Nebraska Extension in Phelps & Gosper Counties

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2017 UNL Fall Seed Guide available:

Sorghum Field Days

Sorghum farmers are invited to attend the 2017 Sorghum Field Days at three locations during September.  Field performance of commercial hybrids, on-farm field studies, market updates, sorghum agronomics and checkoff activities are planned.

The field stops include plot tours with management information and field studies based on the plot cooperator.  Sorghum seed reprentatives will also be avialable to share hybrid information.  A meal and program follows the field tours.

Plot locations will be on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 5:00 p.m. in Trenton;  Thursday, Sept. 7 near Lawrence and Friday, Sept. 8 near Farwell.   <Read More>

Tri-Basin Irrigator Newsletter Extension Educator Todd Whitney encourages our local irrigators and farm owners to take advantage of the recent news release from the Tri-Basin NRD.  The July 20, 2017 newsletter offers valuable information on a variety of irrigating topics.  Did you know that Unltrasonic Flow Meter flow meters are available through the NRD?  Contact Curtis Scheele for more information on the portable flow meter.   


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