Panhandle Research and Extension Center

Knorr-Holden Plot welcome sign
The Knorr-Holden Plot is currently supervised by Bijesh Maharjan, soil and nutrient management specialist at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

100-year Corn Yield Data from the Historic Knorr-Holden Plot in Nebraska

June 23, 2021
The commitment of generations of dedicated soil scientists in maintaining and managing the historic Knorr-Holden Plot near Scottsbluff for more than a century came to fruition in a recently published manuscript in Agronomy Journal.

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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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rows of beans
A drone’s eye view of UNL dry bean variety trial plots at the Mitchell Ag Lab north of Scottsbluff.

2020 Nebraska Dry Edible Bean Trial Results Released

December 16, 2020
Results of the 2020 variety trials for dry edible beans and field peas conducted by the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center are now available.

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links to Panhandle Center to Host Virtual Field Day Dec. 1-2

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.

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Field Days, Wheat Variety Tours in Western Nebraska Will Be Available as Self-guided or Online Events

June 11, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting limits on public face-to-face programs, but Nebraska Extension will sponsor a variety of events in mid-June to share updates on the wheat variety trials and crop and livestock research conducted by University of Nebraska-Lincoln in western Nebraska.

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Update on Irrigation Tunnel Repairs Affecting Growers in Nebraska and Wyoming

December 17, 2019
Following a visit from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s top official, twp irrigation districts in the North Platte Valley have selected repair and upgrade options for three tunnels along the main supply canal.

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UNL Partners with Panhandle Farm to Research Hemp

December 12, 2019
The Panhandle Research and Extension Center has embarked on a partnership with a family farm corporation in Scotts Bluff County to research various aspects of growing industrial hemp for seed production in the Panhandle.

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