Haskell Ag Lab History

UNL Haskell Ag. Lab - Concord NE

About the Haskell Ag Lab

The University of Nebraska Haskell Agricultural Laboratory is located at 57905 866 Road, Concord, NE 68728. The telephone number is: (402) 584-2261 and the Fax number is: (402) 584-3859. There are diverse research projects conducted at the Haskell Ag. Lab and the lab is part of the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension - Northeast District.

Climate & Crops Family Field Day -
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

This is a free and open to the public event.  It will feature speakers on:  Climate & Livestock (including Heat Stress on Cattle), Climate & Crops, Climate & You (Drought Mitigation Center) and Ag Economics (featuring a talk on the Farm Bill).  Other events include research tours.  There will be events for everyone of all ages.  Backyard Farmer will be doing a Live Question and Answer panel from 1:30 - 2:30.  Feel free to bring samples for the Backyard Farmer panel.  In addition we will have the Shooting Sports Trailer, a Science Literacy Trailer, Green Screen Technology, Pressure Canner Testing, the Mobile Beef Lab, Instant Pots Demonstration, Robotics, 4-H and learning child activities.  A free lunch sponsored by the Nebraska Soybean Board and cooked by the Northeast Nebraska Cattlemen will be provided.  Noon time speakers include Al Dutcher, UNL Climatologist, and Dr. Mike Boehm, Vice Chancellor of IANR.  The day will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Feel free to come for the entire day or any part of the day.

Northeast District

The primary mission of the Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center - Northeast District is to provide research-based education programs for people in northeast Nebraska.  (http://nerec.unl.edu).

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Nebraska Extension in Dixon County

Nebraska Extension in Dixon County provides research-based information and programs in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development and 4-H and youth development programs.

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History of Haskell Ag. Lab
Haskell Ag. Lab 50th

The Haskell Ag. Lab celebrated its 50th year anniversary on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 with a public field day. The field day drew an audience of more than 500 people to the University of Nebraska research farm located 1.5 miles east of the Dixon County Fairgrounds which are located in Concord, NE. Among the crowd were area crop and livestock producers, current and former university faculty, staff, and administrators, members of the Northeast Nebraska Experimental Farm Association and heirs of the C.D. Haskell family who had donated land to establish the experimental research farm in 1957.

Activities for the day included research tours, informational booths, and a free lunch. The luncheon program featured University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken, NU Regent Chuck Hassebrook, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Vice Chancellor John Owens and Nebraska State Senator Mike Flood. The speakers recognized the role of the ag lab in helping the University address the needs of rural farms and communities in the past and into the future.

The Northeast Nebraska Experimental Farm Association inducted five Haskell Ag Lab faculty into their Hall of Fame. Recognized for their contributions to northeast Nebraska agricultural research and extension programming were Don Kubik, Extension dairyman 1959-1991; Mike Brumm, swine specialist 1979-2006; Dick Gavit, Extension forester 1958-1984; Darlene (Martin) Pohlman, human nutrition specialist 1990-2005; and John Witkowski, entomologist and former district director 1975-2007.

The Haskell Agricultural Laboratory is located at 57905 866 Road, Concord, NE  68728.  The telephone number is:  (402) 584-2261 and the fax number is:  (402) 584-3859.  Research is conducted at the Haskell Ag. Lab.