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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.

Beef methane conference offered May 11-12

Beef producers, extension educators, veterinarians and others in the beef industry are encouraged to attend the 2016 Beef Methane Conference May 11-12 hosted by Nebraska Extension.

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.

On-farm research helps growers generate results

With planting season just around the corner, now is the time to consider on-farm research.

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.

LEAD Fellowship applications available for group 36

Fellowship applications for Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) group 36 are now available for men and women involved in production agriculture or agribusiness.

Talking with each other: Traditional and alternative agriculture

Good neighbors in rural Nebraska keep open the lines of communication and work together – important for growers of both traditional row crops and alternative crops.

Ogallala Aquifer is focus of new USDA-funded research project

Researchers from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at UNL and the Nebraska Water Center will play key roles as part of a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture-funded consortium to address agricultural sustainability on the Ogallala Aquifer.

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