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.  We only need one form per year.

Payment should be made 5 days before the workshop.  This will secure your child's spot in the workshop.

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

2017 Hamilton County Fair July 28-30th

Pre-Fair Entry Forms are due in the Extension Office July 6-10th.  They can be emailed to us at .  These forms detail the specific entries you will be bringing to the fair.

Livestock Pre-Fair Entry Form (PDF)   (Word Doc)

LAST Quality Assurance Class

The LAST Hamilton County 2017 Face to Face Quality Assurance Classes will be held at the 4-H Building at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds on:
June 7th at 6:30pm
The 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


Click on the links below to see the Hamilton County Headlines Weekly Updates!

June 18-24

June 11-17

June 4- 10

May 21-27

PreFair Newsletter- June 2017

Nebraska Extension in Hamilton County

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Plant scientists aim to turn sorghum into jet fuel
Jul 7 – As members of a new federally funded bioenergy research center, two Nebraska plant scientists plan to spend the next five years working to expand the oil-producing capability of the sorghum plant. Read more
State forester Scott Josiah to retire
Jul 7 – Scott Josiah, state forester and director of the Nebraska Forest Service (NFS), will retire on July 28 after 18 years of service to the University of Nebraska. Read more