Youth & Family

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Youth & Family

Nebraska 4-H participating in national campaign to empower young people with leadership skills

The 4-H Grow True Leaders Campaign is designed to give young people across the nation a forum to put their voices into positive action and rally the nation to invest in the next generation of true leaders.

WeCook after-school program engaging local underserved youth

Childhood obesity has become a major health problem for youth in the United States. This is especially true among low-income families that often lack the time and budget to commit to proper nutrition. Nebraska 4-H Youth Development is addressing this issue through a program called WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness.

Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement to honor 4, elect new members

he Nebraska Hall of Agricultural Achievement will honor Doris and Ivan Rush, Doug Gibson and Frank Johannsen at a banquet at 6 p.m. April 8 in the Great Plains Room of the Nebraska East Union.

Participants can climb state champion tree at Earth Day Omaha

One of the many activities at Earth Day Omaha on April 16 is the chance to climb Nebraska's state champion swamp white oak in Elmwood Park.

Staff Spotlight: Tara Dunker

Meet Tara Dunker, state project coordinator for WeCook: Fun with Food and Fitness.

Volunteers Needed for Nebraska State FFA Convention

In order to host thousands of FFA members and guests on campus, we are seeking volunteers to serve in a hospitality capacity.

UNL agriculture college, NCTA sign 2+2 transfer agreement

The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has signed a 2+2 agreement with the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

Area teens represent Nebraska at National Healthy Living Summit

Kyra Lewis of Mitchell High School and Sydnee Strain of Scottsbluff High School represented Nebraska at the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit Feb. 12-15 in Washington D.C.

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