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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.

Kids College is a fun, educational program for children ages 5-18.  Classes are scheduled mostly in May and June.  Come join the fun!

Kids College classes offer a wide range of experiences for children.  Many basic life skills are taught including cooking, sewing, gardening, fishing, and more.

Explore, create and learn!

Have you checked out the fun new 4-H family adventures challenge program? We’ve developed some off-the-beaten-path challenges that will provide cool learning experiences for your family. We have highlighted 1-2 challenges per season with one more to come in April! Jump into the challenges with both feet and 4-H members will have several projects ready-to-go when fair entry forms arrive in May. Check out the challenges below!


Tree Hugging Challenge

Looking for a fun adventure this summer? Consider attending 4-H Camp! Camp is a great place to meet new friends, try something for the first time, and build memories to last a lifetime!

To explore all of the camp sessions offered this year, go to: https://4h.unl.edu/camp. Camps are offered for youth ages 8-18. There is something for everyone!

Check out the latest edition of UNL Poultry Newsletter (pdf), including upcoming events, information & more!

UNL Chick Days will be held on March 25, 2023 at the Animal Science Building in Lincoln. Chick Days is an annual educational event for small and back-yard poultry producers and youth to learn more about the poultry industry. Go to animalscience.unl.edu/2023-chick-days for full details.

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Stephenson named associate director of Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center

March 20, 2023
Mitchell Stephenson has been permanently appointed to the role of associate director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center in Scottsbluff. The appointment took effect Jan. 1, 2023.

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UNL Releases Preliminary Farm Real Estate Market Survey Results

March 16, 2023
UNL released the Preliminary Nebraska Farm Real Estate Market Survey Results earlier this month.

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Promoting Soil Health in Nebraska

March 15, 2023
Well over 60 area farmers, ranchers, agronomists, and agency representatives filled Bridgeport’s Prairie Winds Community Center to learn about soil health at the first installment of three Nebraska Soil Health School events taking place this year.

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Hay speaks on energy conservation and savings with a solar array

March 10, 2023
How much people save on their electric bill after installing a solar array depends largely on local policies, John Hay, a Nebraska extension educator, told NRT students recently.

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