Nebraska Extension in Keith and Arthur County delivers research-based education and information to citizens throughout the county. These educational programs, delivered via a variety of methods, are offered through a federal, state and county partnership arrangement. Our objective is to provide programs and other educational resources locally.

Our staff of extension personnel have access to extension educators, extension specialists, technicians, and support personnel who specialize in providing programs throughout all of Nebraska's 93 counties. We contribute to more than 1.5 million educational contacts each year with Nebraska citizens. Statewide, 4-H touches the lives of more than 90,000 youth each year.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension is built to provide practical education that focuses on issues which influence daily life that helps to keep Nebraska competitive in a global society. Extension Specialists and Extension Educators are committed to a theme of excellence with educational programs customized to meet the needs of Nebraskans.               

Keith-Arthur County Extension Office

511 North Spruce, Room 203
Ogallala, NE 69153
Phone: (308)284-6051
Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm M-F
Closed on Federal Holidays

Local Staff

Tessa Reece, Extension Educator, Lead Educator
4-H Youth Development

Joy Manning, Office Manager/4-H Aide

Regional Staff

Brenda Aufdenkamp, Extension Educator
Food, Nutrition, & Health

Randy Saner, Extension Educator
Livestock Systems

David Lott, Extension Educator
Horticulture, Landscape, and Environmental Systems

Chuck Burr, Extension Educator
Water & Cropping Systems

Jamie Bright, Extension Educator
Rural Prosperity Nebraska

Shannon Sand, Extension Educator
Agricultural Profitability