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Youth & Family

Nebraska 4-H supports positive youth development for Offutt’s military families

For over a decade, Nebraska 4-H has provided education and activities for children of military members at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha.
4-H at Offutt

CEO of National FFA Organization to present Heuermann Lecture

Mark Poeschl, chief executive officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation, will speak at the next Heuermann Lecture on Jan. 10. Poeschl will present "Sustainability and Survivability: The Balancing Act to Feed the World."

One trombone, three family members, countless memories

CASNR student, Dylan Dam is the third member of his family to play the same trombone as a member of the Cornhusker Marching Band.
Dam Family

Rural Poll shows some housing shortages

More than 80 percent of rural Nebraskans are homeowners. However, lack of affordable and quality housing is an issue in some communities, the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll shows.

Michael Boehm named university's IANR chief

Michael Boehm has been named the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and University of Nebraska vice president for Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Poll shows rural Nebraskans are satisfied with their communities

Rural Nebraskans are optimistic about their communities and would rate many characteristics as good or excellent to someone looking to move there, according to the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll.

CASNR Experience the Power of Red visit day on Nov. 5

There is growing demand for college graduates with a degree in an agricultural field. High school and transfer students can take their first step towards a career in food, water and the natural resources that sustain them by attending the Experience the Power of Red Visit Day on Nov. 5.

Poll finds rural Nebraskans value their local schools

At least three-quarters of rural Nebraskans rate a safe environment for students, high graduation rate, high-quality teachers, teaching problem solving or critical thinking skills to students and preparing students for college as high priorities for their local schools, according to the 2016 Nebraska Rural Poll.