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Educational Program Areas

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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FORMS & FLYERS

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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Cahoon receives Terry Galliard Medal
Jul 7 – Edgar Cahoon, George Holmes Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Center for Plant Science Innovation, received the Terry Galliard Medal on July 5 at the 22nd International Symposium on Plant Lipids in Göttingen, Germany. Read more
Pitla honored with young designer award
Jul 7 – Santosh Pitla, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln was honored with the 2016 Sunkist Young Designer Award at the annual meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) on July 18 in Orlando, Florida. Read more