About Us

Welcome to the Nebraska Extension in York County
   Our office brings you reliable, research-based information in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development and 4-H / youth development.  Our goal is simple.... To help you put knowledge to work.

   Please check our site often for updates.  We offer a wide variety of classes, workshops and trainings throughout the year.

Our team consists of:

  •   Megan Burda, Extension Educator - Unit Leader

    Megan is a Nebraska Extension Educator with a passion for fashion! She holds a Master of Arts degree in Textile and Apparel Design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a specialization in entrepreneurship. Megan directs the local 4-H program in York County while offering expertise in the area of clothing and textiles across the state. She is a maker, entrepreneur, Husker sports fan and Gilmore Girls enthusiast. Megan and her husband, Todd, have one busy toddler, Beau.

  •   Jenny Rees, Extension Educator

    Jenny is the Crops and Water Extension Educator for Nebraska Extension in York and Seward Counties with a focus in irrigated crop production and plant pathology.  Previously I served as the Extension Educator in a similar role for Clay County for nearly 12 years. My degrees are in agronomy and plant pathology from UNL.  I really enjoy Extension for the flexibility and opportunity to help people.

  • Tanya Crawford, Extension Assistant

    Tanya Crawford is the 4-H Youth Development Extension Assistant focusing on Agricultural and School Enrichment programs.  She graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Education and a Minor in Animal science.  Tanya was in 4-H and showed livestock and Horses.  Tanya and her husband, Dan, have two boys, Kole and Briar. 

  •   Stephanie Horak, Office Manager

  •   Sue Stahr, Office Assistant

   A six member Extension Board and a 16 member adult and youth 4-H Council, representing all areas of York County, are also a part of our team. It gives us great pleasure to serve you in your lifelong learning quest.  Our office is located at 2345 Nebraska Ave in York.  Please stop in for a visit and see what the University of Nebraska can offer you.  Our 4-H Youth Development Program, for example, reaches more than 300 youth in York County alone.  Statewide, 4-H touches the lives of more than 90,000 youth each year.

Extension Board Minutes from prior month meeting