UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center

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Farm Sci-Ed Video Series Kicks Off

August 26, 2021
The Farm Sci-Ed program focusing on highlighting the “science and education behind farming” and integrated pest management research released its first video in a series about research projects happening within the Nebraska Panhandle.

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Aerial view of research plots
A view of some of the research plots surrounding the Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center, taken by a drone.

Panhandle Center Hosts Field Day Aug. 19

August 5, 2021
The 2021 event will highlight up-to-date research on dry beans, corn, sugarbeets and alternative crops, and include tours of crop research plots and a chance to see new ag technology.

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Nebraska irrigation canal
In this photo from the Platte Basin Timelapse Project, an irrigation canal delivers water to farmland in Scotts Bluff County. Scotts Bluff National Monument is on the horizon.

Nebraska Water Center Conference Hits the Road this August for Scottsbluff

July 1, 2021
An all-star lineup of Nebraska water professionals will discuss water infrastructure in the panhandle, western Nebraska’s unique hydrogeology, and innovation in water and agricultural management at this year's Nebraska Water Center Conference.

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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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Cheatgrass
Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) (Photo by Cassondra Skinner, USDA-NRCS Plants Database)

June 6 Field Tour on Cheatgrass Management Research

May 24, 2018
The UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center will host a field tour on cheatgrass management research on June 6 in Scottsbluff.

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Water and Irrigation Specialist to Join Panhandle REC

April 11, 2017

Xin Qiao will join the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center May 1 as water and irrigation management specialist.

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UNL greenhouse trial of glyphosate resistance in kochia
kochia in the greenhouse

Managing Glyphosate- and ALS-Resistant Kochia in the Panhandle

December 15, 2016
The development and management of pesticide-resistant kochia in dryland and irrigated systems in the Panhandle including a table of herbicide options for Nebraska.

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Ron  Yoder, IANR Interim Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Carlos Urrea, UNL dry bean breeding specialist at the Panhandle REC
Carlos Urrea (right) is presented the Omtvedt Innovation Award by Ron Yoder, IANR Interim Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Panhandle Dry Bean Breeding Specialist Receives Omtvedt Award

December 15, 2016

Carlos Urrea, associate professor and dry bean breeding specialist at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, recently was presented the Omtvedt Innovation Award from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The award recognizes IANR faculty who demonstrate exceptional abilities and innovation.

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