Water & Crops Field DayThe UNL West Central Research, Extension and Education Center Water & Crops Field day was held on Thursday, August 25, 2022. Soil Health and Issues in Agriculture were the topics of the Field Day.
BeefWatch PodcastThe BeefWatch Podcast is an audio companion to the UNL BeefWatch newsletter.
Rural Prosperity Nebraska receives $25M USDA AwardA $25 million cooperative agreement award from the U.S.D.A. for the creation of the Heartland Regional Foods Business Center.
Nebraska Extension Debuts New Strategic DirectionOur new direction leverages Extension’s expertise and strengths to align with what Nebraskans tell us they want and need.
TAPS program coming soon to high school classroomsHusker researchers and the teachers worked to develop curriculum modules for their students.
“Sustainable Agriculture for Today and Tomorrow”
UNL West Central Research, Extension and Education Center’s
19th Annual West Central Water and Crops Field Day
August 24, 2023 | 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
402 West State Farm Road, North Platte, NE
June 13, 2023
Research updates from UNL Cropping Systems Specialists regarding research being Conducted at the Stumpf International Wheat Center
My name is Jerry Volesky and I am a Professor and Range and Forage Specialist with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research, Extension and Education Center located in North Platte. I have been with UNL for 28 years. In January of this year, I also assumed the position of Interim Director of the Center for Grassland Studies.
What is your position at the West Central Research, Extension and Education Center?
I grew up on a farm and ranch in central North Dakota. I have been in Animal Science for 19 years. Previously, I have worked as an extension educator, a nutritionist for a feed company, the rodeo coach for Chadron State College, and was a beef extension specialist for Montana State in Miles City. I received my BS from North Dakota State University, my MS from Montana State University, my Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming, and I completed a Post Doc at Colorado State University in Reproductive Biotechnology.