Welcome to Adams County 4-H!!
2017 Adams County 4-H Fair
Dates: July 19 through July 24
Lancaster County has prepared a great PDF on How to Prepare Photographs for Exhibit in 4-H at Fair
Additional information: The Poultry and Rabbit Clinic is open to Clover Kids enrolled in these projects also. The Rocketry Workshop - Watch the Adams County UNL Web site this summer for a virtual rocketry workshop. This workshop will be available 24/7 for everyone to view at their convenience. In this video the youth will be walked through step by step information regarding selecting a rocket, building and shooting the rocket. Advanced information (how to do the report and how to calculate the angle for shooting the rocket) will be shared in a workshop on June 29th, at 6:30 pm in the Grandstand at the Fairgrounds, please note this is right before the Rocket Contest.
Regional Identification Contests
Tuesday, June 13
Hall County Extension Meeting Rooms
College Park, Grand Island
10:00 am-noon information about the contest/practice
1:00-3:00 pm Contests available
The contests will be held on Tuesday, June 13th. The morning will be information/practice for the contest(s) 10-noon. The afternoon will be when the contests will be held 1:00-3:00 (approximate times for the contests could go later if youth need more time). Youth can choose to participate in one or all of these contest and are not required to be at the morning session (although it will be helpful in understanding the contests and will include some tips and tricks).
Try your hand at these identification contests:
- The Tree Identification Contest
- The Weed and Grass Identification Contest
- The Insect Identification Contest
- The Horticulture Judging Contest The number of samples identified will depend on the 4-Her’s age. The lists of plants can be found at: http://4h.unl.edu/fairbook/plant-science under the contest links.
For more information call the Hall County Extension Office at 308-385-5088
The Nebraska 4-H Foundation along with the Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have put together a new program for Nebraska 4-H Clubs. Any 4-H club can nominate themselves to be the "Club of the Month" by the second Friday of the month. Each month, a winner with be chosen and will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and a certificate which can be displayed. Also, the Club of the Month's story will be displayed on the 4-H Foundation's website, Facebook and Twitter and a news release will be sent out to their local newspaper. Nomination forms can be found here.
Please send the nomination forms to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADAMS COUNTY 4-H NEWS AND RESOURCES
For more information check the Nebraska 4-H Spotlight Newsletters
2017 FORMS AND RESOURCES
4-H Event Calendar Spring-Winter 2017 (coming soon)
4-H Council Happenings!
The Possible Awards Are:
Project Record Books
Bucket Calf Project 1 Yr Manual and Record Book Fillable Form
Bucket Calf Project 2 Yr Record Book Fillable Form
Compete for both County & State Awards
Great award to show progress throughout 4-H Career!
4-H Achievement Awards