Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center

District Interest

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) is headquartered at what has been known as the University of Nebraska's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska.  ENREC also includes the University of Nebraska Southeast Extension District, Northeast Extension District, and the newly developed Metro Extension District, as well as the South Central Ag Lab, Haskell Ag Lab, Barta Brothers Ranch and Kimmel Education and Research Center.  This model of collaboration specifically addresses the needs of eastern Nebraska in terms of research and Extension efforts by new collaborations and leveraging strengths of existing resources and closer ties to IANR departments and schools.

Learn about what we do and why it matters.  The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center invites you to join us for our Open House on Thursday, June 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Come see how the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center are making a difference.  There will be opportunities to interact with with agricultural experts, university faculty, commodity groups, and others attending the open house.  Discover opportunities for partnerships and collaboration! 

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center encompasses 53 counties and includes a wide array of research projects and educational programs.  ENREC includes the Extension programs found in the Southeast Extension District, Northeast Extension District, and the Metro Extension District.  

Extension programs focus on Beef Systems, The Learning Child, Community Environment, Community Vitality Initiative, Cropping and Water Systems, Food, Nutrition and Health, and 4-H Youth Development.  Learn more about these programs in the menu bar on this site.

Here we feature a few of ENREC's upcoming programs, as well as exciting ventures bringing research and education to Nebraskans and people around the nation and the world.

Whether it is conducted at an off-campus research site, in a grower’s field, a producer’s feedlot, in a lab or in a classroom, our research is designed to seek out answers that Nebraskans can use.  Be sure to visit our "Research in Action" page to learn more about our projects through videos.

Have a question – Extension resources are right at your fingertips – 24/7!  The “Find An Answer” link provides expertise on demand. 

The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) is headquartered at what has been known as the University of Nebraska's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska.

Email or call (402)624-8037.


Address, Map and Directions

The physical mailing address of the ENREC headquarters is: 1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033



Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center

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