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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is excited to bring you the first ever Great Plains Judging Circuit. A great lineup of contests throughout the state gives young people the opportunity to perfect their skills in preparation for the PASE contest on June 29. Qualifying youth must attend two contests at minimum, in addition to the PASE contest to be eligible for awards and scholarships. The top-5 individuals in the Senior (age 14-18) and Intermediate (10-13) divisions will be recognized as part of the All-State Team during a Grand Drive at the 2021 Nebraska State Fair.

Being Successful in College Starts with Preparation Now

 

If you were enrolled in the Pawnee County 4-H program as an 8th grader, you may have received information participating in Next Chapter programs and being pre-admitted to UNL. Next Chapter is a college-readiness program delivered through the Nebraska 4-H program that helps students prepare for and succeed in college by providing the skills students need to reach their academic goals.

The Next Chapter program:

Those who have in inherited or received farmland and want to learn more about the best strategies for managing the asset are encourage to attend one of several Nebraska Extension programs being offered across the state this fall.

Whether you’re a youth or an adult volunteer, if you’re doing great 4-H work, there are lots of ways to be recognized for it!
Pawnee Coutny Awards Application

Each youth will submit an awards packet which will include their the awards application along with either a career portfolio, record book, story, or resume along with at least one paragraph describing what they did and what they learned for each pin or award they are applying for. Applications will be judged on completeness, experiences/learning described, neatness, and creativity. Pins and awards will be handed out at Achievement Night in November.

Clover Kids is a non-competitive 4-H program for children ages 5 to 7 years old (by January 1 of the current year). Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build lots of different life skills.

 Clover Kids Handbook

New to 4-H and not sure where to start?!? Take a few minutes to read through our Clover Kids Handbook to help answer your questions.

4-H programs are grounded in the belief that youth learn best by doing. Youth complete hands-on projects in areas like science, health, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors. Youth can concentrate on one focus area or they can try a variety of programs throughout their 4‑H experience.



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Panhandle Perspectives: New geophysical equipment at UNL Panhandle Center heralds major research advances

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Conservation and Survey Division (CSD) School of Natural Resources has established a new applied geophysics research program in Scottsbluff that is prepared to investigate environmental and agricultural issues in the Scottsbluff area and elsewhere in Nebraska.

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Faculty Spotlight: Maria de Guzman

January 18, 2022
Meet Maria de Guzman, professor and Extension specialist in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, as well as chair for the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design.

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Digging into Extension: The Right Path for Jenny Rees

January 13, 2022
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Student scholarships available for 2022 Women in Agriculture conference

January 12, 2022
The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference will award up to 15 scholarships to students to attend the 2022 Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference, Feb. 24 and 25 in Kearney.

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