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The Special Gardening Project is an opportunity for 4-H members to grow unusual and fun projects in their gardens. Each year, a new plant is selected as the focus for all members enrolled in the project. Youth receive seeds...
The 4-H Camp Scholarship can be used at the Halsey 4-H Camp Site and/or the Big Red Camps held at UNL. More information can be found at https://4h.unl.edu/camps-centers/summer-camp/schedule. Due: March 15, 2021. View more information and access the scholarship form here.
YQCA - Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Nebraska 4-H requires all youth enrolled in livestock projects to complete annual quality assurance training through Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA)   YQCA training is completed online through self-directed courses as well as Instructor Led training. 

Every year in March, each article is updated to the current information. To access the most current information, see below.

Click here to access the 2020 Cornhusker Economics. (Contains cash rental rates.)

Click here to access the 2020 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates. 

4-H Partners is a livestock mentoring program. It’s for youth who would like to learn about animals, but are not ready to own one. They are matched up with a mentor and learn how to care for that animal, how to raise it and how to show it.


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Master Gardener tips for the Panhandle – Week of April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021
Here is the weekly crop of Master Gardener tips from Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle, relevant to local lawn and garden issues in the High Plains and consistent with research-based recommendations.

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Faculty Spotlight: Mariah Newmyer

April 12, 2021
Meet Mariah Newmyer, a food, nutrition and health Extension educator at the West Central Research and Extension Center.

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The Biggest Grower returns with summer learning, scholarship for high schoolers

April 7, 2021
Nebraska Extension and the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture will again be offering a student gardening competition this summer.

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LOG N 4-H leadership camp set for May 25-26 at Halsey

April 6, 2021
Leadership Opportunities for Growth in Nebraska 4-H (LOG N Camp), which gives western Nebraska youth in grades 5 through 7 (current school year) an opportunity to gain leadership skills while meeting students from across the Panhandle, will take place May 25-26 at the State 4-H Camp at Halsey.

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