Local Programs

Nebraska Extension - Burt County Local Programs

Nebraska Extension in Burt County offers various programs including 4-H, Community Vitality Initiative, Cropping & Water Systems, and Medicare. See the information below for more about these programs and the specialists in Burt County.

Burt County 4-H

The 4-H Youth Development program has been alive and well in Burt County since 1925. Extension Associate Mary Loftis (mloftis2@unl.edu) and Extension Educator Jennifer Hansen of Thurston County (jhansen6@unl.edu) provide guidance and leadership to the program. Check out the 4-H page linked above for information about how to enroll, news about deadlines and upcoming workshops, and resources for 4-H members. We hope you join the fun!

Community Vitality

Extension Educator Carroll Welte (cwelte1@unl.edu) is a part of Nebraska Extension's Community Vitality Initiative. The Community Vitality Inititative is committed to supporting communities, engaging youth, growing businesses, and developing leaders in Nebraska. Visit the link above to find out more about the Community Vitality Initiative in Burt County.

Agriculture & Horticulture      (Cropping & Water Systems)

Extension Educator John Wilson (jwilson3@unl.edu) specializes in Cropping & Water Systems. As a crop specialist John writes weekly columns related to field crops, lawn care, and pests of all kinds. Visit the link above to read his columns and find more information about agriculture in Burt County.

Medicare

Extension Associate Mary Loftis (mloftis2@unl.edu) is a part of Nebraska Extension's cooperation with the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP). For more information about Medicare, Social Security, and issues you may experience visit the link above or E-Mail Mary.

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