Nebraska Extension in Hall County

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

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!

Check out the Nebraska 4-H Summer Camps website: You may also stop by the Extension office to pick up your 4-H Camp brochure, give us a call, or fill out the link to have it mailed to you! Deadline to request a brochure is March 23rd!

Camps are offered at three locations in Nebraska and for youth ages 5-18.  There is something for everyone!

If you've inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing this asset, check out the following recording by Jim Jansen and Allan Vyhnalek, Extension Educators. They provide farm land management education for eastern Nebraska.

Topics covered include:

Do you enjoy being outside? Learning new things about crops? Considering a career involving crops, insects, diseases, soils, water or more? Do you want to help figure out how to feed our world’s growing population in a sustainable way?

Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Corn Board are offering the seventh Innovative Youth Corn Challenge contest. This contest, open to 4-H members (age 10 & older as of Jan. 1st) or FFA members (in-school members), guides participants through all aspects of corn production, as well as agricultural careers related to corn production.

Hastings, NE will host the 2018 CEC Conference on April 4th and 5th!

Nebraska Extension's Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference is a premier conference for those interested in building entrepreneurial communities throughout Nebraska and beyond.

The conference runs “Noon–to–Noon” allowing participants to travel to and from the conference at reasonable hours.

All breakout sessions are held in downtown businesses like restaurants and retail stores during operational hours.

Education & Opportunites for Owners of Businesses & Entrepreneurs

For more information, contact Sandra Barrera, Extension Educator at (308) 385-5088.

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Capturing value in cropping systems using cattle the focus of April 4 field day
Mar 8 – Grazing cattle on cropland can be a win-win situation for both crop production and livestock feeding. A Nebraska Extension field day on April 4 will provide a unique learning and networking opportunity for cattle operators and those involved in crop production. Read more
A legacy of service: Henneman looks back on 37-year extension career
Mar 7 – Alice Henneman, a pioneer of food and nutrition education programming, is set to retire from Nebraska Extension on March 30. Read more