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 Livestock Systems, Early Childhood, Horticulture, Landscape, and Environmental Systems, 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.

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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Returning to the Farm workshop for families in transition is December 9, 10 in York

September 23, 2022
The Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present Returning to the Farm, a workshop series for families who are in the transition process of bringing members back to the farm or ranch. It will begin with a two-day workshop in York for multi-generational families on Dec. 9 and 10 at the Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave.

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Brent Plugge honored with Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents

September 22, 2022
Brent Plugge received the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the 2022 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference.

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University’s TAPS program coming soon to high school classrooms

September 22, 2022
In summer 2021, a group of agricultural education teachers decided to see how well the farm management concepts they were teaching in their classes translated to real life.

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BQA & BQAT Training to be held in Bridgeport

September 19, 2022
Nebraska Extension and Nebraska Beef Quality Assurance will be offering Beef Quality Assurance and Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification.

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