New Program Reaches Indigenous TeensProgram is helping Native American teens gain hands-on lessons regarding traditional Indigenous peoples’ farming beliefs and practices.
Extension partnering with AmeriCorps VISTAThere are new faces joining Nebraska Extension to increase the capacity and access of Extension programming, specifically in disaster resilience and combatting poverty.
Study shows Nebraska’s ethanol industry continues to expandThe overall economic impact of the Nebraska ethanol industry is over $4.5 billion.
Nebraska Extension in partnership with Dixon Power Systems
About this Workshop:
This workshop is open to the public. We will cover solar de-sign, installation and economic analysis of distributed behind the meter solar PV systems. Both classroom and hands-on sessions will step through the process of evaluation through installation. This workshop will be valuable for people interested in exploring a DIY project or gaining knowledge to evaluate the feasibility of having a project installed at their home.
Dates: Aug 18-19, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Workshop Location: Lincoln, NE
Enjoy these hands-on 4-H activities @ home with your family!
Make homemade bath fizzies, learn all about birds, watch baby chicks hatch, learn about starting your own business, play bicycle safety Kahoot, and more!
Bitmoji Classrooms are sweeping the nation with their engaging digital content. Nebraska 4-H jumped into the Bitmoji Classroom craze and developed Check the DECK! (Digital Engagement Classroom Kits). By creating technology-based digital experiences, and utilizing relevant educational resources, youth engagement and learning excelled to new heights.
Striving toward Nebraska Extension’s key practice of innovation, the newly created digital curricula blends virtual & hands-on learning experiences and fosters active and engaging youth learning opportunities.
Mobile iGrow Educational displays have been making the rounds to Hall County elementary schools! Each interactive display includes a teaching guide, hands-on activities, and an iGrow activity worksheet, targeting elementary students.
The displays are like a “mini-field trip at the school” reported one teacher. Focused on Nebraska school standards in math, social studies, and STEM, the displays increase students’ knowledge of where our food comes from, careers, and how agriculture is important in our everyday lives.