David Ostdiek - Communications Specialist, Panhandle REC

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PARTT Plus seminar powerpoint
The Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour offers a glimpse into research projects currently being conducted at the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center as a virtual field day.

PARTT Plus Virtual Field Day Archived on Panhandle Center Website

March 31, 2021
The Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour offers a glimpse into research projects currently being conducted at the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center.

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Irrigation water

Yonts Water Conference Returns April 9 in Gering

March 12, 2021
This year's conference will feature discussion on topics such as the North Platte Valley's irrigation infrastructure, groundwater irrigation regulations, Goshen-Gering/Fort Laramie Tunnel status, water outlook, drought update and more.

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Proso millet field
A pre-pandemic tour of a proso millet variety plots at High Plains Ag Lab near Sidney. After the pandemic, face-to-face field days will be possible again but the variety trial results are always available online as well.

2020 Proso Millet Variety Trial Results Available Online

March 10, 2021
Results of University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s 2020 variety trials for proso millet have been compiled and are now available on CropWatch.

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High Plains Ag Lab outdoor sign
Cody Creech and Amanda Easterly at the HPAL office and research building.

Panhandle Perspectives: UNL High Plains Agricultural Lab Near Sidney is 50 Years Old

January 14, 2021
UNL celebrates 50 years of research and education at the High Plains Ag Lab in Nebraska's Panhandle.

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2018 Crop Production Clinic attendees in session
Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson speaking on insect management at a 2018 Crop Production Clinic.

Options in the Panhandle to Recertify Pesticide Applicator Licenses

January 6, 2021
Several options are available for Western Nebraska residents who need to recertify their pesticide applicator licenses, or those who need to obtain certification for the first time.

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rows of beans
A drone’s eye view of UNL dry bean variety trial plots at the Mitchell Ag Lab north of Scottsbluff.

2020 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Trial Results Released

December 16, 2020
Results of the 2020 variety trials for dry edible beans and field peas conducted by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center are now available.

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Dipak Santra
Dipak Santra, alternative crops breeding specialist, stands in the field pea variety trial plots.

2020 Pea Variety Trial Results Available Online

December 3, 2020
Pea variety trials were conducted at three sites in the Panhandle and southwest Nebraska: Box Butte County near Alliance (28 varieties), Cheyenne County near Sidney (28 varieties), and Perkins County near Venango (33 varieties). Results are now available.

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links to Panhandle Center to Host Virtual Field Day Dec. 1-2

Panhandle Center to Host Virtual Field Day Dec. 1-2

November 18, 2020
The Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center is hosting a virtual field day, the “Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour – Plus” (PARTT Plus) on December 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (MST) each day.

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