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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability will present a workshop in Hastings for those planning and involved in farmland succession who want to learn more about the best strategies for managing and owning this asset and how it may impact the transition plan. “So You’ve Inherited a Farm … Now What?” will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., on Jan. 24, 2024, at the office of Nebraska Extension in Adams County, 2975 S. Baltimore Ave.
The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts is seeking applications for the 27th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska who are talented in visual art, dance, music, theater, and film and emerging media arts (which includes film, 3D models, interactive art, sound design and video games). These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts. Application Deadline is December 15, 2023
Calling all artists, creators and performers! Applications from students ages 14-19 accepted November 13th through January 1st. We’d love to see what YOU do best. Submit your work for a chance to be featured at upcoming National 4-H events. We’re looking for singers, dancers, instrumentalists as well as visual artists and creators of all kinds. Enter today to showcase your unique talent on this national stage!
Attention all 12 to 15 year olds who are interested in learning more about Nebraska agriculture. To apply to be part of the Adams/Webster BRAG Class in 2024, complete and submit the application by Wednesday, January 10, 2024 to the Extension Office.
The Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present Returning to the Farm, a workshop series for families who are in the transition process of bringing members back to the farm or ranch. It will begin with a two-day workshop in Grand Island for multi-generational families on Dec. 8 and 9 in Grand Island at the Bosselman Convention Center located at Fonner Park, 700 E. Stolley Park Road.
Thanks to all who joined us at the Celebration of our Youth and Dedicated Volunteers on Sunday, November 12, 2023. Fun, Delicious Food and Friendship was had by all.

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