Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m., the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC), Greater Nebraska Business Center (GNBC), Husker Genetics, and the Saunders County Extension Offices implemented changes on how we serve our clientele as the August N. Christenson Building due to the Covid-19 pandemic with closure of the building.   As of August 10, 2020, if you wish to meet with someone staffed at the the ENREC Christenson Building - please set up an appointment with the staff you wish to contact ahead of time, as limited access is available at the Christenson Building at this time and many employees are working remotely  (see link).  Hand sanitizer is available and should be used upon entering and leaving the building.  Masks and social distancing are required.  Sites within the ENREC perimeter are currently closed to the general public. 

The Saunders County Extension Office (officed at the Christenson Building) is open with restrictions.  Updates can be found at:  https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/saunders/.  Please contact cmeador2@unl.edu or call the office at 402-624-8030 with any questions or concerns.

With many staff working off-site, please contact them via email or by phone. For general ENREC or GNBC inquiries, call 402-624-8000 or email enrec@unl.edu, Husker Genetics call 402-624-8020 or email huskergenetics@unl.edu, or Saunders County Extension call 402-624-8030 or email Saunders-County@unl.edu.

Updates will be posted to our website at https://enrec.unl.edu and on social media (can be found at the “follow” us link on our website).

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and all Nebraskans in its response to COVID-19. For the latest news, visit covid19.unl.edu


The Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead, Nebraska location was formerly known as the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center.  Contact information and directions for this location are included on this page.

Email or call (402)624-8000. 

Tour and program requests, click here.

Address & a Note About Google Maps

The physical mailing address of the ENREC headquarters is:  1071 County Road G, Ithaca, NE 68033

GPS Coordinates:

41°08'44.1"N 96°29'55.0"W

41.145583, -96.498611

Click here for the direct Google Map link.  Please note - we are still working with Google on on the correct address listing - as you need to enter Mead instead of Ithaca on Google Maps in order to get the correct location.

Detailed maps and direction  to the August N. Christenson Research and Education Building at the University of Nebraska Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center.