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UNL Extension in Lancaster County

Acreage, Farm & Ranch

Cornfield in Nebraska


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.

Frequently Accessed Information

Midwest Plan Service (MWPS)

UNL Water Website

Watch Nebraska Agriculture - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Upcoming Workshops:

  • Pork Quality Assurance plus (PAQ+) certification & recertification. July 21, 7 p.m. at the UNL Extension in Gage County Extension Office on the Fairgrounds in Beatrice. All Southeast Nebraska and Northeast Kansas pork producers are welcome. Costs covered by the Nebraska Pork Producers. The PQA+ program requires open book testing for either certification or recertification. The PQA+ program also offers an on-line recertification and testing option. Contact the Extension Office at 402-223-1384 to request access to the on-line oprtion. Questions? email Paul C Hay, Extension Educator at or call 402-223-1384.
  • Diversified Cropping and Cover Crops on Organic Tours Aug. 16. Press Release Includes Details & Registration Info

Hot Topics

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

University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

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.