High Plains Agricultural Lab

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High Plains Ag Lab Presented Award for 150 Years of Observation

November 3, 2022
Through the National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program, the High Plains Ag Lab has been providing Nebraska's agriculture community with local weather observations and climate data for 150 years.

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Field day attendees
Attendees tour the wheat variety plots at the 2019 High Plains Ag Lab June field day. (CropWatch file photo)

2022 UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day Set for June 22

June 13, 2022
This year's HPAL Field Day will feature UNL research and varieties of peas, winter and spring wheat, and barley.

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Cody Creech presentation in-field
The Feb. 9 meeting will provide a look at agricultural research in the region. Field days, like this virtually-hosted one in 2020, also share information from HPAL research.

Annual High Plains Ag Lab Research Update is Feb. 9 at Sidney

February 2, 2022
The latest HPAL research to be highlighted in this year's meeting includes proso millet breeding, spring and winter pea variety testing results, winter wheat nitrogen fertility management, factors affecting sunflower yield and more.

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Grain sorghum
A grain sorghum variety trial will be just one of the stops on the High Plains Ag Lab Field Tour Aug. 10.

2021 UNL High Plains Ag Lab Summer Crop Field Day Set for Aug. 10

August 5, 2021
During field tours at the High Plains Ag Lab, UNL researchers will discuss the latest results of their studies on dryland crops — in particular, sunflowers, proso millet and grain sorghum.

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2019 HPAL field day
Attendees tour the wheat variety plots at the 2019 High Plains Ag Lab June field day.

High Plains Ag Lab Field Day June 15 will be Face-to-Face, and Include Anniversary Celebration

May 27, 2021
The High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) June Field Day and 50th (+1) Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, June 15 will showcase current research at HPAL and recognize the past half-century of service to agriculture in the region.

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Extension educators view winter wheat plots
Cody Creech, UNL Dryland Cropping Systems specialist, and Amanda Easterly, assistant professor for Research based at High Plains Ag Lab, view some of the winter wheat variety plots at HPAL.

With Transition to Panhandle, UNL Variety Testing Program Moves Beyond Winter Wheat

April 8, 2021
UNL's variety testing program is expanding research on numerous crops relevant to Nebraska crop producers and food processors.

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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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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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