Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties

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Food, Nutrition & Health

The Food, Nutrition and Health program is focused on improving nutrition, physical activity, and food safety outcomes for Nebraskans. Using an evidence-based curriculum, nutrition staff teach the community how to support healthy food and lifestyle choices within their budget.

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The Learning Child

As caring adults in young children’s lives we play a major role in setting the stage for lifelong learning, discovery and success. Nebraska Extension is committed to providing research-based strategies to help you support the holistic development of the young child in your care.

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4-H Youth Development

4-H empowers youth, ages 5-18, to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach. In Nebraska, 4-H is present in ALL 93 counties across the state.

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Community Environment

Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans know more about creating resource- and energy-efficient rural and urban landscapes, protecting and managing water resources, properly managing insect and wildlife pests, and more.

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NutritionKnowHowblog staff

The blog is written by four Extension Nutrition staff.  

The ideas are practical and focus on food safety and healthy eating. 

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Gaussoin named to national USDA advisory board
Oct 10 – Roch Gaussoin, head of the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed to the USDA National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Read more
Krause honored with new professional award
Oct 10 – Katie Krause, Extension Educator of Douglas-Sarpy Counties, was honored recently at the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences 2016 annual session. Read more