About Us

Welcome to the University of Nebraska–“Lincoln Extension in Platte County

Our office brings you reliable, research-based information in agriculture and natural resources, consumer and family economics, community and economic development and 4-H / youth development. Our goal is simple... to help you put knowledge to work!

Empowering youth. Strengthening families. Advancing agriculture. Managing natural resources. Creating financial security. Building successful businesses and communities.

Nebraska Extension - Platte County
2715 13th Street
Columbus NE  68601-4916
Phone: (402) 563-4901
Fax: (402) 563-8001
 Jill Goedeken - Extension Educator/Unit Leader
 Email: jgoedeken2@unl.edu
Kelly Feehan - Extension Educator
   Email: kfeehan2@unl.edu
Aliesha Dethlefs - Program Assistant
  Email: adethlefs2@unl.edu
Jody Wendt - Youth Coordinator
   Email: jwendt4@unl.edu
Andrea Lemmer - Nutrition Education Program Assistant
   Email: andrea.lemmer@unl.edu
Beth Jones - Administrative Assistant
  Email: bjones30@unl.edu
Sandra Swanson - 4-H Administrative Assistant
   Email: sswanson5@unl.edu