WeCook Program Gives Healthy Options to Youth4-H's WeCook Program is helping low-income youth and their families create fun and nutritious meals.
Making 'SENSE' of Nitrogen UseProject SENSE adopts new technologies to focus on improving nitrogen use efficiency by fertilization during the growing season.
Extension Helps Growers Generate ResultsThe Nebraska On-Farm Research Network provides an opportunity for growers to get questions answered about their own fields.
From Research to RealityNebraska Extension has delivered research-based knowledge to people through direct teaching, experiential learning opportunities and publication.
West Central Research and Extension Center
Since 1904, the West Central Research and Extension Center at North Platte has addressed problems and concerns specific to the counties of West Central Nebraska. Specialists at this center work in multiple disciplines including: Agricultural Economics, Beef Nutrition, Beef Reproduction, Entomology, Field Crops, Irrigation and Water Resources, Plant Pathology, Range and Forage Management, Soil Science, and Weed Science and Application Technology.
West Central Research and Extension Center Faculty Directory
Extension programs then "extend" this area-specific research to the people who need it in order to keep up with changes in rural Nebraska. Programs and facilities such as those listed below provide resources both for research and teaching.
- The Nebraska Ranch Practicum
- Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory
- West Central Water & Crops Field Day
- The West Central Water Resources Field Laboratory
For information on upcoming programs, please click on the links below to view/download specific information on the following programs:
Nebraska Ranch Practicum: The Nebraska Ranch Practicum 2016-2017 Brochure