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Youth & Family

Conference educates, uplifts Nebraska women in agriculture

Women in agriculture are business partners, owners and operators; oversee financial and human resources; and keep farms and ranches running. This was the message more than 250 women heard at the 33rd annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference Feb. 22 and 23 in Kearney.

Nebraska Extension offers introductory beekeeping workshops

Those interested in learning about how to keep honey bees are encouraged to register for Nebraska Extension’s introductory beekeeping workshops.

Nebraska Extension pilots youth preparedness initiative

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H are piloting a youth preparedness and educational outreach program known as MyPI (My Youth Preparedness Initiative) Nebraska now through Aug. 2018.

CASNR Experience the Power of Red visit day March 15

High school and transfer students can learn more about College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln during the Experience the Power of Red visit day March 15.

Symposium exposes youth to career opportunities in the beef industry

The 14th annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium was held Nov. 17 - 19 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Animal Science Complex in Lincoln.

Nebraska 4-H recognizes outstanding volunteers

With a network of more than 12,000 volunteers statewide, 4-H helps shape youth to move Nebraska forward. Nebraska 4-H recently recognized outstanding volunteers for their commitment to the program.
4-H Volunteers

Raising Nebraska wins international award for "Living Soils" exhibit

Raising Nebraska, the award-winning ag literacy experience on the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, has again received international recognition for its innovation in connecting consumers with their food and the families who grow it.
Living Soils

Huskers aim to increase diversity in agricultural science workforce

A new project at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is focused on increasing women and minority interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related agricultural majors and careers.