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Welcome to the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension (ENRE) - Haskell Ag Lab. The role of the faculty and staff in this unit is to prevent or solve problems using research based information. They subscribe to the notion that our programs should be high quality, ecologically sound, economically viable, socially responsible and scientifically appropriate. As part of the University of Nebraska, we consider ourselves the front door to the University of those we serve in northeast Nebraska. Through well targeted training backgrounds and continuous updating via the internet and other telecommunications technologies, our staff have the most current information available to help our clientele. Extension programs share the research to the people in Nebraska.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

UNMC, Nebraska Extension offer tractor safety course to teens across Nebraska this summer.

Below is information about a valuable course taught by partners at Central States Center for Ag Safety and Health at UNMC.  Scholarships are available for Extension staff or any other professionals such as EMS or healthcare workers in your counties.  Information is provided in the attached flyer and below:

The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health Invites You to Attend
The 10th Annual Agricultural Health and Safety Course
For Medical and Safety Professionals
July 14-17, 2020

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 5th for the Haskell Ag Lab Science & Ag Family Field Day. Registration will begin at 8:30 am. Presentations will begin at 9:15 am.  The day will conclude at 2:30 pm.  We will have informational presentations, demonstrations, tours, educational booths and displays for all ages.

Do you need to recertify for Private Pesticide Applicator training? Below is a listing of local Private Pesticide Applicator trainings. Recertification is REQUIRED to purchase and apply restricted use chemicals on agricultural lands.


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Nebraska Extension offers crop scout training in March

February 13, 2020

Lincoln, Neb. —Agricultural industry representatives and corn and soybean growers wanting to learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests should plan to attend the Nebraska Extension Crop Scout Training for Pest Managers on March 11. The workshop will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

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Farm bill program enrollment video resources available

February 11, 2020
The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has published video resources on farm bill details and decisions for producers as the March 15 deadline for new program enrollment decision approaches.

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