UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center

Sustainable Agriculture Profitability Focus of Aug. 18 Panhandle Seminar

August 4, 2016

“Making Sustainable Agriculture Profitable” is the title of a seminar to be presented Aug. 18 at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff.

The speaker will be Carrie Eberle, who was recently hired by the University of Wyoming and is based at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) in Lingle, Wyo.

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Annual Nebraska Dry Bean Field Tour Set for Aug. 16

August 3, 2016

The 2016 Dry Bean Field Tour, scheduled for Aug. 16, will be an opportunity to view the latest bean research at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center and hear updates on topics of interest to bean producers.

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July 21 Panhandle Seminar to Focus on Millets, India

July 15, 2016

Dipak Santra, alternative crops breeding specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center, will give a presentation on July 21 about millet, an ancient grain in modern agriculture and global food security. He will also provide a glimpse of his home country of India, including its agriculture, economy, and culture.

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Direct harvest of dry edible beans
Direct harvest of dry edible beans

New Extension Resource on Direct Harvesting Dry Edible Beans

June 10, 2016
Nebraska Extension has released a new comprehensive resource on direct harvest of dry edible beans for Nebraska producers.

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UNL High Plains Ag Lab Field Day set for June 14

June 6, 2016

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab Field Day, scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, will highlight UNL research on breeding and production of dryland crops, especially field pea, forages, and wheat.

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Links to full brochure about cropping school
Links to full brochure about cropping school

2016 High Plains Cropping School to Focus on Wheat, Field Peas

May 10, 2016
The 2016 Nebraska Panhandle Advanced Cropping School for Winter Wheat and Field Peas is an in-depth, field-oriented, hands-on workshop designed to teach the management of winter wheat and field pea production, including the diagnosis of production problems in the western Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. A special emphasis will be placed on stress-related problems that can cause yield reduction. The school will be held June 21-22 at the UNL Panhandle Research and Development Center at Scottsbluff.

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UNL Extension Plant Pathologist Bob Harveson with his book.
UNL Extension Plant Pathologist Bob Harveson with his book.

UNL Plant Pathologist's Book Offers Tales of Scientific Discovery

April 28, 2016
Does a reader need to be scientist — specifically, a plant pathologist — to appreciate a book about the history of discovering and treating plant diseases? Not if the reader appreciates history, science, and their broader lessons as conveyed through "The Bacterium of Many Colors" by Dr. Robert Harveson, UNL Plant Pathologist at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

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