Nebraska Extension

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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farmer reading On-Farm Research report

Nebraska On-Farm Research Network Publishes Results and Videos of 2020 Farmer-Conducted Research Online

March 10, 2021
Results from the 2020 Nebraska On-Farm Research Network studies, featuring new enhanced content, are now available for public viewing.

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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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Semi trailer on highway

Driver Liability for Farm and Ranch Operations

January 7, 2021
In a recent Farm and Ranch Management article, Nebraska Extension Educator Jessica Groskopf reviews several ways for producers to reduce their liability, from choosing insurance to creating an LLC.

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Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center
Donated hay bales accumulate at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead following flooding in 2019. (Photo by Deloris Pittman - Nebraska Extension)

Nebraska Extension Launches Online Platform for Exchange of Carbon Sources Needed by Livestock Producers

May 14, 2020
Nebraska Extension is calling on farmers, municipalities, lawn care companies and others to donate or sell wood chips, hay, lawn waste and other carbon sources to livestock producers hit hard by COVID-19.

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Laila Puntel

New Soil Scientist/Precision Ag Specialist Joins Agronomy

October 4, 2019
Laila Puntel's focus will be on improving efficiency and profitability of soil nutrient management, particularly through the use of precision ag technologies. She will be conducting research at university centers and one-on-one with growers through on-farm research.

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Stronger Together – Women in Ag Conference Oct. 5 at Scottsbluff

September 13, 2019
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.

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Javed Iqbal
Javed Iqbal

Javed Iqbal Joins IANR Soil Science Team

September 13, 2019
Welcome to Javed Iqbal who recently joined the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture as an assistant professor for nutrient management and water quality. Iqbal will be conducting research and education on efficient uses of nutrients to enhance crop production and reduce environmental effects.

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