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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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Study shows benefits of 'livestock friendly' designation
Aug 8 – More than a decade after Nebraska created its "livestock friendly" designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms and lost fewer hog farms than those that lack the designation, a new study by agricultural economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows. Read more
Exhibits to focus on climate, 'Weather Ready Farms'
Aug 8 – Agricultural producers and Nebraskans attending Husker Harvest Days near Grand Island Sept. 13-15 will learn ways to maintain profitability while addressing challenges from the state's climate at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources exhibit. Read more