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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Gaussoin named to national USDA advisory board
Oct 10 – Roch Gaussoin, head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed to the USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Read more
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