Youth Crop Scouting Competition - Connecting Youth with Crops
June 19, 2020
Nebraska Extension is pleased to present the 6th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth. Youth interested in crops have the opportunity to learn about crop growth & development and basic crop scouting principles.
9th Annual Innovative Youth Corn Challenge
February 27, 2020
Nebraska Extension and the Nebraska Corn Board are offering the Ninth Innovative Youth Corn Challenge contest. This contest guides participants through all aspects of corn production, as well as agricultural careers related to corn production.
Dec. 17 Webinar: Keeping Stress Levels in Check on the Farm
December 4, 2019
Farm stress levels ramped up in 2019 due to a number of weather and market challenges. This noon-hour webinar provides strategies for dealing with the stress of farming or ranching in today’s difficult economic environment.
Youth Crop Scouting Event Tests Valuable Skills
July 31, 2019
Seven teams from across Nebraska participated in the sixth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska Youth, testing their skills scouting corn and soybean. The top two teams will represent Nebraska at the regional competition in Iowa in August.
Coping with Stress During a Crisis
March 15, 2019
Is your family trying to cope with the added challenges brought on by Mother Nature this week? This article offers tips for helping your family cope, based on UNL research with more than 24,000 families. Stay Strong! Stay Resilient!
March 14 Event to Feature Ag Advocate Michele Payne
March 4, 2019
Michele Payne, a nationally known and passionate advocate for the global agrifood system, will be the keynote speaker at the next Farmers and Ranchers College March 14 near Ohiowa.
Youth Corn Challenge Winners Announced
February 15, 2019
Congratulations to the Maple Creek Creators 4-H Club of Colfax County and all the winners of the Innovative Youth Corn Challenge sponsored by the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Extension. Entries for the 2019 contest are due by March 15.
Registration Underway for Innovative Youth Corn Challenge
February 6, 2019
This contest, open to 4-H members (ages 10 and older as of January 1) or FFA members (in-school), guides participants through all aspects of corn production, as well as agricultural careers related to corn production.