listening to them, then connect them to resources:

Beef Update...  Erin Laborie UNL Beef Educator

Available in the March Beef Update... (open here)

Cornhusker Economics website at:

2020 Trends in Nebraska Farm Custom Rates

A survey of agricultural custom operators is conducted in Nebraska every two years.    Actual rates paid for custom services may vary from those listed in these survey results due to differences in the operators responding and those providing services across the state.   <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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2021 Nebraska dairy ambassadors selected

March 4, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The Nebraska Dairy Ambassador program has appointed four new student ambassadors and one returning ambassador for 2021. This year’s group of ambassadors include:

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Panhandle Perspectives - Water Law 101: Part 1, the basics

March 3, 2021
Water law has a long history. It can be traced back to Roman times and also has roots in English common law. Across the United States, it varies from state to state, and from East to West.

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Faculty Spotlight: Rick Rasby

March 2, 2021
Meet Rick Rasby, the Associate Dean of Nebraska Extension and the Agriculture and Natural Resource Program Leader.

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Registration opens for 2021 Nebraska Ranch Practicum

March 1, 2021
Ranchers interested in learning about the latest cutting-edge research in range livestock production from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are encouraged to register for the 2021 Nebraska Ranch Practicum offered by Nebraska Extension.

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