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Soy Growers Welcome Opportunity to Provide Protein to Address Global Hunger, Child Malnutrition

The U.S. Agency for International Development this week announced nearly $1.3 billion in additional critical humanitarian and development assistance to Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, including $200...

 

Husker Harvest Days Gears Up to Bring Producers, Exhibitors Together

St. Charles, Ill. – July 13, 2022 – The time has come for the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show to open its gates. Husker Harvest Days is an opportunity for producers to meet face-to-face with agriculture’s industry leaders...

 

New Popcorn Promotes Growth of Beneficial Bacteria

Lincoln — Each of us walks around with trillions of microbes living in our gut. In past decades, scientists have started to understand how the properties of our personal microbiome impact our...

 

Women in Ag's 'Herd That!' Livestock Management Conference Set for Broken Bow

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture program, along with the Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance Program, has announced the second annual Herd That! Conference on Sept. 21, in Broken Bow. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the One Box...

 
 By Elaine Pile    Community    July 13, 2022

Master Gardener Tips for the Panhandle

Tips for a Successful County Fair Entry...

 
 By Adrian Smith    Community    July 6, 2022

Corn Can Provide Food and Fuel without Sacrificing Either

As our nation celebrates Independence Day, the grocery bill for cookouts and picnics is hitting the budgets of American families harder this year. The American Farm Bureau Federation calculated U.S....

 

Nebraska Grazing Conference To Be Held In August

The 2022 Nebraska Grazing Conference will be held August 9 and 10 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, NE with a program bridging grazing lands conservation and management. The conference will begin with a field tour from 9:30 am to 11:30 am...

 

USDA Has Issued More Than $123.1 Million in Emergency Relief Program Payments to Nebraska Agricultural Producers

LINCOLN  – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that agricultural producers nationwide have already received more than $4 billion through the Emergency Relief Program (ERP), representing nearly 67% of the more than $6 billion...

 

Western Bean Cutworm Degree-Day

Jeff Bradshaw, UNL Associate Professor, Entomology Jeff Cluever, UNL Graduate Research Assistant, Entomology Gracie Keiter, UNL Student Intern, Entomology One of the key pests in our region is the Western bean cutworm (WBC). WBC feeding can reduce...

 

ASA Accepting Applications for Conservation Legacy Awards

ST. LOUIS (June 24, 2022) — Share the story of how conservation is part of your farm operation and you could be recognized with a Conservation Legacy Award. The awards recognize farm management practices of U.S. soybean farmers that are both...

 

Relief for American Agriculture Producers

The importance of a strong agriculture economy to the state of Nebraska and our entire nation cannot be overstated. Often overlooked in policy conversations, the products supplied by farmers and...

 

UNL Field Pea Variety Trial Field Days Set for June 20-22

University of Nebraska-Lincoln field pea variety trial plot tours are scheduled for June 20-22 at Alliance, Grant, and Sidney, respectively.  The tours provide an opportunity for farmers and others to learn more about new varieties and other topics...

 

2022 Summer Stocker/Yearling Meeting and Tour June 23 in Imperial

By Brent Plugge, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator and Hannah Greenwell, Nebraska Extension Beef Educator Nebraska Extension will host a stocker/yearling systems summer meeting and tour Thursday, June 23 in Imperial, Nebraska. Registration begins at...

 

Assessing Freeze Injury to Wheat

 By Robert Klein, Emeritus Extension Professor, UNL West Central Research & Extension Center     Cody Creech, Dryland Cropping Systems Specialist, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center    Amanda Easterly, Research Assistant Professor, HPAL...

 

Scout Your Wheat for Russian Wheat Aphids

 By Jeff Bradshaw Extension Entomology Specialist, Panhandle Research & Extension Center   The Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia, is a pest of wheat worldwide; however, the last time that...

 

Women in Ag Plans Workshop on Developing Communication Skills, Relationships

LINCOLN — Developing communication skills to improve relationships will be the focus of a two-part virtual workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension’s Women in Agriculture program in June. The...

 

Helicopters to Survey Noxious and Invasive Weed Species in Western Nebraska's waterway

An invasive and noxious weed surveying project, which will focus on waterways in Western Nebraska, is set to begin this week. The Panhandle Research Integration for Discovery Education, otherwise...

 

UNL Meats Judging Team Muscles Through Beginning of Season

LINCOLN – For nearly 100 years University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been evaluating the cuts of meat for differences in composition and quality as part of the Meats Judging Team. The UNL...

 

Panhandle Research and Extension Center Staff Earn Promotions

The Panhandle Research and Extension Center is pleased to announce the promotion of four faculty members in 2022. Jeff Bradshaw and Karla Wilke earned promotion to full professor. Nevin Lawrence and Bijesh Maharjan earned promotions to associate...

 

Agsplosion Brings Agriculture to Local Students

More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in five different locations in the Panhandle. The young learners spent the day rotating...

 

Nebraska Farmers Union Applauds Appointment to Nebraska USDA FSA State Committee

LINCOLN (May 6, 2022) – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) applauds the appointments of four additional members to the Nebraska FSA State Committee. They join Roy Stoltenberg of Cairo who was appointed to the State Committee November 1, 2021 and John...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Community    May 11, 2022

Fairness in The Cattle Market

As Nebraskans know well, we are the beef state. We have every segment of the supply chain from cow-calf producers, to backgrounders, to large and small feed yards and also three of the four big packer...

 
 By Leann Sato    Community    May 11, 2022

Master Gardener Tips – Week of May 9

Inspect, Connect, Direct, Select -the four steps of the Water Sense Sprinkler Spruce Up. First, inspect and replace clogged, broken or missing sprinkler heads. Second, check for leaks where heads and pipes connect and tighten if needed. Third,...

 

Panhandle Perspectives:

By John Thomas; Crops Extension Educator, Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan, and Sioux Counties Karen DeBoer; Crops Extension Educator, Kimball, Banner, and Cheyenne Counties John Smith; Retired Machinery...

 

Drought in Nebraska Causing Concern as Farmers Prepare for Planting

There’s an old wives’ tale in farming: Seven years of drought and seven years of good conditions. Galen Roebke, Seward farmer, said the current drought timeline makes him wonder if it’s true....

 

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