Other, Nebraska State Irrigation Association, 2013
Cheatgrass Challenge Management , University of Wyoming, SAREC, Lingle, WY
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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
The wild fires that took place late this summer and early fall, located in Colorado and Wyoming, are almost completely controlled, but they still might affect agriculture throughout Nebraska during the next growing season and for years to come.
The Nebraska Dry Bean Commission hosted a field tour for Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative on Sept. 2nd and 3rd in the Nebraska Panhandle.
Last year in another state, 14 horses died and another 100 were sickened from hay that contained blister beetles. Usually Blister beetles are not a problem, but growers should be aware of the insect and what to scout for in their fields.
Leafy spurge is also known as wolf’s milk, faitours-grass or tithymal, and reproduces from seed and vegetative root buds. It is 1 to 3 feet tall with blueish-green leaves with round edges. Flowers are surrounded by heart-shaped yellow-green bracts which hold three round to oblong seeds.
Temporary repairs to the tunnels have been made resulting in restoring flow, but at reduced levels. The Gering/ Ft. Laramie Irrigation District is planning for their irrigators to receive only 75 percent of their normal allotment.
The non-native species originated in Europe and was introduced into the United States along the east coast in the early 19th century. Today, non-native phragmites can be found over much of North America.