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Winter Weekend Camp

Career Chat Live offers live, online career exploration opportunities. Each session focuses on a new set of careers. During each session, youth will get to meet workforce professionals in that career field. The youth will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in small group conversations with the guest speakers. Career Chat Live is designed for middle-school aged youth, and youth do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to participate.

December Webinar

Spring Events and Details!

December 16- January 6th Applications due December 14th by 5:00 p.m. CST.

Age: 14-19 yrs.

Open to out of state students

Virtual 4-H December Days Program on Dec. 12th!

 Join us via zoom for a high-energy day of holiday fun as we use our head, hands, heart and health!

 Code valid thru Tuesday, Dec 1st. Use the code: DECDAYS50 for 50% off! Register here: https://4h.unl.edu/camps-centers/school-year-camps

 Please share with anyone who might be interested! 

 

 

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Cotton to retire after 25 years with Nebraska Extension

June 22, 2021
Following a 37-year career working for land-grant universities and the national Cooperative Extension system, including 25 years with the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Dan Cotton will retire June 30.

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Nebraska Extension to host Inaugural Specialty Crop Conference & Trade Show

June 11, 2021
Nebraska Extension, in partnership with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, will host the Nebraska Specialty Crop Conference on November 9-10, 2021, on Nebraska’s Innovation Campus.

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Nebraska Extension field day for management of Palmer amaranth in corn

June 9, 2021
Growers, crop consultants and extension educators interested in management of atrazine/glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth are encouraged to attend Nebraska Extension's field day, supported by the Nebraska Corn Board, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30 near Carleton.

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Wheat stem sawfly emergence – field notes from early June

June 7, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —The wheat stem sawfly has begun emergence throughout the High Plains. Observations from several locations – the High Plains Ag Lab (HPAL) near Sidney, Neb., the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) Research Station near Akron, Colo., and as far east as Deuel County, Neb. – indicate very high populations of wheat stem sawfly in wheat fields.

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