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Panhandle Crops: On-farm research helps growers generate results

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
LINCOLN, As corn and soybean growers work to get crops out of the fields this fall, next year's growing season may not be the first thing on their minds.  However, Laura Thompson, UNL Extension educator, said harvest is the ideal time to consider how on-farm research could benefit their operations.

Panhandle Crops: Using location information to improve literature searches

Modified: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 2014
LAS CRUCES, N.M., Agricultural Research Service ecologist Jason Karl is creating new options for helping researchers to conduct literature searches that go beyond using traditional search terms such as keywords or authors. With the help of a diverse team of collaborators, he has developed a search engine called "JournalMap" that uses research locations and physical site variables to identify scientific papers

Panhandle Crops: Pritchett to lead outreach initiatives on ag and food issues

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
FORT COLLINS, Colo., Colorado's robust agricultural scene, combined with increasing consumer interest in health, wellness, local foods, food safety and environmental issues, is the driving force behind expanded research and outreach at Colorado State University (CSU).
For more than a century, university researchers and Extension agents have collaborated with farmers, ranchers and consumers to promote a healthy and abundant

Panhandle Crops: Updating yields and base acres under 2014 farm bill

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
SCOTTSBLUFF, Cropland owners will have an opportunity to reallocate base acres and update yields by Feb. 27, 2015, under the 2014 Farm Bill.
Updating base acres: Updating base acres will be a critical decision. Landowners will have two choices.

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