About ENREC Programs
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 is headquartered at what was formerly known as the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center (ARDC) near Mead, Nebraska and includes ARDC research programs, 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 & 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.
The Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in concert with Extension Specialists, Extension Educators, and Extension Assistants provides educational and training programs that address health, the environment, economic well-being, and pesticide safety.
The Food Safety Modernization Act does not require fruit & vegetable growers to create a farm food safety plan, but it is a good step toward helping producers think through potential food safety risks on their farm and develop strategies to address them. A workshop on April 22 will focus on practical methods to begin writing your farm food safety plan and provide several resources to help you get started. More... * Download the Flyer
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.