Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center

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The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center (ENREEC) is headquartered near Mead, Nebraska. ENREC was formerly the University of Nebraska's Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska.  ENREEC follows a model of collaboration that specifically addresses the needs of eastern Nebraska in terms of research and Extension efforts by new collaborations and leveraging strengths of existing resources and closer ties to IANR departments and schools.

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The University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center encompasses 53 counties and includes a wide array of research projects and educational programs. 

Extension programs focus on Beef Systems, Early Childhood, Community Environment, Community Vitality Initiative, Cropping and Water Systems, Food, Nutrition and Health, and 4-H Youth Development.  Learn more about these programs in the menu bar on this site.

Here we feature a few of Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center's upcoming programs, as well as exciting ventures bringing research and education to Nebraskans and people around the nation and the world.

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Whether it is conducted at an off-campus research site, in a grower’s field, a producer’s feedlot, in a lab or in a classroom, our research is designed to seek out answers that Nebraskans can use.  Be sure to visit our "Research in Action" page to learn more about our projects through videos.

Have a question – Extension resources are right at your fingertips – 24/7!  The “Find An Answer” link provides expertise on demand. 

Current guidelines for the Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center  - https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/enre/enreec-covid-19-guidelines/ 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln updates at -   https://covid19.unl.edu/



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Estimated Crop Water Use

May 16, 2022
The estimated crop water use for Nebraska Panhandle crops for the previous week and the upcoming week is shown in this table. It is based on data gathered by and calculations made by Gary Stone, Nebraska Extension educator, and Dr. Xin Qiao, Extension Irrigation and Water Management Specialist, both based at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff.

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Agsplosion brings agriculture to local students

May 16, 2022
More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in 5 different locations in the Panhandle.

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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of May 16, 2022

May 15, 2022
Are you looking for agricultural information that you can trust? Look no further than University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension publications!

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Two Record Keeping Workshops Offered in Rushville

May 10, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Keeping your records up to date on the farm or ranch is important but can be a complicated task. Nebraska Extension is offering two workshops in Rushville at the Sheridan County Extension Office (800 S Loofborrow Street) on May 23. These workshops will help you develop an easier process in keeping records by using tools, resources and tips taught during the sessions.

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