The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will sponsor the first Panhandle Soil Health Workshop in Bridgeport next month. The half-day event will take place on March 3 from 8-11:30 a.m. in the Prairie Winds Community Center.
The 2020 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Day will feature an appearance by the Nebraska Secretary of State and Director of Agriculture, as well as updates on research and reports from the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission.
Following a visit from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s top official, twp irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley have selected repair and upgrade options for three tunnels along the main supply canal.
The Panhandle Research and Extension Center has embarked on a partnership with a family farm corporation in Scotts Bluff County to research various aspects of growing industrial hemp for seed production in the Panhandle.
With a preliminary fix in place for the Goshen/Gering-Ft Laramie irrigation canal, irrigation district and government officials are now looking at the next steps for ensuring the whole canal can be a consistent source of water for upcoming cropping seasons.
Female agriculture landowners, farmers, ranchers, and industry professionals looking to connect with other women in agriculture are encouraged to register for Stronger Together, a Women in Agriculture conference scheduled for Oct. 5 in Scottsbluff.