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Nebraska Extension

Engaging with Nebraskans wherever they are, connecting them with the resources, research and innovation of the University of Nebraska.

2023 Nebraska Extension Impact Summary

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4-H Youth Development

Nebraska youth statewide participated in "Connect the Dots" College and Career Success program from 85 schools

2023 4-H Impact

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Early Childhood

Early Childhood professionals enhanced their skills and reached 144,605 children with high quality programming through Nebraska Extension; this work brought in $3 million of additional funding.

2023 Early Childhood Impact

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Rural Prosperity Nebraska

$25 Million
Cooperative agreement award was received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the creation of the Heartland Regional Foods Business Center. It will serve Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa.

2023 Rural Prosperity Impact

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Livestock Systems


Was gained by participants in the beef industry as a result of participating in Nebraska Extension's Ranch Practicum

2023 Livestock Systems Impact

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Agricultural Profitability

$168 Million
Was the total reported value of information to 8,000 clients of insurance agents attending Nebraska Extension Crop Insurance Programming, with the average value being $21,000.

2023 Agricultural Profitability Impact

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Horticulture, Landscape, and Environmental Systems


Volunteer hours were completed by Extension Master Gardener Volunteers, valued at $885,000. 56,000 pounds of produce was grown and donated, valued at $111,400.

2023 Horticulture, Landscape, and Environmental Systems Impact

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Water & Integrated Cropping Systems

8.32 Million

Acres farmed/managed by participants who attended a 2022 Nebraska On-Farm Research Network (NOFRN) Results Update Meetings.

2023 Crops & Water Impact

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Food, Nutrition & Health


Nebraskans participated in direct health education or had improved food and physical activity environments through Extension programming.

2023 Food, Nutrition, and Health Impact

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