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Welcome to Saunders County Extension and 4-H!

The Extension Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Please call (402)624-8030 and you will be directed to the correct person to assist you.  

We offer a drop box on our west entrance if you need to pick up or drop off items outside of our normal hours.

Cole, Connor, Aaron, Jenna, and Sara

2024 Nebraska 4-H Outstanding Adult Volunteer Awards - Congratulations to Ann Gillentine!

4-H Internship Openings - Check back in 2025

4-H 101 Night - Will be planned for 2025

Saunders County 4-H on Facebook

School Enrichment and Afterschool programs

Available for your homeschool, afterschool, or in-school programming! 

Looking for exciting activities to enhance your current curriculum? 4-H School  Enrichment, as delivered through the Nebraska Extension, offers experiential learning programs aligned with the Nebraska State Board of Education Content Area Standards in the areas of English language arts, mathematics, and science. 

 For current availability of programs offered. Visit our school enrichment and afterschool lessons brochure

Big Red Beef Talk Website Release

Livestock Systems Extension Educator, Connor Biehler, has released a website that can be found at bigredbeeftalk.unl.edu. The purpose of this website is to provide a hub for southeastern Nebraska beef producers, or those interested in southeast Nebraska beef production. This four-tab website includes everything from blogs and relevant educational materials to current markets and local weather conditions. The bottom of each tab includes news feed of the @bigredbeeftalk twitter page, the BeefWatch YouTube page, and the Saunders County Extension & 4-H Facebook page.  

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MarketReady webinars help farmers expand market reach

June 14, 2024
Rural Prosperity Nebraska and the Heartland Regional Food Business Center, a multi-state organization focused on strengthening farm and food enterprises, are kicking off a summer-long series of market-ready webinars, beginning June 20.

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2024 Nebraska Soil Health School has successful launch

May 9, 2024
The first installment of a planned 2024 Nebraska Soil Health School series was held on April 24 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab in Sidney, Neb. The event addressed the semi-arid Panhandle climate and potential management practices for soil health and had over 60 attendees.

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Building Bridges in Conservation: Nebraska hosts inaugural natural resources workshop

April 15, 2024
Overlooking the iconic Platte River, over 100 natural resource professionals and students met to build and foster new collaborations at the first Natural Resources Conservation Connecting Points Workshop.

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Engaging Agriculture: Embryology a classroom springtime favorite

April 1, 2024
Spring is here, and Nebraska elementary students are busy learning about embryology.

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