Nebraska Extension in Buffalo County

Local Interest

Thank you for your interest in joining 4-H in Buffalo County. 

4-H is open to ALL YOUTH, of ALL ABILITIES ages 5 to 18.  Youth can join 4-H at any time of the year.  However, in order to enter exhibits at the Buffalo County Fair, the deadline is May 1st of each year.  Between May and June 1, there is a $10 late fee.

4-H Career Portfolio

The 4-H program offers a lot of different awards to give youth and adults the incentive to keep "Making the Best, Better." During the month of October, 4-H'ers may use their career portfolios to apply for awards. The 4-H application is an organized presentation of what has been learned and accomplished in 4-H. Filling out a career portfolio does take some work but when accurately and carefully assembled, it is a useful tool for determining progress and personal growth throughout the 4-H'ers career. and will serve as a resource when applying for college scholarships and creating your resume.

Police Officer Care Package

October 2nd – October 6th

Sunday, November 5th, 5 p.m.

Buffalo County Extension Building

Join in on the fun of wrapping up the 4-H year and celebrating the achievements of 4-H members and Leaders at the annual Buffalo County 4-H Recognition Banquet on Sunday, November 5th, starting at 5 p.m., at the Buffalo County Extension Building.

 October 23, 2017

6-8 p.m.

Animal Science Complex UNL-East Campus


Did you know you could attend the University of Nebraska and get a degree focused on companion animals, horses or livestock? Or maybe you just want to take a few classes to learn more about these? You need to come to the University of Nebraska Animal Science Open House on October 23, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. to learn more. 


BB Gun, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol

Orientation meeting will be October 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Buffalo County Extension building  Shooting will start November 6th and will run through February, on Monday and Tuesday nights.


Nebraska 4-H Shooting Sports Leaders’ Certification Workshop

Saturday – Sunday, October 14th – 15th

Chase County Fairgrounds, Imperial, NE

Online Registration Due Wednesday, October 4th

Nebraska Extension in Buffalo County

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