Personnel

Administration, Faculty and Staff

Panhandle Research and Extension Center


Director: Dr. Jack Whittier

 Dr. Jack Whittier

308-632-1254
E-mail Dr. Whittier

PERSONAL PAGE COMING SOON:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Jim Schild

Associate Director
Jim Schild

308-632-1486
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Faculty:

 Jeff Bradshaw

 

Dr. Jeff Bradshaw
Entomology Specialist
308-632-1369
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Support Staff:
Patricia Martin
Susan Harvey
Rick Patrick

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Biography, Publications,
Links


Marketing Hometown America

Dr. Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

Extension Community Vitality Specialist

308-632-1234

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PERSONAL PAGE:

Biography, Publications, Links


Cody Creech

Dr. Cody Creech
Dryland Cropping Systems Specialist
308-632-1266
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Support Staff:
Rob Higgins
Pat Martin
Travis Orrell

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.

 


TBA

Water Management and Irrigation Specialist


 Bob Harveson

 

Dr. Bob Harveson
Plant Pathologist
308-632-1239
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Support Staff:
Clay Carlson
Patricia Martin
Kathy Nielsen

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Dr. Gary Hergert

 

Dr. Gary Hergert - Emeritus Professor
Soil and Nutrient Management
308-632-1372
E-mail Dr. Hergert


PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Karla Jenkins

 

Dr. Karla Jenkins
Cow-Calf and Range Management Specialist
 308-632-1245
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Support Staff:
Josh Buttle
Deidra McCarthy

 

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


Jessica Johnson

Jessica Groskopf
Extension Educator - Ag Economics
308-632-1247
E-mail Jessica Johnson

Monthly Panhandle Crop Reports 

Support Staff:
Deidra McCarthy

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.

 


Nevin Lawrence

 

Dr. Nevin Lawrence
Integrated Weed Management Specialist
308-632-1263
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Support Staff:
Lori Howlett
Deidra McCarthy

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


Dr. Matthew Luebbe

 

Dr. Matthew Luebbe
Feedlot Nutrition and Management Specialist
308-632-1397
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Support Staff:
Jake Hansen
Nabor Guzman
Deidra McCarthy

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Dr. Bijesh Maharjan

 

Dr. Bijesh Maharjan
Soil and Nutrient Management Specialist
308-632-1372
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Support Staff:
Rex Nielsen
Patricia Martin

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Dr. Alexander Pavlista

 

Dr. Alexander Pavlista
Crop Physiologist
308-632-1240
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Support Staff:
Les Kampbell
Patricia Martin

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Dr. Dipak Santra

 

Dr. Dipak Santra
Alternative Crops Breeding Specialist
308-632-1244
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Support Staff:

Allison Hazen
Tammy Harveson
Patricia Martin

 

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Steve Sibray

 

Steve Sibray
Groundwater Hydrogeologist
308-632-1382 
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Support Staff:
Deidra McCarthy

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


Mitchell Stephenson

Dr. Mitchell Stephenson

Range and Forage Management Specialist

308-632-1355

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Support Staff:

Ben Schlitz

Deidra McCarthy

 

PERSONAL PAGE:

Background, Areas of Interest, publications, etc.


 Carlos Urrea

 

Dr. Carlos Urrea
Dry Edible Bean Breeding Specialist
308-632-0556
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Support Staff:

Eduardo Valentin Cruzado
Patricia Martin
  

 

PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Dr. Robert Wilson

 

Dr. Robert Wilson - Emeritus Professor
Weed Management Specialist
308-632-1263
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PERSONAL PAGE:
Background, Areas of Interest, Publications, etc.


 Ivan Rush Ivan Rush - Emeritus Professor
Cow-calf / feedlot management

John Smith

John Smith - Emeritus Professor
Machinery Systems Engineer
Email John Smith