Welcome to Nebraska Extension in Saunders County

Summer Position - Full-Time or Part-Time

Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center hourly position – Part-time or full-time summer position

We are looking for undergraduate students with an interest in cover crops, soil health, and regenerative ag practices. This position is based at the Eastern Nebraska Research Extension and Education Center near Mead (45 minutes north of Lincoln). Students will help in planting, maintaining, and assessing cover crops and cash crops, mowing lawn, harvesting, sample processing, and data entry using Excel. Travel to research station at Mead is required. Students can apply to start now part-time or start full-time during the summer. Must be able to work outside and lift moderately heavy loads. Driver’s license required. Position will pay $15 per hour. Please apply by sending a short (1 page) resume to Aaron Nygren, anygren2@unl.edu or Katja Koehler-Cole, kkoehlercole2@unl.edu. Call or email with questions.

Contact: Aaron Nygren or Katja Koehler-Cole

Phone: 402-624-8005 402-504-1016

Email: anygren2@unl.edu, kkoehlercole2@unl.edu

"Helping Nebraskans enhance their lives through science-based education"

-Nebraska Extension's Mission

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

Nebraska Extension in Saunders County
1071 County Road G
Ithaca,  NE  68033
Phone: (402) 624-8030 or (800) 529-8030

Fax: (402) 624-8010
Email: saunders-county@unl.edu

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Map to our Office and Directions

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Meet our Local Staff

cole meador

Cole Meador
Extension Educator-
4-H Youth Development


aaron nygren

Aaron Nygren
Extension Educator-
Water & Integrated Cropping Systems


connor biehler

Connor Biehler
Extension Educator-
Livestock Systems


Jenna Hanson

Jenna Hanson
Extension Assistant-
4-H Youth Development


Administrative Assistant