Nebraska Extension in Polk County


Animal Information 

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Polk County 4-H Page

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! 


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 Education Page

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.

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Nebraska Extension seeks farm, ranch succession plan survey participants
Sep 20 – Nebraska Extension is encouraging the state’s farmers and ranchers to complete a survey regarding their farm or ranch succession plans. Read more
Nebraska Extension to launch beef webinar series targeting feedyards
Sep 15 – Nebraska Extension is offering a new way to get information on timely beef topics in a series of hosted webinars. Read more