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We would love to have you join the 4-H community in Hall County!  For more information on what 4-H has to offer, check out our 4-H welcome packet (pdf).

To find out what's happening in Hall County 4-H, take a look at our monthly newsletter, located on our 4-H Youth Member Resources page.

Programa De Nebraska Extension

Sesiones Gratuitas en Espanol

September 16, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Hall County Extension, College Park, 3180 W. Highway 34, Grand Island, NE September 23, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Douglas-Sarpy County Extension, 8015 W. Center Road, Omaha, NE September 30, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Public Library, 308 Prospect Avenue, Norfolk, NE October 14, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Scottsbluff County Extension, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE


Conferencia de Pequeños Negocios 2023 - Google Forms

Announcing the GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series programs for summer/fall. These free webinars via Zoom are an opportunity to join experts from Nebraska Extension to learn and ask questions! 

Register at http://go.unl.edu/grobigred

Join us for the next GRO Big Red Virtual Learning program series, starting October 10th. 

If your drinking water has high concentrations of nitrate, the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy (NDEE) is offering an opportunity for you to treat it for free with the Reverse Osmosis System rebate program.

Application opens: January 1st, 2023
Application closes: June 23, 2024

Discussing Current and Honest Information About Best Integrating Technologies Into Resilient Strategies

The realm of digital agriculture is ever evolving at a pace that can be challenging to keep up with. Our mission is to help navigate these technologies by discussing current and honest information about these technologies to best integrate them into resilient strategies. The "FarmBits" podcast will explore topics in digital agriculture in a well-rounded and accessible way, taking the shine off of new technologies through interviews with academic experts, farmers, and industry specialists.

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!

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Poll: Rural Nebraskans are increasingly pessimistic about present, future

September 18, 2023

Twenty-seven percent of respondents to the 2023 Nebraska Rural Poll indicated they are worse off than they were five years ago, up from 21% last year and 11% in 2021.

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Jansen discusses farmland valuations with RFD-TV

September 18, 2023

In Nebraska, ag land values are up about 14 percent over last year, mirroring a nationwide rise in ag real estate prices. Click through to watch Jim Jansen, an agricultural systems economist with Nebraska Extension, talk with RFD-TV about the impact of valuations.

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Nebraska Pulse Crops Conference scheduled at two locations

September 14, 2023
The 2023 Nebraska Pulse Crops Conference will focus on field peas, chickpeas, black-eyed peas, and other pulses.

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Registration Now Open for 2023 Latino Small Business Conference

September 12, 2023
The Latino Small Business Conference is set to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit and empower Latino business owners across Nebraska during its second annual run, beginning Sept. 16. The conference, held entirely in Spanish, will take place over four weekends in four cities, from Omaha to Scottsbluff.

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