Ag Science Expo – A Free Family Event

Ag Science Expo – A Free Family Event

Spend the afternoon engaging and interacting with science! See new technology and challenges up close while you solve problems.  A great family and friends affair!  Register your family or entire youth clubs (ex. 4-H, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, etc).  Pre-registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Date: Saturday, April 29th Program: 12:30 pm to 4:30 […]

Raising Nebraska: FREE Admittance

Come discover the Raising Nebraska which brings Nebraska agriculture to life though interactive exhibits indoors & outdoors.  See how things come to life & get up close with the many aspects of Nebraska agriculture. Open Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cost: Free Location: Raising Nebraska, inside the Nebraska Building     […]

Explore where Your Food Comes From: Celebrate Week of the Young Child!

Explore where Your Food Comes From: Celebrate Week of the Young Child!

Young Child Week-2017 Childcare providers are invited to register and bring toddlers & pre-school (youth ages 2 – 5) to an engaging, interactive, education day focused on science of agriculture.  Through age appropriate sessions, youth will lean about their food, discover science, practice their large & fine motor skills, and increase their curiosity.   Date: Monday, […]

Science Saturday: “Homes For Beneficial Insects”

Science Saturday: “Homes For Beneficial Insects”

Participants will learn about beneficial insects that help us every day. They will also learn how to promote the survival of these insects. Participants will complete the workshop by constructing a simple home for specific insect pollinators. Presenter: Ron Seymour, Nebraska Extension Educator, Adams County Science Saturday is a FREE, fun for all ages, family program, […]

Science Saturday: “Drone Discovery”

Science Saturday: “Drone Discovery”

This year’s National 4-H Science Experiment explores the science behind drones and how they are being used to solve real world problems. Youth will learn everything from flight dynamics and aircraft types, to remote sensing and flight control, as well as safety and regulations. Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Program […]

Science Saturday: “The Incredible Edible Bean”

In 2015, Nebraska ranked 1st in the nation in Great Northern bean production, 2nd in pinto bean production and 4th for all edible bean production. Nebraska provides 1 billion servings of this SUPERFOOD a year. Sessions will explore the growing of beans in Nebraska, varieties and nutrition, cooking with beans and recipe tasting Visit Raising […]

2016 State Fair Recap

2016 State Fair Recap

The 2016 Nebraska State Fair had 361,107 visitors, the largest number since moving to Grand Island, and Raising Nebraska was once again one of the highlights. Here’s a recap of the 2016 Fair at Raising Nebraska: News Coverage “New Raising Nebraska exhibit to focus on soil health” | FarmProgress.com, August 4 “State Fair has Something For […]

Science Saturday: “Bean Genes”

Science Saturday: “Bean Genes”

Red Bean, Black Bean, Great Northern Bean and Pinto Bean – what makes a bean different? This month at Raising Nebraska’s FREE Science Saturday event, come discover the impact of genes! Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Program times for this FREE, fun for all ages, family program are 10:30am, 11:00am, and […]

Science Saturday: “Create a Backyard Habitat”

Science Saturday: “Create a Backyard Habitat”

Want to create a garden and wildlife habitat in your own backyard? This month at Raising Nebraska’s FREE Science Saturday event, we will learn what basic needs plants and wildlife have – and ways to create your own backyard habitat by using Raising Nebraska: Outdoors as an example! Visit Raising Nebraska and enjoy Science Saturday on Saturday, […]

Raising Nebraska on NTV’s “Good Morning Nebraska”

Raising Nebraska on NTV’s “Good Morning Nebraska”

Raising Nebraska is one of 80 featured attractions in this year’s Nebraska Passport program, which encourages travelers to explore Nebraska, collect stamps from participating attractions and earn great prizes. Raising Nebraska is part of the “Earth + Sky” themed tour. On June 9, NTV’s “Good Morning Nebraska” talked to Beth Janning about Raising Nebraska’s inclusion […]