ARD's Land Resources

To better serve Nebraskans, ARD scientists conduct research throughout the state. Scientists working at five key off-campus sites strengthen ARD's ability to serve regional economic, environmental and social needs and interests, and provide a broader research base for the entire state. 

Research is ongoing at the University's four strategically located Research and Extension Centers and at the University of Nebraska's Agricultural Research and Development Center.

For more information about a specific center and its work, visit the individual web sites or contact the center's director.

Agricultural Research and Development Center

This 9,500-acre center near Ithaca, Nebraska, is the primary field-based research site for faculty and graduate students in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Mark Schroeder, Director
University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center
1071 County Road G
Ithaca, NE 68033-2234
Telephone: 402/624-8000; e-mail: MSCHROEDER1@UNL.EDU

Northeast Research and Extension Center

This Life Long Learning Center located at Norfolk, Nebraska, serves 29 counties in Nebraska's northeast corner. The 480-acre research site located at the Haskell Agricultural Laboratory at Concord, Nebraska is part of this center.

Dennis Bauer/William Kranz, Co-Interim District Directors
University of Nebraska Northeast Research and Extension Center
601 East Benjamin Avenue, Suite 104
Norfolk, NE 68701-0812
Telephone: 402/370-4000; e-mail: DBAUER1@UNL.EDU

Haskell Agricultural Laboratory
57905 866 Rd
Concord, NE 57905
Telephone: 402/584-2261; e-mail: WKRANZ1@UNL.EDU

Panhandle Research and Extension Center

This 4,100-acre center at Scottsbluff, Nebraska, serves 17 counties in Nebraska's western Panhandle. The 12,500-acre Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory is part of this center.

Jack Whittier, District Director
University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center
4502 Avenue I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361-4939
Telephone: 308/632-1230; e-mail: GHERGERT1@UNL.EDU

West Central Research and Extension Center

This center consists of more than 2,000 acres and serves 20 counties in west central Nebraska.

Don Adams, District Director
University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center
461 W. University Drive
North Platte, NE 69101-7756
Telephone: 308/532-3611; e-mail: DADAMS1@UNL.EDU

Southeast Research and Extension Center

Based at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Agricultural Research and Development Center, this center serves 28 southeast Nebraska counties.

Susan Williams, District Director
University of Nebraska Southeast Research and Extension Center
1071 County Rd G Rm D
Ithaca NE 68033-2234
Telephone: 402/624-8037; e-mail: SWILLIAMS1@UNL.EDU