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UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Acreage, Farm & Ranch

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension teaches, discovers new knowledge through research, and extends new, unbiased information and resources to the citizens of Nebraska through extension.

UNL Extension Irrigation/Water Apps and Tools:

Frequently Accessed Information

Midwest Plan Service (MWPS)

UNL Water Website

Watch Nebraska Agriculture - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Local Farm Bill Meetings - hosted by University of Nebraska Extension and FSA. Thursday November 20, 2014 - Lancaster County Extension Office 9:00 AM - Noon; Friday November 21, 2014 – Saline Center on Hwy 15 9:00 Am – Noon; Tuesday December 2, 2014 – 4-H Building Fairbury, Nebraska 9:00 AM- Noon; Thursday December 11, 2014 – 4-H Inc., Fairgrounds, Beatrice 9:00 AM – Noon. For more information e-mail Paul C Hay at, call 402-223-1384, or visit the University of Nebraska Extension in Gage County Website:

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Horse Disease - EHV-1: Important Notice! Horse owners should check with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture prior to travel to see if Nebraska has implemented commerce or import requirements.

Nebraska FGIS Grain inspection labs

Private Applicator Training Opportunities

Other Options:

  • Private Pesticide Applicators can take a written exam Administered by th Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) at scheduled dates and locations across the state. Call the NDA - phone 402-471-2394 for the schedule.
  • Private Pesticide Applicators can purchase a self study book at any UNL extension county office.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training

Learn how to get your commercial and/or non-commercial pesticide applicator training license. Visit UNL Pesticide Education for resources and training dates

Photo: 4-H'er with her Horse. Local Programs and Events

Local Programs & Events

Lancaster Extension Education Center

Contact Information

University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Lancaster County
444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68528

Unversity of Nebraska-Lincoln

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National Association of County Agents

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lancaster County Agriculture & Acreage Web site was recognized as the National Winner in the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Communications Awards Competition at the 2000 NACAA Annual Meeting in Jackson, Mississippi.