In memory of Vance Uden and Kristy Steinkruger, the Franklin County 4-H Council has established two, one-year scholarships of $250 each that may be awarded to two high school seniors for higher education. These scholarships will be good at any university, college or technical school. Deadline for applications is April 24th. Complete information including guidlines and application can be found below.
Flood ResourcesThe following link provides current resources related to flooding.
UNL at Forefront of Innovation in Irrigation, ConservationDeploying the latest technology and strategies, the University has helped Nebraska farmers save more than 326 billion gallons of water and more than $50 million in fuel costs since 2005.
Protecting Crops in a Warmer WorldHigher temperatures caused by climate change aren’t just increasing the number of daytime scorchers. Nights are getting warmer as well, stressing plants and decreasing yields of vital crops worldwide.
Grow Your Local CommunityJoin other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs and grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.
July 2-7, 2019 Franklin County 4-H & FFA Exhibitor Lists (PDF)
This .pdf file is bookmarked for easy navigation. When viewing on the web, simply click on the name of the section you wish to view to from the table of contents. If you download the file to your computer, you will find bookmark links are inserted, in addition to the the table of contents page.
Tractor Safety Training Required by Law for Teen Farm/Ranch Workers
The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Employing anyone uncertified under age 16 is a liability risk for farmers if those children operate such equipment.
Sleep affects every moment of our daily lives, from how we think and remember to how our bodies thrive or deteriorate. It determines how we deal with stress, make choices related to safety, and function as human beings. While most health education tends to focus on nutrition and activity, sleep is arguably the single most important factor in maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and lack of it causes a significantly reduced quality of life.