University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Buffalo County delivers research-based education and information to citizens throughout the county. These educational programs, delivered via a variety of methods, are offered through a federal, state and county partnership arrangement. Our objective is to provide programs and other educational resources locally.
Our staff of extension personel have access to extension educators, extension specialists, technicians, and support personnel who specialize in providing programs throughout all of Nebraska's 93 counties. We contribute to more than 1.5 million educational contacts each year with Nebraska citizens. Our 4-H Youth Development Program, for example, reaches more than 640 youth in Buffalo County alone. Statewide, 4-H touches the lives of more than 90,000 youth each year.
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension is built to provide practical education that focuses on issues which influence daily life that helps to keep Nebraska competitive in a global society. Extension Specialists and Extension Educators are committed to a theme of excellence with educational programs customized to meet the needs of Nebraskans.
Back row: Megan Burda, Extension Assistant; Brent Plugge, Extension Educator/Unit Leader; Ted Griess, Extension Assistant; Brian Bosshamer, Extension Educator; Valerie Erickson, Office Manager.
Front row: Marie Reiter, Support Staff; Renae Aspen, Extension Assistant; Carol Schwartz, Extension Educator; Kerry Elsen, Extension Assistant; and Rose Mary Deprez, Support Staff.
Buffalo County Extension Office
1400 E 34 Street
Kearney, NE 68847
Hours: 8:00am -5:00pm M-F
Closed on Federal Holidays
Making A Difference
Impact Summary Reports
- UNL Extension Impact 2013
- Beef Systems
- 4-H 2013 Impact Report
- The Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Crop / Plant Science - Youth Education
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water, Climate & Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- Nebraska Broadband Initiative
- Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond