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Dakota & Thurston County 4-Her’s got the chance to participate, in person, at the 4-H All Contest Day, held on April 10, 2021 at the United Church of Pender. Contests included Public Speaking, Music, & Favorite Foods. Judges for the contests were Karna Dam and Megan Unwin. We want to thank our judges for making this experience possible for our local 4-H youth.

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Engaging Agriculture: Extension hosting multistate emergency preparedness workshop series for rural families

February 21, 2024
An upcoming four-part extension workshop for women in agriculture will focus on emergency preparedness for rural families.

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Students undertake surgery, flight, and more at Incredible STEM Day

February 8, 2024
Fifth graders flooded the halls of the Panhandle Research Extension and Education Center in Scottsbluff on Feb. 7, when the Nebraska Extension held its second annual Incredible STEM Day.

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Geoscientist uses sensors to assess potential damage in dams

February 8, 2024
Water can be a life-giving source and a destructive one.

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University saluted by Carnegie Foundation for excellence in community engagement

January 11, 2024

“We see the designation as a springboard. It allows us to ramp up in places where we can do better, to bring more public presence to the engagement work that we’re doing, to reward those people who are doing it well and to really enhance our capacity in engagement.”Kathleen Lodl, associate dean of Nebraska Extension

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