WCREC Directory

West Central Research & Extension Center Administration

Kelly Bruns – District Director
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6702
kelly.bruns@unl.edu

West Central Research & Extension Center Specialists

Anthony Adesemoye, Cropping Systems Disease Management Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6708
tony.adesemoye@unl.edu
http://plantpathology.unl.edu/anthony-adesemoye
Adesemoye Lab website:   http://adesemoye.unl.edu/
Publications in Research Gate:   https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tony_Adesemoye

Rick Funston, Beef Reproductive Physiologist Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6703
rick.funston@unl.edu
http://animalscience.unl.edu/rick-funston

Bob Klein, Western Nebraska Crops Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6705
robert.klein@unl.edu
http://agronomy.unl.edu/klein

Greg Kruger, Weed Science and Application Technology Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6715
greg.kruger@unl.edu
http://agronomy.unl.edu/kruger 
Pesticide Application Technology Laboratory:  http://pat.unl.edu/

Julie Peterson, Field Crops Entomology Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6704
julie.peterson@unl.edu
http://entomology.unl.edu/faculty/peterson
http://entomology.unl.edu/agroecosystems

Daran Rudnick, Irrigation/ Water Management Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6709
daran.rudnick@unl.edu
http://engineering.unl.edu/bse/faculty/daran-rudnick/

Tim Shaver, Nutrient Management Specialist 
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6714
tim.shaver@unl.edu
http://agronomy.unl.edu/shaver

Matt Stockton, Agricultural Economist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6713
matt.stockton@unl.edu
http://agecon.unl.edu/faculty/matt-stockton/
http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/westcentral/ag-economics/

Jerry Volesky, Range and Forage Systems Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6710
jerry.volesky@unl.edu
http://agronomy.unl.edu/volesky

Rodrigo Werle, Cropping Systems Specialist
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6712
rodrigo.werle@unl.edu
http://agronomy.unl.edu/werle

West Central Research & Extension Center Extension Educators

TBA, 4-H Coordinator
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6784

David Boxler, Entomology Extension Educator
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6721
dave.boxler@unl.edu

Chuck Burr, Water Cropping Systems Extension Educator
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6783
chuck.burr@unl.edu

David Lott, Horticulture Extension Educator
West Central Research & Extension Center
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE  69101-7751
308-696-6781
david.lott@unl.edu