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Youth & Family

4-H Clover Chase scavenger hunt begins March 1

Nebraska 4-H youth and volunteers in all 93 counties will have the opportunity to join the Nebraska 150 Celebration by participating in the 4-H Clover Chase developed by Nebraska Extension 4-H Youth Development, in partnership with the Nebraska 4-H Foundation.

The Learning Child builds a foundation for children's success in school

Nebraska is one of the leading states in early childhood development, and Nebraska Extension plays an important role with “The Learning Child,” a program that provides an array of unbiased, research-based classes, training and resources to enhance the healthy growth, development and success of children from birth to age 8.

National presenters kick off 25th Nebraska Urban Pest Management conference

Managing invasive pests such as termites and rodents is the focus of the 25th Nebraska Urban Pest Management conference Feb. 21-22 in Lincoln.

CASNR Experience the Power of Red visit day March 30

There is a 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 March 30.
East Campus

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.