About ENREC Programs
The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center districts encompass 53 counties and include a wide array of research projects and educational programs. ENREC is headquartered at what was formerly known as the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center (ARDC) near Mead, Nebraska and includes research programs at that site, the Southeast Extension District, the 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 & 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.
View field demonstrations of the latest weed management technologies and cover crop trials at the Nebraska Extension Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day June 28 at the South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. The event, which includes lunch, will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
PASE/Life Challenge is a two-day event held each year at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This year's event will be June 25-27, 2017. The event is made up of the Premier Animal Science Event (PASE) and the Life Challenge. Both offer career exploration opportunities, tours, presentations, and competitive contests. Youth do not need to be enrolled in an animal science or family and consumer science project to participate in either PASE or Life Challenge Events.
Programs are available throughout Nebraska to help meet the needs of families and children. NEP helps limited-resource families learn to prepare nutritious and safe foods while stretching their food dollars. Qualifying adults learn through small groups at agency or community sites, or individually through home visits, mail lessons or phone consultations.
Nebraska Extension’s “Co-Parenting for Successful Kids” is a research-based education class designed to help separating and divorcing parents cope with divorce and custody. The class is offered on-site at four locations in Nebraska, and online.