Nebraska Extension in Merrick County

Local Interest

2018 Merrick County Fairbook

Animal Science (Herdsmanship, Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Hogs, Horse, Poultry, Rabbits, Companion Animal, Cat, Dog, Veterinary Science) 

Science, Engineering & Technology (Woodworking, Welding, Electricity, Aerospace, Robotics, Alternative/Renewable Energies, Computers)

Environmental Education & Earth Science (Wildlife, Harvesting Equipment, Taxidermy, Shooting Sports, Entomology, Forestry, Reading the Range)

Merrick County Youth & Agriculture Education Center 


Rental Rates

Reservation System 


Family Membership (please return to the Merrick County Extension Office)

If you need assistance, there is internet and a computer available at the Extension Office located in the new building.  Or call 308-946-3843.

Merrick County: Breaking New Ground Campaign

Our goal is to raise $2,312,500

Contractor: Rathmann-Manning Corporation of Chapman, Ne
Architect: Joseph R. Hewgley & Associates, Inc., North Platte, Ne

Nebraska Extension in Merrick County

Local Events

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Nebraska Extension soil health training July 18
Jun 21 – Nebraska Extension will host a clinic on July 18 for the public to learn more about the components of soil health. Read more
Nebraska Extension to host Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day
Jun 11 – Growers, crop consultants and educators are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's Weed Management and Cover Crops Field Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 27 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's South Central Agricultural Laboratory near Clay Center. Read more