When Stressful Times Strain You and Your Family
March 16, 2017
Commodity prices have you down? Trying to cut costs without cutting profitability? Putting in long days and late nights? If this describes your situation, you are not alone.
Youth Corn Challenge Offers Real-World Experience, Rewards
January 24, 2017
Winners of the 2016 Nebraska Innovative Corn Challenge for Youth were recently announced and the top prize went to the Kornhusker Kids 4-H Club of Cuming County. Challenge participants learned valuable lessons in production ag, research, teamwork, and problem-solving while competing for cash prizes made possible by the Nebraska Corn Board.
Sixth Annual Innovative Youth Corn Challenge
January 10, 2017
Are you a youth who enjoys being outside? Learning new things about crops? Are you considering a career involving crops, insects, diseases, soils, water or more? Do you want to help figure out how to feed the world’s growing population sustainably? If so, the sixth Innovative Youth Corn Challenge offers you an opportunity to learn by doing while competing for cash prizes.
Farmers & Ranchers College Returns Dec. 14
November 1, 2016
David Kohl, agricultural economics professor emeritus at Virginia Tech University, will present the first of four programs in the 2016-17 Farmers and Ranchers College.
Two Crop Judging Teams Move on to Regionals
August 18, 2016
Testing their knowledge and their skills, Nebraska ag students got "real world" crop scouting experience and educational feedback from experts during the Nebraska Youth Crop Scouting Competition Aug. 2 at the UNL Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead. Two teams -- a Colfax County 4-H team and a Humphrey FFA team -- won first and second places, respectively, and will advance to regional competition in Iowa Aug. 30-31.
Register by July 18 for Youth Crop Scouting Competition
June 24, 2016
Looking for a fun club project? Want to unite your club members? Running out of ideas for club meetings? If you answered, “yes” to any of these questions, help is on the way! Nebraska Extension is pleased to present the second annual Crop Scouting Competition for Nebraska youth.