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Youth & Family

Nebraska teens tackle real-world agriculture challenge

Nebraska 4-H is using monarch butterflies to demonstrate to youth how agriculture can be fun while also having a real-world impact.
Monarchs on the Move Challenge

Nebraska 4-H to host 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships

More than 650 youth from 37 states will compete in the 2018 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, hosted by Nebraska 4-H June 24-29 at the Heartland Public Shooting Park near Alda, Nebraska, and the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Husker rodeo team competes in national finals

The University of Nebraska Rodeo Association recently returned from their fifth consecutive appearance in the College National Finals Rodeo.

Huskers help fill Nebraska’s growing ag education needs

Nebraska has experienced a 40 percent increase in agricultural education programs in high schools since 2010 and many of the programs are led by Husker graduates. 

Sarah Polak named experience coordinator at Raising Nebraska

Nebraska-native Sarah Polak has been named experience coordinator at Raising Nebraska, the award-winning agricultural literacy experience at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds.
Sarah Polak

USDA grant supports rural entrepreneurship project

A University of Nebraska–Lincoln project to support youth entrepreneurship in rural communities has received support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Surin Kim

University recognizes 51 future Huskers during FFA convention

On April 5, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized 51 high school seniors from Nebraska FFA chapters who have committed to attend the university in the fall.

‘Raise Your Hand’ for Nebraska 4-H

4-H, the largest youth development program in the nation, is calling on alumni and supporters to raise their hands to help bring 4-H to 10 million youth by 2025.