YouthAnimal Science Extension

Welcome to University of Nebraska - Lincoln Animal Science
Youth Extension!

Several youth programs have been developed and are offered through the Animal Science Department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This page contains information to get Nebraska youth involved in the field of Animal Science and to gain valuable experience working with production animals through exiting and educational events.


Faculty members at Animal Science will be glad to help you with any questions you might have.

The Youth Extension Faculty

Photo Lena Luck
Lena Luck
- Youth Equine Specialist
Photo Dennis Burson
Dennis Burson - Extension Meat Specialist
Photo Lisa Karr
Lisa Karr
- Companion Animal Specialist
Photo Bryan Reiling
Bryan Reiling
- Sheep Production/Management/Evaluation
Photo Blaine French
Blaine French
- Livestock Evaluation & Youth Programs