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Youth & Family

4-H'er Builds Habitat for Prairie Chickens

A Custer County 4-H member is taking advantage of an unused section of land by turning it into a habitat for prairie chickens.

As Heat Stress and Fair Season Arrive, It's Important to Manage Animals Carefully

A mild, rainy spring has yielded to heat, humidity and lack of moisture, and the state's livestock have begun to suffer the consequences.

4-H Clubs Awarded Funds

The Governor's Agricultural Excellence Awards, created in 1996 and sponsored by the Nebraska Investment Finance Authority, were presented to 25 4-H clubs during the PASE/Life Challenge Event at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln July 1.

Tips for Coping with Picky Eaters

For some parents, nothing can be more stressful than meal time, especially with picky eaters.

Nebraska 4-H County Fairs to Feature Commodity Carnivals

4-H Commodity Carnivals will take place throughout Nebraska this summer at county fairs.

Most Rural Nebraskans Skeptical About New Health Insurance Law

Most rural Nebraskans have health insurance and a majority think the nation will be worse off under the new health care law, though many also acknowledge they don't sufficiently understand the law, according to the 2013 Nebraska Rural Poll.

2013 State 4-H Horse Exposition at Fonner State Park

Representing more than 50 counties across Nebraska, 390 exhibitors will gather in Grand Island, Neb., July 14-18 to compete in the 2013 Fonner State Park State 4-H Horse Exposition.

Program Uses Soybean as a Model for Teachers

A program aims to show elementary teachers how to better incorporate relevant science into their classrooms by using the soybean as a model.