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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 York for multi-generational families on Dec. 9 and 10 at the Holthus Convention Center, 3130 Holen Ave.   

The series assists families and agricultural operations with developing financial plans and successful working arrangements to meet their unique needs. It will guide families in developing estate and transition plans, setting personal and professional goals and improving the communication process between family members.  

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Applications are open and due November 18th, 2022 for the 2023 program year. For more information regarding the fed Steer challenge, or to apply to participte in 2023, visit https://4h.unl.edu/fed-steer-challenge

The Nebraska 4-H Fed Steer Challenge is an opportunity for youth interested in learning more about the cattle industry and is designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders in the Nebraska cattle industry.

October 2022 4-H Newsletter

It's national 4-H week join our open house! Work on your achievement application Be a Club of Excellence Sad news for Nebraska 4-H camp Carol is retiring Horse Advisory Committee Canine Good Citizen & Trick Dog Certification

 

Kathleen Cue, Nebraska Extension Horticulture Educator in Dodge County 

Annie’s Project – Education for Farm Women is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing educational programs (Annie’s Projects) designed to strengthen women’s in the modern farm enterprise.  Annie’s Projects foster problem solving, record keeping, and decision-making skills in farm women.

 Farm and ranch women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project courses, farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

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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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Eric Stehlik makes a difference in the lives of many 4-Her’s

November 9, 2022
Eric Stehlik is a 4-H Associate in Saline County and has served there for over 30 years. His continued service doesn’t go unnoticed, especially as he retires from Extension.

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Hatton-Bowers receives national award for creativity and scholarship

November 9, 2022
Holly Hatton-Bowers, associate professor and extension specialist in the Family, Youth and Child Studies Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was one of four public faculty members from across the United States recently recognized for outstanding work by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Board on Human Sciences (BoHS).

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UNL for Families: Importance of Career Exploration

November 9, 2022
College and career readiness have become a trending focus in many school systems, often starting exposure to college and career options in elementary school.

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