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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.

January 2023 4-H Newsletter

4-H Achievement Celebration January 22nd Market beef weigh-in 2023 4-H enrollment is open Nebraska 4-H month in February Changes to the horse program State Fair livestock eligibility Special Garden project Special Agonomy project Check out all the events across the state! All this and more in this months 4-H Newsletter......

 

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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