Nebraska Extension Northeast District


The ENREC - Northeast District addresses problems and concerns specific to the counties of northeast Nebraska. Specialists and educators in this district work in the following disciplines:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Beef Nutrition
  • Crop Nutrition
  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Geoscience
  • 4-H & Youth
  • Irrigation & Water Resources
  • Livestock Environment
  • Organic Farming
  • Soil Science
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Stormwater Management
  • Watershed Water Quality
  • Weed Management



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 Ag Lab Climate & Crops Field Day - Tuesday, August 14, 2018

This is a free and open to the public event.  The day begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and continues throughout the day.  Some of the features include: Backyard Farmer live question and answer panel, speaker tracks on heat stress in livestock and other climate/livestock issues, how climate impacts crops and decisions, ag economics (including the Farm Bill), a weather related app and other climate related talks.  Al Dutcher, UNL Climatologist and Dr. Mike Boehm will be lunch time speakers.  A free lunch will be served and research tours will be available in the afternoon.  In addition, there will be activities for children of all ages. The Mobile Beef Lab, Shooting Sports Trailer, Maker Space Trailer, Robotics, Science Literacy Trailer, Instant Pot Demonstrations, Green Screen Technology, Animals Inside and Out, and pressure canner testing will be available.  The day concludes at 3:30 p.m.  Feel free to come for part of the day or the entire day.  There is something for everyone.

Northeast Extension News

Agricultural Resources

Crop Water Use Report, Insect Counts, Chemigation Information and other ag related information
Cropwatch Video promoting Pest Resistance Workshops
You Tube Video promoting Pest Resistance Workshops
Crop Watch Articles - Haskell Agricultural Laboratory

News Articles

PostDoc Spotlight: O.Adewale Osipitan

The Importance of Early Childhood Education

Buckbrush Control with Herbicides in Nebraska's Pasture

Control of Cottonwood in Nebraska's Pasture

Pre-Emergence (PRE) Herbicides influenced Critical Time for Weed Removal in Roundup-Ready Corn

Sensitivity of Grape and Tomato to Micro-rates of Dicamba-Based Herbicides

Northeast Nebraska Helped Greece Fight Weeds

Impact of Dicamba Drift on Non-Dicamba-Tolerant Soybeans

Pre-Emergence herbicides delayed the Critical Time for Weed Removal in Soybean

Control of Perennial Invasive Weeds with Repeated Applications of Herbicides

Arboretum Adventure NSA program

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