Youth & Family

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Youth & Family

'Raise Your Hand': 4-H alumni encouraged to support organization

The largest youth development program in the nation, 4-H, is calling on all alumni to help bring 4-H programming to 10 million youth by 2025. Currently 4-H empowers nearly six million young people in every county across America, including over 140,000 4-H members in Nebraska.
NE4H

Extension helps Nebraska educators plan for solar eclipse

On Aug. 21 the United States will experience its first total solar eclipse in 38 years. Nebraska Extension is helping Nebraska educators get their students excited for this rare event through a series of solar eclipse trainings offered this summer.

Nebraska Extension offers solar eclipse training for teachers

Nebraska Extension and Raising Nebraska are partnering with the Hastings Museum to offer solar eclipse training for teachers and youth professionals before the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.

Celebration honors youth pre-admitted to Nebraska

A celebration held in April honored Nebraska youth who are getting a jump start on preparing for college by earning early admittance to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Next Chapter

Agpocalypse 2050: Video game project highlights food-energy-water nexus

Could the solutions to feeding a booming global population be found through gaming? Researchers at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are attempting to make their case.
Gaming

Nebraska Extension creating healthy environments

Through statewide programming and dynamic partnerships, Extension team members reached over 63,000 Nebraskans with programs focused on healthy habits in 2016.

Study: Children Asked to Make Healthy-Eating Posters for Their Schools Eat Better

New research suggests kids may eat more veggies if they become poster children for healthy eating – quite literally, in fact.
Healthy Eating

Ag Science Expo at Raising Nebraska April 29

In celebration of the Nebraska Science Festival, Raising Nebraska and Nebraska Extension are hosting an Ag Science Expo April 29 from 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Raising Nebraska

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