Lincoln/Logan/McPherson 4-H


4-Hers in Lincoln, Logan, McPherson Counties MUST submit a  Pre-Fair Entry form by July 1, 2017 in order to participate in the 2017 4-H division of your County Fair.  This can be done by paper form which are avialable at the Extension Office, Logan County Courthouse, or McPherson County Courthouse.  OR you may use the following website to submit them electonically. 

                 Lincoln County Pre-Fair Entries

                        Logan County Pre-Fair Entries

McPherson County Pre-Fair Entries

PRE-FAIR ENTRIES due no later than July 3, 2017. 


LINCOLN COUNTY 4-H CLUBS and 4-H FAMILIES are asked to volunteer in the Lincoln County 4-H Food Stand throughout the Lincoln County Fair.  (This is a great learning experience for our 4-H members.  To volunteer go to the following website and select a day during county fair and the time shift you prefer.  DON'T WAIT SHIFTS WILL BE SOON!!


August 9, 2017 - 900 a.m.

FREE root beer floats will be served to all

4-H families to HELP!!

McPherson County – Decorated Cookie Jar            

                  2017 THEME = "Eclipse"                             

All 4-H'ers who enter a cookie jar on entry day will have their jar placed on a silent auction throughout the McPherson County Fair.  Each 4-H will receive 1/2 of what their jar brings during the silent auction.


In 2017 all Camper Hook-ups MUST be Pre-Paid by July 6th at the fairgrounds.  The Lincoln County Ag Society is requesting all campers be parked on July 20 or July 21 between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. 
You will not be able to come earlier and park your camper.

The fee is $20.00 a night and MUST be paid in person by July 6, 2017 at the fairgrounds office.  You will not be charged until you plug into the electricity.   Your camper and vehicle passes MUST be visibly displayed throughout the entire county fair.  If electricity is not needed, you will be able to park campers along the creek.

 VOLUNTEER - Lincoln County Fair

Get excited Lincoln County 4-H Families the County Fair is just around the corner.  We are recruiting Volunteer adults and older 4-H members who would to help make 2017 Lincoln County Fair a success.  Use the following website to learn how to volunteer in area of your interest.  Call the Extension Office if you have questions, 308-532-2683.



2016 Nebraska IMPACT REPORT


2017 FACE TO FACEQuality Assurance Trainings

May 31, 2017 - WCREC

  • June 5, 2017 - WCREC


We are excited to announce that Nebraska is part of a national team introducing a new QA Curriculum called Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA).  The YQCA course is available online 24X7.

Sheep, Goats, & Beef Showmanship Workshop May 13

West Central Nebraska Spring Livestock Judging Clinic June 3


 4-H SPIN CLUBS - 2018 Information Available in January   

Home Environment - Elements and Principles of Design

VIDEO - Part 1

VIDEO - Part 2

Home Environment Information Sheet - This sheet must be attached to each home environment exhibit when you bring it to county fair.

4-H School Enrichment Youth Events Registrationclover

Teachers may use this registration form for events sponsored by the University of Nebraska - Extension

in Lincoln - Logan - McPherson Counties ONLY

School Enrichment Projects 2016/2017

Goal of 4-H School Enrichment is:

  •  to provide educational programming to enrich and supplement the formal school curriculum.
  • Students will be able to relate their academic preparation to real world experiences through this linkage to Extension and community educators.
  • Extension provides 4-H curriculum and unique teaching methodologies within the context of the school setting.

Outdoor & Farm Safety - Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2nd grade
Water Riches - Tuesday, April 27, 2017

Middle School Earth Day - TBA Spring 2017


2017 Lincoln County Fair Schedule  - pdf

2017 McPherson County Fair Schedule - pdf

2017 Logan County 4-H Fair Event Schedule  - pdf

July 31, 2017 - Horse, Stapleton

August 1 - 4-H Entry Day, Logan Co Fairgrounds

August 2 - Clothing Day, Table Toppers, Small Animal Show, Public Fashion Show

August 4, 2017 - Livestock Show and Auction

State Fair Dates - August 25 - Sept. 4, 2017

State Fair livestock entries are due by August 10th.  4-H families will enter their livestock ofr State Fair via ShoWorks using the website will close at midnight on August 10th.


Pre Fair Entry Forms

Cat - Small Animal
Clothing Construction and Quilting
Clover Kid
Dairy Cattle
Fashion Show Narration
Forestry Agronomy Wild Range
Home Environment
Photography Data Tags
Science, Engineering & Technology, Entomology, Vet Science 
Shooting Sports
Super Horse
2017 Lincoln/Logan/McPherson Fairbook 
2017 District & State 4-H Horse Shows

Wayne - June 14, 2017
Hemingford - June 19, 2017
Lincoln - June 20, 2017
*****************Horse Shows/Clinics/Judging Workshops*****************

4H State Horse Show - July 16 - 120, 2017, Fonner Park, Grand Island

YouTube Video:
  • 4-H youth ages 8 - 18, who are enrolled in a livestock project (beef, dairy cattle, dairy goat, meat goat, poultry, rabbit, sheep, and swine) ae required to complete three modules in the Livestock Quality Assurance Online Course by June 15th.
Nebraska Extension 4-H Newsletter
Spotlight on 4-H - February
Spotlight on 4-H - March
 Spotlight on 4-H - April
Spotlight on 4-H - May
Spotlight on 4-H - June
Spotlight on 4-H - July

Lincoln-Logan-McPherson 4-H Enrollment

There will be no paper forms to submit for enrollment!
Enrollment Deadline is April 15, 2017

  • Returning 4-H Members DO NOT need to set up a profile.  Your already have an account.  Your login is your email address.  If you have forgotten or do not know your passwork, please select "I forgot my password".  A temporary password will be sent via email.
  • You are required to re-enroll for the 2016-2017 4-H year.  Profile infromation may have changed so it is important that everyone (youth and volunteers) update their profile before submitting.  Please be sure to double check your address, phone number, and email address and update if needed.

Animal Affidavits - 2017


 4-H Newsletters

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

December 2016



Logan County Fair
July 31 - Horse Show
August 1 - Entry Day
August 2 -
Clothing Day
Table Toppers Contest
Small Animal Show
Public Fashion Show/ Food Auction
Aug. 4, 2017
Large Animal Show
Livestock Auction
McPherson County Fair
 August 10 - 12, 2017

Nebraska State Fair
August 25 - Sept. 4, 2017

Lincoln-Logan-McPherson Important 4-H Deadlines

4-H Summer Camps

Lincoln Co 4-H Scholarships

Scholarship Application

FCS Scholarhip App  
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