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Malcolm Clipper Club 4-H Clover Project

Click here to view the template for this new 4-H Entrepreneurship Investigation into Fall Vegetable Crops » (Download Microsoft Word file) 

Camp gives students a taste of business
Cedar County students got a taste of what it's like to establish a business in a rural community through an Entrepreneurship Investigation (ESI) Camp in Hartington, July 23, 2007

 ESI Pilot held at O'Neill 

Nineteen students recently participated in the Holt County Entrepreneurship Investigation (ESI) Camp held in O’Neill at the Holt County Courthouse Annex, July 20, 2007

Butler County

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Observe a short synopsis of the June 2007 Butler County ESI Pilot by downloading the podcasts below and using the iTunes application for playback.
    ESI Camp - Day 1 (10.7 MB)
    ESI Camp - Day 2 (7.3 MB)
    ESI Camp - Day 3 (15.3 MB)
    ESI Camp - Day 4 (12 MB)

Bringing entrepreneurship skills to Latino youth, Grand Island Independent, December 14, 2009 

The Right Spirit: 4-H Promotes Entrepreneurship, Omaha World Herald, December 11, 2009 

Nebraska 4-H Receives National Entrepreneurship Education Award, December 3, 2009 

December ESI News (PDF), December 2009 

4-H Youth Entrepreneurship Program Receives National Awards, December 3, 2009 

Cathy Ashmore Leadership and Advocacy Award, November 8, 2009 

October ESI News (PDF), October 2009 

Entrepreneurship Education at the Forefront in Nebraska (PDF), October 2009 

September ESI News: ESI Comes to Thayer (PDF), September 2009 

Outstanding Educational Partnership Award, June 2009 

Creating Sustainable Communities in a Changing America (PDF), April 2009
A National Collection of Extension Programs Presented at NACDEP 2009

Youths dream big, create businesses from bratwurst to baseball (PDF), Winter 2009

EntrepreneurShip Investigation teaches students how to start businesses
     Read entire article in the UNL Connect newsletter - Download PDF » February 2009
Governor Heinemann signs Proclamation to designate February 21-28 as Nebraska Entrepreneurship Week, January 2009
Youth Zone, Oct. 11: Club turns kids into executives, October 2008

Entrepreneurship at a young age stimulates creativity and the economy, August 2008

Pawnee County 4-H Youth Open New Businesses, August 2008

Youth Entrepreneur Discovery Challenge Contest
    Contestants | 

Nebraska's National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW) Summit Webcasts, March 2008 

Fortenberry Delivers Over $700,000 for Economic Development, November 19, 2007 

Podcast: The Positive Impact of Entrepreneurship in the American Economy, 
Charles Schramm, President of the Kaufmann Foundation

Program about ESI
David City Chamber of Commerce Newsletter, August, 2007

Rural Development Dollars Support Rural Business Development
USDA Rural Development, June 27, 2007

EntrepreneurShip Investigation offers youths entrepreneurial skills
Grand Island Independent, May 28, 2007 

ESI: EntrepreneurShip Investigation Offers Youth Entrepreneurial Skills
IANR News Service, University of Nebraska, May 22, 2007