Nemaha County 4-H Fair Book

2016-2017 4-H Fair Book (New 2017 Information)

Welcome 4-H members, parents, leaders and friends to participation at the Nemaha County Fair.  4-H will be presented through exhibits and/or participation by members in many programs. To youth, fairs mean exchanging friendships and new adventures, families working together, and recognition and evaluation feedback of individual and team efforts. All 4-H exhibits at the Nemaha County Fair are products of members' participation in 4-H programming. We invite you to visit the 4-H exhibits and participate in programs. For more information about 4-H and University of Nebraska –“ Lincoln Extension contact the Nemaha County Extension Office at 402-274-4755.

OBJECTIVES - 4-H SECTION OF COUNTY FAIR
1. To provide new experiences for youth, leaders and staff who participate.
2. To provide leadership opportunities for 4-H youth and adults.
3. To provide recognition for achievement.
4. To inspire the adoption of approved practices and new ideas.
5. To provide learning awareness opportunities for the public who visit the 4-H exhibits.
6. To add to the public understanding about the scope of 4-H.
7. To help build a better Nemaha County Fair.

Please read and acquaint yourself with the General Rules (PDF, 5 pgs, 47 KB) before proceeding to the project area sections.

 Activities & Contests

Animal Science Judging Contests 
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 24 KB) 

  • Livestock Judging
  • Dairy Judging
  • Horse Judging, etc.

ATV & Tractor Contests (PDF, 1 pg, 13 KB)

Communication & Expressive Arts Contests
   (PDF, 4 pgs, 54 KB)

  • Public Speaking
  • Presentations
  • Music
  • Theater Arts

Consumer & Family Science Contests  
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 30 KB)

  • Fashion Show
  • Life Challenge

Food Revue (PDF, 1 pg, 15 KB)

Environmental Ed & Earth Science Contests
   (PDF, 3 pgs, 30 KB)

  • Wildlife Judging
  • Shooting Sports (New 2017 Contest Information Coming Soon)

 Plant Science Contests  (PDF, 2 pgs, 29 KB)

  • Horticulture Judging
  • Grass ID, Weed ID, & Tree ID

Animal Science

General Livestock Rules (PDF, 2 pgs, 30 KB)

Animal Requirements (PDF, 2 pgs, 25 KB)

Code of Show Ring Ethics (PDF, 2 pgs, 20 KB)

Showmanship & Herdsmanship Rules
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 24 KB)

Premium Sale (PDF, 1 pg, 13 KB)

Beef (PDF, 5 pgs, 66 KB)

Cat (PDF, 2 pgs, 20 KB)

Companion Animals (PDF, 1 pg, 15 KB)

Dairy Cattle (PDF, 1 pg, 15 KB)

Dog (PDF, 3 pgs, 31 KB)

Goats (PDF, 3 pgs, 30 KB)

Horse (PDF, 4 pgs, 36 KB)

Poultry (PDF, 3 pgs, 28 KB)

Rabbit (PDF, 2 pgs, 26 KB)

Sheep (PDF, 2 pgs, 25 KB)

Swine (PDF, 1 pgs, 19 KB)

Educational Display for Animal Entries (PDF, 1 pg, 14 KB)

Clover Kids

Clover Kids (PDF, 2 pgs, 83 KB)



Cat Show
Cat Show
PreFair Judging
Pre-Fair Judging
BB Gun Contest
BB Gun Contest
Sheep Show
Sheep Show

 Static Exhibits

Clothing & Textiles New 2017 Information (PDF, 5 pgs 121 KB)

  • Beyond the Needle (Decorate Your Duds)
  • STEAM Clothing 1,  2, & 3
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting

Communications & Expressive Arts - New 2017 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 114 KB)

  • Floats
  • Booths
  • Posters
  • Communications
  • Theater Arts 2 & 3

Consumer Management New 2017 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 106 KB)

  • Attention Shoppers
  • Shopping in Style
  • Making Cents of It
  • My Financial Future

Entrepreneurship (PDF, 2 pgs, 22 KB)

Environmental Education & Earth Science
   (PDF, 8 pgs, 86 KB)

  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Conservation & Wildlife
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Harvesting Equipment
  • Taxidermy
  • Shooting Sports

Food, Nutrition & Food Preservation
   (PDF, 7 pgs, 61 KB)

  • General Foods
  • Six Easy Bites
  • Tasty Tidbits
  • Fast Foods
  • You're the Chef
  • Foodworks, Food Preservation
  • Cake Decorating

Healthy Lifestyles (PDF, 2 pgs, 26 KB)

  • Bicycle Adventures
  • Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • ATV

Heritage (PDF, 2 pgs, 22 KB)

Home Environment - New 2017 Information (PDF, 5 pgs, 128 KB)
     Home Environment Supporting
     Information Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 157 KB)

  • Design My Place
  • Preserving Heirlooms
  • Design Decisions 
  • Sketchbook Crossroads
  • Portfolio Pathways

Human Development New 2017 Information (PDF, 2 pgs, 84 KB)

Leadership & Citizenship
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 26 KB)

  • Citizenship
  • Seeing i2i
  • Officer's Reports
  • Leadership

Photography - New 2017 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 117 KB) 
     Unit I & II Data Tag & Unit II Showcase Data Tag (Fillable PDF, 1 pg, 143 KB)
      Unit III Data Tag (Fillable PDF, 1 pg, 145 KB)

Plant Science (PDF, 11 pgs, 91 KB)

  • Field Crops
  • Weed Science
  • Range Management
  • Floriculture
  • Vegetables, Herbs, Fruit
  • Special Garden Project
  • Landscape: Grow a Beautiful Space

Quilt Quest (PDF, 2 pgs, 30 KB)

Science & Technology New 2017 Information (PDF, 10 pgs, 177 KB)

  • Aerospace
  • Computers
  • Electricity
  • Robotics
  • Geospacial
  • 4-Wheelin'
  • LEGO Building
  • Small Engines
  • Power of Wind
  • Woodworking
  • Welding

Self-Determined (PDF, 1 pg, 12 KB)

Veterinary Science (PDF, 1 pg, 23 KB)

Outdoor Skills (PDF, 1 pg, 11 KB)

School Enrichment & Special Activities  
   (PDF, 1 pg, 14 KB)