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Nebraska Extension Gears Up for 2021 Pesticide Safety TrainingNebraska Extension intends to host in-person pesticide safety education training for both private and commercial/noncommercial applicators in 2021 while adhering to local and state health guidelines.
Ranchers with drought plans make some pivotal moves soonerA recent study by the National Drought Mitigation Center found that having a drought plan increased the likelihood that ranchers took some actions during drought.
High Plains Agricultural Lab Turns 50HPAL’s 2,410 acres consist of working laboratories for both crops and livestock research: 710 acres for crops, divided into 17 fields, and the remaining approximately 1,700 acres for grazing land, divided into 12 pastures.
Even though face-to-face camps have been cancelled you can still experience 4-H summer camp! Click on the link below for more information.
Camps to be Offered: https://4h.unl.edu/camps-centers/virtual-camps
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4-H will be hosting the state wide Public Speaking Contest virtually. In order to provide as much opportunity for equity statewide, all submissions will be pre-recorded.
Please click the link below for more information!
Starting on Monday, June 1, the summer session of live, virtual statewide learning experiences will be offered for Nebraska youth.
Several of these experiences include Episodic Educational Programs, which are open to ALL youth across the state (and beyond!). These FREE programs are held regularly (once a week) for 10 weeks of the summer and each session will last 30-45 minutes. All sessions are held via Zoom; the sessions are recorded and placed online following the program. The programs will focus on weekly themes shown below:
Week 1: June 1-4 [Science, Engineering and Technology]
Week 2: June 8-11 [Consumer and Family Sciences]
Week 3: June 15-18 [Animal Science]
May 26th with a visit to Wildcat Hills in Gering, NE. We will learn about the Big Horn Sheep living in the area as we learn how to be a biologist! The content is mostly driven towards 7th-12th graders. If able to join the live session, youth are encouraged to ask Amanda Filipe, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Specialist, any questions about the sheep, Wildcat Hills, or what it takes to be a biologist. The session will be recorded and posted at https://4h.unl.edu/virtual-field-trips. Go to https://go.unl.edu/8hir to register for this amazing tour!