December 16- January 6th Applications due December 14th by 5:00 p.m. CST.
The Search is On for a New Dean and DirectorNebraska Extension is seeking an innovative, dynamic, collaborative and entrepreneurial person who will provide intellectual and strategic leadership for Nebraska Extension.
Tailgate Talks Celebrates One-Year AnniversaryMay is National Beef Month, and Nebraska Extension is celebrating the first anniversary of Tailgate Talks, a YouTube channel aimed at beef producers.
Nebraska Extension Celebrates Impactful YearNebraska Extension has a long history of helping communities thrive, and in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic spurred us to be more flexible and responsive than ever before.
Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state, Nebraska Extension’s Farm and Ranch Management team is canceling it’s in-person Ag Estate Planning Workshop that was scheduled in Scottsbluff on Dec. 18. It will be re-scheduled at a later time.
In the meantime, participants interested can read articles and watch videos prepared by Allan Vyhnalek at https://agecon.unl.edu/succession. Or, they are welcome to contact Vyhnalek at 402-472-1771 or at email@example.com.
This is the first year for the Animal Science: Inspiring Your Future Scholarship Contest and they will be awarding ten $5000 scholarships. This is for high school seniors and transfer students who are admitted animal science majors looking to enroll in the Fall 2021 semester at UNL. They want students to tell their digital story about an individual or animal who has inspired them to pursue an education and career in animal science. This can be done via video, essay, pictures, a combination of those things, or really any medium that allows them to comfortably express themselves. The website link is below that lists out the contest details and link to apply and submit their digital story. All entries must be submitted by Noon on February 1
The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education. The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM convention in January. Scholarship application is due November 30, 2020. Click here for scholarship application.
Nebraska State 4-H Camp (Halsey) with transportation available
Saturday, January 16 @ 9:00 AM CT - Monday, January 18 @ 12:00 PM
For an additional $40 transportation is available from the Douglas-Sarpy or Lancaster County Extension Offices. Drop-off will be on Friday, January 15 at 5:00 PM CT and pick up will be on Monday, January 18 at 6:00 PM CT.
Does your mail make you smile? The Hastings Museum believes that it should, and so does 4-H! The Central Sandhills Area Extension Office is helping spread the word about the Hastings Museum Pen Pal Program. This would be a great way to spruce up your snail mail and make someone else’s day.