Nebraska Extension Northeast District

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Welcome to the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension (ENRE) - Northeast District. 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. The following facilities are resources in the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center - Northeast District. Haskell Agricultural Lab (HAL) Barta Brothers Ranch

The office hours at the Haskell Ag Lab will change to 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This change will be effective starting Monday, December 3, 2018.

Copies of the 2018 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska are being made available free while supplies last to make room for the 2019 guides coming in January. A printed version and a downloadable version are available. Shipping charges may still apply. To order, go to

UNL Extension is looking for an Extension Educator to provide regional leadership in the Bazile Groundwater Management Area (Knox, Pierce, and Antelope Counties), and develop focused, comprehensive educational programs that utilize available agricultural technologies to improve irrigation and nitrogen management for corn-soybean rotation cropping systems that halt the rising trend of nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in groundwater.

The Northeast Arboretum will be receiving the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum Affiliate Excellence Award on December 7th in Lincoln. This award recognizes excellence in plant collection diversity, maintenance practices and community engagement. Congratulations Steve Rasmussen and Arboretum members. This is a well deserved award.


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Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo is Dec. 13 in Wahoo
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December 6, 2018

Lincoln, Nebraska – The 2018 Nebraska Soybean Day and Machinery Expo will assist soybean producers in planning for growing season. The expo is 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Dec. 13 in the pavilion at the Saunders County Fairgrounds in Wahoo.

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Three State Beef Conference Jan. 15-17, 2019
Dec 4 – Area beef producers should make plans to attend the fifth annual Three-State Beef Conference Jan. 15, 16 and 17, 2019 with locations in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. Read more