Northeast Research and Extension Center


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:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Beef Nutrition
  • Crop Nutrition
  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Geoscience
  • 4-H & Youth
  • Irrigation & Water Resources
  • Livestock Environment
  • Organic Farming
  • Soil Science
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Stormwater Management
  • Watershed Water Quality
  • Weed Management



Extension programs share the research to the people in Nebraska.  The following facilities are resources in the Northeast District.

Northeast Extension News

Award Received - Maxwel Oliveira (Ph.D. Student) received 1st place award for his poster presentation (Pollen-mediated resistance transfer from HPPD-resistance waterhemp to Palmer amaranth in Nebraska) at  the 2016 Weed Science Society of America meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico (Advisor:Stevan Knezevic).

Agricultural Resources

Crop Water Use Report, Insect Counts, Chemigation Information and other ag related information
Cropwatch Video promoting Pest Resistance Workshops
You Tube Video promoting Pest Resistance Workshops

News Releases

Liability of Cattle Involved in Motor Vehicle Collisions
Nebraska Fence Laws and Responsibility of Law Owners 2014

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Krause honored with new professional award
Oct 10 – Katie Krause, Extension Educator of Douglas-Sarpy Counties, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2016 annual session. Read more
Spotlight on the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory
Oct 10 – The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at the long, oval test-track on East Campus that faculty, staff, students and visitors pass by every day. Read more