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

Tired of traveling in the cold weather?  Stay home and attend our next webinar from - Fit and Healthy Kids Series:

“Mindfulness for Kids – It’s That Important!”

 February 3, 2020 - 7:00-8:00 pm CST

Register by 2/2/2020 at noon at:

http://food.unl.edu/fit-and-healthy-kids

Join the Hall County 4-H team!  The Extension Office has an intern position available for summer 2020. We’re looking for college-aged applicants who would enjoy teaching and working with youth, are familiar with Hall County 4-H, have livestock knowledge and background, are energetic, organized and love the fair!  Applications are available here or at the Hall County Extension Office at College Park, 3180 West Hwy 34, Grand Island. Applications must be received by Tuesday, March 6.  Questions? Contact D’Ette, Megan, or Melinda @ 308-385-5088. 

Trainings will take place in the Nebraska Extension Office Meeting rooms located at College Park, 3180 W. Hwy 34, Grand Island NE.  Questions?? Contact Elizabeth Killinger at elizabeth.killinger@unl.edu or at 308-385-5088.

Go to the UNL Pesticide Education website for more information, to register, and to order study materials.

Nebraska Extension’s Landlord/Tenant Cash Rent Workshops for 2020 and Beyond will provide the latest leasing, real estate and management information to operators, tenants and landowners in Nebraska this winter. The workshop is scheduled in 19 communities throughout the state, between Dec. 6, 2019, and March 18, 2020.

Raising Nebraska is debuting the latest addition to its website in time for the holiday season – recipes. Experience Coordinator Sarah Polak has been collecting the recipes presented at Raising Nebraska during the 2018 and 2019 State Fair for posting on-line. "On-line seemed the best venue for us to share this information. We have so many fairgoers who request the recipes that we frequently run out of paper copies. We also have fairgoers that are unable to attend a particular demonstration, want to share the recipe with a friend, or are interested in new ways to prepare Nebraska products." There are recipes on line for every taste and season of the year. The most requested recipes are for the Churros with Chocolate Sauce and the Sorghum Chocolate Chip Cookies.

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Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is Feb. 20-21

January 3, 2020
The annual Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 35 years Feb. 20 and 21 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney.

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2020 Master Gardener training

November 7, 2019

Lincoln, Neb. — Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2020. The Nebraska EMG program is a horticulture-related volunteer training program based in many counties and has been part of Nebraska Extension since 1976.

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