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Youth & Family

University recognizes 52 future Huskers during FFA convention

On April 3, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recognized 52 high school seniors from Nebraska FFA chapters who have committed to attend the university in the fall.
FFA 2019

Program inspires future leaders in global food security

High school students from across Nebraska shared their ideas on the quality, quantity and availability of food around the globe at the World Food Prize Nebraska Youth Institute on March 4 on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's East Campus.

Extension simulation program helps high school students connect the dots

Nebraska 4-H is helping high school students across Nebraska understand the steps they need to take to reach their career goals.
Connecting the Dots

Volunteers needed for Nebraska FFA State Convention

Thousands of Nebraska FFA members and guests be in Lincoln on April 3-5 for the 2019 Nebraska FFA State Convention.
Katelyn Bendorf

Northeast Nebraska counties defying economic odds

An essential feature of America’s identity is the notion that if you work hard, a better economic future awaits.
Megan Hanefeldt, with the Knox County Development Agency, talks with community members in Crofton.

‘Train the trainer’ project aims to boost youth interest in computer science

Nebraska Extension is partnering with the National 4-H Council to pilot an effort to engage youth in computer science.
Computer Science

Extension to use telepresence robotics to bring Hour of Code to Sidney

Nebraska Extension and Nebraska 4-H will use virtual reality and telepresence robotics to bring an Hour of Code event, 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, to participants at the Sidney Public Library in Sidney.
Hour of Code

Nebraska youth to participate in nationwide computer science challenge

Nebraska youth will join others around the world in the 11th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge from 4-5 p.m., Oct. 16.