Volesky name interim director of Center for Grassland Studies

Jerry Volesky has been named the interim director of UNL's Center for Grassland Studies

Jerry Volesky  Jerry is a professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and a Nebraska Extension range and forage specialist at WCREEC in North Platte.  He is also serving as Interim Associate Director of WCREEC.  "I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve in the role of Interim Director for CGS.  My goal is to have the center continue the high level of success in fulfilling its mission and objectives," said Volesky.

The Center for Grassland Studies oversees the Fall Seminar Series, the Nebraska Grazing Conference and Nine-Mile Prairie.  Two undergraduate degree programs, PGA Golf Management and Grassland Systems are also administered by CGS. 

Jerry's Extension programming efforts have covered all aspects of rangeland, grassland and forage management.  He has been co-teacher of the Nebraska Ranch Practicum, his signature Extension program, for over 20 years.