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.
Husker Harvest Days Goes Virtual, Nebraska Extension Providing Multiple Presentations
August 27, 2020
Even though the face-to-face program has been cancelled, the Farm Progress Virtual Experience will provide an opportunity to learn about developments in agriculture in a number of topic areas.
#NField Observations and Chats – New Program Series From Nebraska Extension
August 14, 2020
We are expanding the N Field Observations & introducing “N Field Chat” sessions starting this Tuesday August 18 at 7 pm. N Field Chat is a live question & answer session on-line with experts from Nebraska Extension including both specialists & educators from throughout the state.
CARES Act Implications on Tax Planning for Farmers
August 6, 2020
The CARES Act included several other provisions that didn’t get as much attention. Farmers need to be aware of these as they go into tax planning this fall, as they could benefit their operations.
Free Farm and Ag Law Clinics Set for August
July 29, 2020
Free legal and financial clinics are being offered for farmers and ranchers across the state in August 2020. The clinics are one-on-one meetings with an agricultural law attorney and an agricultural financial counselor.
Panhandle Center to Host Field Day Aug. 20
July 22, 2020
The University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center will partner with the Nebraska Dry Bean Growers Association on August 20 to host the annual Panhandle Agricultural Research and Technology Tour (PARTT). The in-person event will be conducted with social distancing and other precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic – Updated Submission Procedures
July 9, 2020
As the growing season continues, the Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic is here to serve Nebraska growers by helping correctly identify weeds, insects, and plant diseases that are popping up. Due to Coronavirus, there are new recommendations for submitting samples.
Nebraska Small Business Stabilization Grants Available to Farmers, Ranchers
June 18, 2020
Nebraska, utilizing federal COVID-19 relief funding, has established a program to help businesses, including ranching, impacted by the pandemic. The Department of Economic Development expects to award grants of $12,000 to eligible businesses, for a total of approximately $330 million.