Panhandle Perspectives: Did you know? The first domestic sugarbeet seeds were produced in Nebraska

At the turn of the 20th century, the sugarbeet was one of the few American crops with an almost complete dependence upon Europe as a source of seed each season. The vast majority of all seed used in sugar beet production originated in either Germany or France. It took two primary factors before Americans were convinced that a domestic seed industry was needed.
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Combatting cabin fever: Extension builds out educational content

For many families across the state, cabin fever may be setting in, and Nebraska Extension is working to help alleviate pent-up energy with fun, educational content for all ages.
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Nebraska Extension encourages participation in 2020 census

At the start of each decade since 1790, the U.S. Census Bureau has conducted a count of people living in the United States.
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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

Lincoln, Neb.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.
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SciComm 2020 registration opens

The registration deadline for SciComm 2020, a conference on effective science communication hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is rapidly approaching.
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2020 Beef Feedlot Roundtables in Bridgeport, Lexington, West Point

Lincoln, Neb.

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Nebraska Extension farm succession workshop available online

Lincoln, Neb.

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