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What is Early Childhood? Early Childhood Team (TLC) of Extension Educators is committed to enhancing the capacity of Nebraska’s communities in supporting the healthy growth, development and success of young children. TLC provides research based, responsive, innovative, trusted and easily accessible resources and programming to early childhood professionals and families of children birth to age eight.
Adams County 4-Hers are again participating with the Quilts of Valor in 2022. We also are holding Quilts of Valor sewing dates, if interested please contact the Extension Office. In 2015, Iowa Public Television came to York, Nebraska, and Nebraska State Fair to videotape Nebraska 4-Hers who were working with Quilts of Valor. Several of our 4-Hers, leaders, and Extension Staff were interviewed and showcased. The 100+ minute documentary was shown in Iowa the first part of December 2015. In Nebraska, the Quilts of Valor II Documentary was shown 1st part of March, 2016 on NET(1) and NET Create (3). We will be showcasing the 2022 participating Counties and the 4-Hers who made the Quilts at the Nebraska State Fair in the 4-H Building. Come join us and see all the work that these 4-Hers have done thru the past year.
What are School Education Programs?

These programs are learning experiences offered to students during school hours by local 4-H educators. These programs are designed to enhance the subject matter being studied in the classroom, provide hands-on education, introduce a new topic to students, or spark a new interest!

School Education Programs are a great way to connect and collaborate with your local Extension office and achieve your classroom’s educational goals. Our current programs focus on Career Development, STEM, Healthy Lifestyles, Personal Development and Agricultural Literacy and Environment.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln strives to make college affordable for all families.  Nebraska offers among the lowest tuition in the Big Ten, and students find Nebraska a great value.  The majority of families with students going to college fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) because it’s the best way to get help paying for college.  It helps determine financial aid eligibility and it is a requirement in order to be considered for many scholarships, grants and various tuition assistance programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.  If you are a senior in high school, now is the time to complete and submit your FAFSA.  April 1 is the priority deadline to submit your FAFSA to ensure you are considered for all availabl

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed again in the center part of the state in Grand Island.

The Nebraska EAB Working Group, which includes NDA, the USDA, Nebraska Game and Parks and the Nebraska Forest Services, offers the following suggestions to help prevent the human-assisted spread of the insect:

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Lancaster County 4-H members earn Nebraska 4-H Gives Back Award for addressing local food insecurity

December 1, 2022

Lincoln, Neb. —Nebraska 4-H recently recognized Kamryn Wanser, Kennedy Powell, and Brooklynn Nelsen with a Nebraska 4-H Gives Back Award.

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Nebraska Extension Launches New Strategic Direction

December 1, 2022
Nebraska Extension is rolling out its 2023-2027 strategic direction, captured in three ambitions designated as “The Big 3:”

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Webinar Explores Cooperatives in Food Systems

November 30, 2022
The Nebraska Cooperative Development Center is hosting a winter webinar series focused on cooperative businesses in the food system.

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Extension ag land management, leasing workshop scheduled statewide

November 21, 2022
Nebraska Extension and the Center for Agricultural Profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host a series of in-person land management workshops covering current cash rental rates and leasing considerations for 2023. They will be held at locations across the state during the winter months.

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