University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Extension in Dakota County


1505 Broadway
USDA Service Center
PO Box 129









How does the University of Nebraska Impact Dakota County?

The University of Nebraska's presence in Dakota County is through Extension. Educational opportunities come via:

  1. Classes
  2. Media releases
  3. Newsletters
  4. Publications, Web-Based Seminars and University Classes (undergraduate and graduate)
  5. Health Fairs
  6. County Fair
  7. Ag Days
  8. Special Events
  9. Small and Large Group Presentations
  10. Community and Advisory Committees
  11. Personal consultations
  12. Collaboration and Networking

Financing is shared by the Federal Government, the University of Nebraska and Dakota County

Some programing is listed below (more information is available via our home page, linked above and below or by calling or office).

Youth Development & Education

  • 4-H
  • Volunteer Adult and Older Youth Leadership
  • School Enrichment (science & nutrition programs)
  • Youth Leadership Development
  • Special Project Programs
  • Science Education

Agriculture Profitability & Education

  • Pesticide Training
  • Crop Reserve Program
  • Horticulture
  • Master Gardener Education
  • Crop Management Education
  • Youth Farm Safety
  • Youth Hazardous Occupation Training

Satellite Classes & Seminars

  • University Graduate Level Classes
  • Online Seminars

Nutrition Education

  • Federally Funded Nutrition Education Program Includes school and pre-school programs and Adult Nutrition classes
  • ServSafe -- Restaurant/Food Managers Food Safety Class
  • Youth Food Safety/Nutrition classes in schools and pre-schools

Family Education

  • Annual Tri-State Child Care Provider's Conference
  • Financial Education in the school system.

Community Development

  • Family Community Leadership Educational Programs
  • Waste Management & Recycling