Nebraska Extension in Hamilton County

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Looking for a quick and easy way to sign up for workshops and classes?

Click on the workshop below that you are interested in and sign up!  

A seperate registration form must also be filled out for each attendee.  It can be emailed to us or brought to the workshop with payment.  We will also have the form available at the workshop.  We only need one form per year.

Please contact Deb Fahrnbruch with questions- 402-694-6174  or

2017 Hamilton County Fair July 28-30th

This page is under construction!  We will be adding and updating information as it becomes available.  Please contact us if you need something not posted.  The fair book should be available online after April 14th.  Thank you!

2017 Special Garden Project

Click on the links for information on the Special Garden Project- Sunburst Summer Squash

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Squash Letter

Squash Newsletter

2017 4-H Senior Scholarship Application

Applicant must be a Hamilton County 4-H member and a high school senior to apply.  An application needs to be filled out, Carrer Portfolio and essay submitted by high school seniors by April 1.

Quality Assurance Classes

2017 Face to Face Quality Assurance Classes will be at the 4-H Building at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on:
March 19th at 4pm
April 9th at 4pm
April 30th at 2pm
May 20th at 2pm
June 10th at 2pm
Each class will take 60-90 minutes.
All youth interested in showing Livestock MUST be certified in QA every year unless they have tested out for their age division.
Junior youth (ages 8-10) will need to be accompanied by an adult.
Please call the office to register for classes as we need to know how many will be at each class. 402-694-6174


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Green, Paulsen named National 4-H Luminaries
Mar 3 – University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Teresa Paulsen were named 4-H Luminaries by the National 4-H Council March 21 in Washington, D.C. Read more
Junior faculty earn awards for excellence in research
Mar 3 – The Agricultural Research Division (ARD) of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln presented awards to three assistant professors on March 22, in recognition of excellence in research. Read more