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Extension educator receives 4-H leadership award

Nebraska Extension Educator Steve Pritchard has received the seventh annual Bill Stevens 4-H Leadership Award from Premium Ammunition.
Pritchard

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory open house Aug. 23

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory will host its 18th annual open house Aug. 23 from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
GSL

Cover crops conference brings together crop growers and cattle operators

Nebraska Extension, Lancaster County Farm Bureau, Nebraska Corn Board and North Central SARE have teamed up to offer a unique learning and networking opportunity for potential cover crop growers and cattle operators.

State 4-H horse expo July 16-20 in Grand Island

The annual state 4-H horse exposition will be held July 16 – 20 at Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Park Rd, Grand Island.
Horse Show

Extension seeks Lincoln’s extra harvest to help those in need

Nebraska Extension is challenging Lincoln gardeners to grow extra produce this season to support those in need.
Produce

Program allows SNAP participants to double fruits, vegetables

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, CHI Health and Children's Hospital and Medical Center to double the value of federal nutrition benefits in Lincoln through the Double Up Food Bucks program.
Double Up

Nebraska Extension hosts Middle Niobrara conservation field day

Nebraska Extension is partnering with local landowners, Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District, Nebraska Forest Service, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to host a conservation field day July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Poll: Despite strong ag ties, rural Nebraskans take downturn in stride

Fifty-five percent of rural Nebraskans say their financial situation is very dependent on the agricultural industry, according to the 2017 Nebraska Rural Poll.
Rural

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