ENREC Covid-19 Updates

As the United States and global health officials continue to address the spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19 infection, health and emergency preparedness officials at UNL are monitoring the situation in collaboration with our university and governmental partners.

Research, Education and Community Efforts Continue at ENREC -
We continue to adapt engagement and are keeping research going


UNL Covid 19 Updates

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Covid-19 Updates
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln takes the health and safety of our campus community very seriously. As the United States and global health officials continue to address the spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19 infection, health and emergency preparedness officials at UNL are monitoring the situation in collaboration with our university and governmental partners. Official updates regarding UNL’s response are found on this site. Updated regularly as conditions warrant

ENREC Closed Due to Pandemic

ENREC Closed to General Public Until Further Notice
Beginning Friday, March 20 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 will be making changes to how we serve our clientele. The August N. Christenson Building and the ENREC facilities will be closed to the general public until further notice. Learn more  8/10/20 Update - 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.  Hand sanitizer is available and should be used upon entering and leaving the building.  Masks are required.

ENREC Director Doug Zalesky provides on update on what's been going on at ENREC. #AgIsEssential

ENREC Director Doug Zalesky provides on update on what's been going on at ENREC. #AgIsEssential
ENREC Director Doug Zalesky provides on update on what's been going on at the center. Ag is essential to Nebraskans and ENREC is central for providing critical ag research at the University of Nebraska. And during the current pandemic, like farmers, we still have crops and livestock to care for and projects that require attention. Here’s an update on research, education and engagement at ENREC. Click on the link on the left to take a look at what is going on!

Field Scout Training

Annual Field Scout Training Offered Online for the First Time
Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Tamra Jackson-Ziems tells about the Nebraska Extension 5/13/2020 Intro Level Field Crop Scout Virtual Training. For summer employees working in the ag industry, corn & soybean growers wanting to better manage corn & soybean pests, 7.5 CCA credits.  Details at:  https://enrec.unl.edu/crop/Click on the link on the left to see a quick promo video on what you can expect!

NFS Fire Shop Assists With Transporting Ethanol and Hand Sanitizer

Nebraska Forest Service Fire Shop Assisting with Transporting Ethanol and Hand Sanitizer
The Nebraska Forest Service Fire Shop at the University of Nebraska ENREC has taken on a unique project to help serve Nebraskans during the Covid-19 situation in spring 2020. The NFS Fire Shop is transporting ethanol and hand sanitizer to and from Innovation Campus in Lincoln, NE. Learn about their efforts - watch the video on the left!

Forestry Research

When You Can't Come See the Research...Learn About Forestry Research Online
Since the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center is currently closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are bringing a historical look at some of our research to you! In honor of Arbor Day 2020, we bring you to take a pictorial look at the history of forestry research at ENREC on https://go.unl.edu/forestryhistory. Learn about current research/education of the University of Nebraska School of Natural Resources at: https://snr.unl.edu. - Quick promo on the left

Farm Operations

Research Continues - Planters started hitting the fields @ ENREC (spring 2020)
Planters started hitting the fields @ ENREC (spring 2020) - keeping research going. Learn about some of the research taking place on the specific fields in this post. Soybean Gall Midge https://go.unl.edu/mcmechansgm & Carbon Sequestration https://go.unl.edu/carbonflyer - Check out the planting on the video on the left

Cow/Calf Operations Continue at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center during Pandemic

Cow/Calf Operations Continue at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center during Pandemic
Not everything can be done remotely, especially when it is calving season at ENREC. Here's a brief look at what's going on at the cow/calf research/teaching area. A reminder - ENREC is closed to the public at this time. - Check out the video!