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Youth & Family

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.
High school seniors being recognized at FFA convention. Links to larger image.

‘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.

Job shadow allows 4-H members to explore future careers

A new project from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation is giving teens involved in Nebraska 4-H the opportunity to explore their dream career fields.
Job Shadow

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.
Students talking to one another during Power of Red Visit Day. Links to larger image.