1400 E 34th St Kearney NE 68847-3992
Brent Plugge joined Nebraska Extension in 1994 as an Extension Educator. His educational programming focused on beef production systems with an emphasis on nutrition and health. Plugge has a proven track record of delivering high quality educational programming with documented impact. He has also served in a number of leadership positions within and outside of UNL. <br><br>Prior to joining Nebraska Extension, Plugge was an educator with Kansas State University from 1989 -1994.


  • BS, University of Nebraska, 1987
  • MS, University of Nebraska, 1989

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • Tri-State Ranch Management Practicu, Univ of Wyoming, September 2011

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Distinguished Service Award, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, 2022
  • NACAA Search for Excellence in Livestock Production, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, 2019

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