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:
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Extension programs share the research to the people in Nebraska. The following facilities are resources in the Northeast District.
Northeast Extension News
Farm Succession Series: Workshop on Farm and Ranch Business Succession & Estate Planning - December 16, 2014, University of Nebraska Haskell Ag. Lab near Concord, NE. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. There is no charge for the workhsop. To register, or for questions, call the Rural Response Hotline at 1-800-464-0258 or the Dixon County Extension Office at 402-584-2234.
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.
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
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
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 .
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
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
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....
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- UNL Extension Impact Report
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- 4-H Impact Report
- The Learning Child
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- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Crop / Plant Science - Youth Education
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water, Climate & Environment - Community
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- Nebraska Broadband Initiative
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Provides current grain/livestock market commentary and analysis; weather, climate, and soil moisture updates; practical advice from seasoned, working producers; and more.
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).
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.