The 2017 AKSARBEN Entry process will be an online entry process. The entry process opens Monday July 24. Entries will be accepted through August 31 at the published entry fee rates. Entries from midnight August 31 until midnight September 7 will be at 2 times the normal entry fee. Entries received September 8 through September 14 will be at 3 times the normal entry fee. NO entries will be accepted after September 14.
Nebraska Extension in Custer County
2017 Custer County 4-H Public Speaking ContestMedal Winners at the 2017 Custer County 4-H Public Speaking Contest
2017 Trends in Nebraska Farmland Markets
Citizenship Washington FocusThirty-six Custer County 4-H members will learn about government processes in the vibrant, living classroom of the nation’s capital as part of Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), an intensive 4-H civic engagement program for high-school youth held at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, MD.
Take the Guess Work Out of Cow/Calf ManagementAn updated online course is designed to benefit cattlemen currently in the beef business or those just getting started.
Nebraska Extension is Aiming for Healthier YouthNebraska Extension is combating childhood obesity across the state by implementing programs to improve healthy eating and physical activity patterns in youth.
The Nebraska State Fair will be held August 25th through September 4th in Grand Island. Youth that plan to participate at the State Fair in any in-person events will be required to make their own entries. Instructions, how to make entries video, and the entry website can be found here. Visit the Nebraska 4-H State Fair Fairbook for information about 4-H static and animal exhibits, as well as in-person contests and competitions happening during the State Fair. The Fairbook contains rules, classes, eligibility, and judging information for all 4-H events happening at this year's Nebraska State Fair.
July 28th - August 3rd Fair Schedule of Events
2017 Custer County Ag Society Members
Kent Nelson- President Travis Schauda- Vice President
Scott Reynolds- Secretary Steve Horn- Treasurer
All New volunteer leaders must complete the screening form. Volunteer Screening Form needs to be completed and returned to Lincoln. Please mail completed forms to Nebraska State 4-H Office, PO Box 830700, Lincoln NE 68583-0700. New leaders also need to complete the online registration using 4-H Online enrollment to become leaders for the new year.
The rental rates for crop and pasture ground are compiled in January of each year. In February the rates are shared with land owners and producers. If you would like to be on our mailing list to receive this information as soon as it is available, please contact the Nebraska Extension in Custer County office at 308-872-6831. For your convenience the current and previous years rates can be viewed anytime here .
CropWatch is a weekly update of information about all things Crop in Nebraska including row crop, weed management, fertilizer management, weather, crop reports, crop resources, farm management, and much more. You can view the most up to date information available here or subscribe with your email to receive this timely information right in your inbox.