Clay County 4-H

 

4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership
with caring adults. 4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

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Clay County 4-H

Current 1st through 6th graders are invited to attend Progressive Agriculture Safety Day on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Fillmore County Fairgrounds.  Youth will participate in a variety of events designed to help them be aware of safety in potentially hazardous situations such as swimming, agricultural settings, electrical safety and others.  NE Extension hosts this event in Fillmore County, along with Shickley and Fillmore Central FFA chapters, 4-H, W.I.F.E. and Fillmore County Emergency Management.

 

Animal Science Day

This spring, Nebraska 4-H is asking alumni to raise their hands! We believe that every child deserves the chance to succeed. If you’re a 4-H alumni or know someone who is, we’re asking for your help in spreading the word. Together we can help 4-H provide the hands-on learning that empowers kids across America with the skills to handle what life throws at them.

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January 2017

As of January 1, 2017, the new FDA regulation for the Veterinary Feed Directive goes into effect.  This regulation will effect all food producing animals no matter how large or small the operation and that includes youth livestock participants.  There are a number of show feeds that contain feed grade antibiotics such as CTC or Tylosin.  These type of products will require youth to work with their Veterinarian to obtain a signed VFD order before purchasing and feeding these feeds.  So young producers should look at the feed labels of products they intend to feed prior to

2017 Districts Dates and Sites
June 12th - Lexington
June 13 - Taylor
June 14th - Wayne
June 19th - Hemingford
June 20th - Lincoln

2017 Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Show July 16-20, 2017.