• USDA gathers monthly yield data to measure crop production

    Starting in May and continuing through November, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct a monthly Agricultural Yield survey.

  • How will the legislature spend your money?

    With less than two weeks left in the session, Senators are starting to wrap up their work. A final round of debate is left on the state budget, which includes important priorities such as K-12 school funding, public safety initiatives, and property tax relief.

  • UNMC, Nebraska Extension offer tractor safety course

    A tractor safety course for 14- and 15-year-old youth who work on farms is scheduled for June 18 and 19 at Legacy of the Plains Museum in Gering.

  • Storms bring mixed blessings to region

    An unseasonable winter storm moved through the Wyo-Braska region this week, bringing heavy, wet snow to already moisture-saturated areas.

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Scotch thistle – invasive species in western Nebraska

Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potentially invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place.

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Extension Center celebrates UNL’s 150th birthday

Songs native to Nebraska filtered through the halls of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff last Friday, as hundreds gathered for an open house to celebrate the University of Nebraska’s 150th birthday.

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Panhandle students receive scholarships

During its recent board of directors meeting, the Oregon Trail Community Foundation awarded $87,650 in scholarships to regional students.

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Irrigation forecast looks for full water season

All indications point toward a full irrigation supply in the North Platte Basin for the coming growing season, according to the latest forecast report from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation regional office in Mills.

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Cheatgrass management topic of field tour

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center will host a field tour on cheatgrass management research on Thursday, June 6.

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Nebraska project goal improved land-use efficiency

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team will investigate how to improve land use efficiency through the integration of livestock and crop production systems.

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