Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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The Phelps-Gosper Extension Offices offer the following websites and information as information resources

Rural Stress

Susan Harris-Broomfield, Rural Health, Wellness & Safety

  If you or someone you know needs help with stress management or would like to talk to someone confidentially, Nebraska has some great resources:

2022 Private Applicator Certification

Applicator trainings will be held in Furnas, Gosper, Harlan, Phelps and Red Willow counties in the following months.  Classes will run approximately 2.5 hours.  A $50 materials fee will be charged to each participant recieving a Nebraska Extension Private Applicator Guide and "Take Action on Weeds" resistance management guides.

Statewide training locations and more information can be found online at the Pesticide Education Site (0pen link).    More training dates are available at this link:  Private Training Dates

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>

Master Gardener Program 2022

        Do you enjoy plants and gardening? Are you looking to learn more and hone your skills but don’t know where to go? The Extension Master Gardener program will educate you on many aspects of horticulture, allow you to test your knowledge and skills, all while serving your local community.

Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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Panhandle Perspectives: New geophysical equipment at UNL Panhandle Center heralds major research advances

January 19, 2022
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conservation and Survey Division (CSD) School of Natural Resources has established a new applied geophysics research program in Scottsbluff that is prepared to investigate environmental and agricultural issues in the Scottsbluff area and elsewhere in Nebraska.

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Faculty Spotlight: Maria de Guzman

January 18, 2022
Meet Maria de Guzman, professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, as well as chair for the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design.

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Digging into Extension: The Right Path for Jenny Rees

January 13, 2022
Her story begins the same as many others in agriculture.

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Student scholarships available for 2022 Women in Agriculture conference

January 12, 2022
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will award up to 15 scholarships to students to attend the 2022 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 24 and 25 in Kearney.

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