Gary Stone - Extension Educator

Loren Giesler

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4502 Ave I Scottsbluff NE 69361-4939
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icon-academic-capEducation

  • MS, University of Nebraska, 1977
  • BS, University of Wyoming, 1976
  • Other, Nebraska State Irrigation Association, 2013

icon-keynotePresentations

  • Cheatgrass Challenge Management , University of Wyoming, SAREC, Lingle, WY

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Harold E Alley Award, Wyoming Weed & Pest Council, 2002
  • The Chester I. Walters “Extra Mile” Award, Nebraska Extension, 2016
  • Nebraska Extension Excellnce in Extension Team Award, Nebraska Extension, 2020
  • Wyoming Stock Growers Associatoin Environmental Stewardship Award Upper North Platte River Weed Management Area, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, 2015

Area of Responsibility: UNL Panhandle Research & Extension District
Program Responsibilities: Water management (crops and urban), horticultural topics, and some cropping systems
Nebraska Extension Teams: Resistant and Invasive Pests and Efficient Water Use

Crop Reports

Niobrara River
Recreational water sport enthusiasts particularly enjoy floating the Niobrara River on the stretch near Valentine, Nebraska, where it has been designated a national scenic river.

Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 6

June 28, 2023
The final installment of the Nebraska Rivers series focuses on the "crown jewel" of Nebraska — the Niobrara River — as well as the White River and Hat Creek. 

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 26-July 2, 2023

June 26, 2023
Recent rainfall and hailstorms will impact the next few weeks of crop water use in the Nebraska Panhandle.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 19-25, 2023

June 19, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone shares his expectations for rising crop water use in the coming days.

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North Platte River valley
A view of the North Platte River valley at Scottsbluff, Nebraska. (Photo by Gary Stone)

Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 5

June 13, 2023
Part 5 of the Nebraska Rivers series focuses on the Platte Rivers, which played a crucial role in America's westward expansion as settlers traversed along these waters. 

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 12-18, 2023

June 12, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Gary Stone shares an update on crop growth and potential water needs in the Nebraska Panhandle for mid-June.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for June 5-11, 2023

June 6, 2023
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of June 5.

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Republican River drainage system
The Republican River drainage system. (Photo courtesy USGS STREAMER)

Major Nebraska Rivers and Their Drainages: Part 4

June 1, 2023
Featuring the Republican River, which holds the record for the worst flood in Nebraska history.

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Water droplets

The crop water use report is updated weekly. Visit PHREC AgLab for more information.

Estimated Crop Water Use for May 29-June 4, 2023

June 1, 2023
Estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the week of May 29.

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