Nebraska Extension in Polk County
Polk County 4-HThe Polk County 4-H system has a diverse programming spectrum. From sewing to livestock, there is something for everybody in Polk County 4-H!!
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.
4-H to celebrate Nebraska's 150th with Clover ChaseNebraska 4-H youth in all 93 counties will have the opportunity to join in the Nebraska 150 Celebration by participating in an interactive scavenger hunt.
Nebraska Extension is Setting a Foundation for the Next GenerationThe Learning Child program provides necessary training for parents and other caring adults so they can provide the best learning for their children.
Can't find the information mailed to you? It's right here! On this page you will find our informative Newsletters, additional registrations forms and workshop informaiton, Project Guides, important Livestock Information, plus much more!
SAVE THE DATES!
2017 Polk County Fair July 26th - 30th
2017 4-H Fairbook
Information Pages - Schedule, contacts, trophies, etc
Department A -Citizenship & Heritage
Department B - Communications & Expressive Art (Communications, Presentations, Posters, Talent Contest, Club Projects, Theatre Arts, Scrapbooking, Culinary Challenge, Table Toppers, Photography)
Department C- Family and Consumer Sciences (Human Development, Clothing, Consumer Management, Modeling, Home Environment)
Department D - Conservation & Wildlife (Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat, Taxidermy, Forestry)
Department E - Nutrition, Food & Food Preservation ( Nutrition and Foods, Food Preservation, Safety, Lifetime Sports)
Department G - Plants and Animal Science ( Animal Science, Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goats, Horses, Llamas, Pets Poultry, Rabbits, Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening, Agronomy and Crops, Weed Science)
Department H - Science Engineering and Technology (Aerospace/Rocketry, Computers, Electricity, Geospatial, Small Engine, Woodworking, Welding, Robotics, Ropes, Entomology, Veterinary Science)
Department L - Clover Kids
Department O - Open Class
Food safety is a concern for everyone, from farm to fork, table to town. Find out more about upcoming ServSafe Food Safety Trainings and more on the Polk County Food Safety Education Page.
2016 Butler-Polk Crop Newsletter
2016 Fall- Winter Crop Production Update (PDF 15MB) by Michael D. Rethwisch, Extension Educator-Crops.
- 2017 Ag Meeting Calendar (PDF MB)