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4-H Summer Fun 2021

Check out the 2021 Summer Fun offered by Nebraska Extension and the Madison County 4-H Program! Register by clicking the link next to your interested event! Many workshops are limited in space so register today!

Nebraska 4-H offers a variety of live virtually-guided opportunities, on-demand and self-paced experiences, and activity guides. These resources are perfect for school classrooms, afterschool programs, clubs, home school co-ops, and families looking for supplemental learning experiences. Check them out! Visit: https://4h.unl.edu/virtual-home-learning

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Textiles - Sewing for Fun; Make a Patchwork Pillow

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2021 Open Class Fairbook

The Madison County Fair is July 6-11, 2021. Check out the 2021 Madison County Open Class Fairbook for the schedule of events, project information and more!!

Don't miss out on important 4-H information for summer events, county and state fair and more! Enroll in the Madison County 4-H Program TODAY! Visit ne.4honline.com to enroll.

2021 4-H Fairbook

The Madison County Fair is July 6-11, 2021. Check out the 2021 Madison County 4-H Fairbook for the schedule of events, shows, project information and more!!

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Partnership creates biodefense lab focused on food security

May 14, 2021
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska will begin a five-year partnership to help safeguard the U.S. food supply.

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Applying manure management concepts on-farm

May 12, 2021
Nebraska Extension’s Land Application Recertification sessions, called Applying Manure Management Concepts On-Farm, are scheduled to be in-person at many locations across the state in June, with the first taking place in May in Lexington.

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Rural Prosperity Nebraska receives boost from CARES Act

May 12, 2021
—The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Rural Prosperity Nebraska initiative, along with six Nebraska economic development and Chamber of Commerce organizations, has received more than $400,000 in funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, administered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help businesses and communities respond to coronavirus.

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Tailgate Talks celebrates its first anniversary during Beef Month

May 12, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —May is National Beef Month, and Nebraska Extension is celebrating the first anniversary of Tailgate Talks, a YouTube channel aimed at beef producers.  

 As part of the celebration, there will be a featured video message on the Tailgate Talks channel and a giveaway to its subscribers to commemorate the channel’s success and emphasize the importance of the beef industry in Nebraska, home to the top three beef cow counties in the U.S. — Cherry, Custer and Holt Counties. 

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