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The Northeast Research and Extension Center in Norfolk addresses problems and concerns specific to the counties of northeast Nebraska. Specialists at this center work in the following disciplines:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Beef Nutrition
  • Crop Nutrition
  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Geoscience
  • 4-H & Youth
  • Irrigation & Water Resources
  • Livestock Environment
  • Organic Farming
  • Soil Science
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Stormwater Management
  • Watershed Water Quality
  • Weed Management

 

 

Extension programs share the research to the people in Nebraska.  The following facilities are resources in the Northeast District.

Northeast Extension News

Co-Parenting for Successful Kids (formerly Parents Forever) information for 2015 -
January 12 - 1 - 4 p.m.
March 2 - 1 - 4 p.m.
May 4 - 1 - 4 p.m.
July 13 - 1 - 4 p.m.
September 14 - 1 - 4 p.m.
November 2 - 1 - 4 p.m.

All classes will be held in the UNL classroom in the Lifelong Learning Center, 601 E. Benjamin Avenue, Suite 104, Norfolk, NE.  To register for any of these classes, please call Ruth Vonderohe at 402-288-5611.

ServSafe for Food Service Personnel
ServSafe is a national certification program for those working in food service, specifically managers and other leaders.  The program includes information on foodborne illness, training on the latest food safety issues for employers and employees.   All ServSafe training dates listed below will be held at the Lifelong Learning Center, 601 E. Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, NE.  The time frame for each training is 8 AM - 5 PM.  For more information, contact Ann Fenton at 402-329-4821 or Carol Larvick at 402-987-2140.

January 27
April 14
June 22
October 27

2015 Weed and Insect Resistance Workshops - click here for more information on these workshops

Febr 3 - Fremont, First State Bank and Trust Company, 1005 E 23rd St, Fremont, NE  (402) 721-2500
Febr 4 - Nebraska City, Kimmel Education and Research Center, 5985 G Road, Nebraska City, NE  (402) 274-4755
Febr 5 - Hastings, Adams County Fairgrounds, 947 S Baltimore Ave, Hastings, NE  (402) 461-7209
Febr 6 - Grant, Perkins County Fairgrounds Building, 100 Garfield Avenue, Grant, NE  (308) 352-7580
 

Farm Bill Education Meetings Winter 2014

News Releases

Liability of Cattle Involved in Motor Vehicle Collisions
Nebraska Fence Laws and Responsibility of Law Owners 2014

Extension Highlights


Disaster Recovery Resources

We have complied a collection of resources to help those that have been affected by recent storms. More...


Marketing 2014 Calves

With current price levels, cow/calf producers could see good profits when selling 2014 calves. Aaron Berger, UNL Extension educator, outlines a few options to consider when thinking about marketing this year's calf crop. UNL's Beef website features more information on Livestock Risk Protection Insurance and determining costs of production.


Storing Distillers Grains

Distillers grains have become much cheaper, compared with earlier in the year. Aaron Stalker, UNL Extension beef range systems specialist, explains why using distillers grains could benefit producers – if they can properly store the product. More resources on storing distillers grains can be found here.


UNL Extension's Hort Update for August 18, 2014

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An email newsletter designed to assist horticulture professionals and Extension staff with seasonal environmental topics for lawns, trees and shrubs, landscape ornamentals, fruits and vegetables, and miscellaneous items.  Share with your colleagues and friends Hort Update,  Visit our web site for archived issues .


CropWatch Newslettercropwatchlogo

UNL Extension cropping system experts discuss the latest updates on cropping issues in Nebraska such as appearance of Pythium in corn and soybeans, wheat disease updates, and a new UNL climate app. During the growing season, each weeks CropWatch newsletter is posted on Fridays at http://cropwatch.unl.edu/


Acreage Insights e-News for September 2014

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The Acreage Insights e-News, published by UNL Extension Acreage team, is a monthly electronic newsletter providing acreage owners with timely information to better manage their rural living environment. Click here to subscribe to this newsletter or check out the team's Acreage Insight web resources (http://acreage.unl.edu/).


UNL Extension's BeefWatch for September 2014

Check out the latest issue of UNL BeefWatch Newsletter. newsletter, designed to assist Beef producers and professionals. You may subscribe to receive this newsletter in your email and view the latest summaries on beef industry issues at http://Beef.UNL.edu 


Educational Program Resources for Communities (Free)Community1

As a leader in your community, often you are asked to present a program to club meetings, civic groups or professional organizations. Finding information for such a program and then organizing it can be challenging and time consuming. Look no further!

Faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension are providing you research-based, educational program resources free-of-charge. Information in each program is based on research from educational institutions around the world. The programs listed reflect the variety of topics which our clientele cite as issues within their communities. Congratulations on leading your organization to a greater understanding of these priorities!  For lessons....

Making A Difference

 

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Extension Webcasts

Market Journal logoMarket Journal
Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.

BYF logo Backyard Farmer
View entire episodes or search for answers to your plant, yard, and insect problems. Watch Backyard Farmer live on NET1 April to mid September (Thursday, 7:00 pm CT). 

Ag Almanac logo Ag Almanac
Audio and video interviews with University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension specialists and educators on topics ranging from crop and livestock production to health and nutrition to lawn and garden care, and more.