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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).

The summer 2024 theme is The Power of Being Green

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 Kearney for multi-generational families on March 8 and 9 at the office of Nebraska Extension in Buffalo County, 1400 E 34th St.

 

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will return to Kearney Feb. 22-23, 2024.

For more information or to register, go to https://wia.unl.edu/conference.

Join us for this free, educational workshop on February 24 which features a Certified Angus Beef ® brand lunch, giveaways and Optional YQCA training for kids exhibiting livestock in Nebraska. 

All Nebraska cattle producers and their families are invited to Certified Angus Beef’s Nebraska BQA Workshop on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at Round the Bend Steakhouse’s “The Ball Room” in Ashland.

Even if producers are already BQA certified, they may still attend and choose to recertify or keep their current certification.

 

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Soil Health Gap project setting up baselines and schools for ag producers

February 28, 2024
Agriculturists, from growers to livestock producers, rely heavily on the soil and its health to make their operations thrive. In a collaborative effort, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) is supporting Nebraska Extension, specifically Bijesh Maharjan, soil nutrient and management specialist’s Soil Health Gap project and Soil Health School outreach.

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Lego Mini-Play preps teams and robots for state competition

February 28, 2024
The Panhandle Research Extension and Education Center in Scottsbluff played host to the Lego White Region - MiniPlay on Feb. 24.

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From high schools to the runway: Omaha Fashion Week's showcase of emerging designers

February 28, 2024
Omaha Fashion Week’s Spring 2024 show kicked off with the future generations of fashion showcasing nearly 200 creations.

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NACEB Honors Award Recipients

February 22, 2024
A Feb. 6 ceremony at the Nebraska Association of County Extension Boards (NACEB) Annual Meeting honored 2023 award recipients for their commitment to supporting and promoting Nebraska Extension.

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