Nebraska Extension in Stanton County

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4-H Exhibit Workshop – June 7 & 8

Wednesday, June 7 – Art: personalized cup

Tie-Dye t-shirt

Cake Decorating

Butterfly Program

Thursday, June 8 – Robotics

Bird Feeder

Art: large paper flowers

Tic Tac Toe Garden Game

4-H Exhibit Workshop Registration Form. Registration deadline – May 26.

 

2017 Nebraska 4-H Online Horticulture Judging Contest

 

Contest is available from June 9th at 8:00 a.m. until June 19th at 8:00 a.m. 

Contest is composed of three parts:

v General knowledge questions

v Plant part and seed identification

v Judging

 

Open to all 4-H youth as well as adults.

No password is needed, the link listed below will take you directly to the contest.

http://go.unl.edu/2017onlinehortcontest

 

Market Beef ID’ed by Photo ID

      Expectations:

            1. Pick up tags and ID sheets at the Extension office. Hours 7 am—5 pm Mon—Thurs

            2. A photo ID must be taken of the calf with the tag visible in the ear and with the 4-H’er.        (can be emailed)

            3. Photos & ID Sheets are due in the office BY MARCH  30th. NO EXCEPTIONS

If you like plants and/or insects, here’s your opportunity to build skills and have fun too!

Attend to participate in one, two, three or all four contests!

Your interest - your choice! Bring a friend too!

 (4-H’ers may earn a trip to a state and/or national contest!)

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Agricultural Park Exhibit Hall, Fairgrounds - 822 15th Street, Columbus NE

(Entrance is at intersection of 10th Avenue and 15th Street)

12:30 p.m. - Horticulture Judging & Identification

If you will be 14 and not older than 18 on or before December 31, 2017, you are eligible to participate in the trip.  This trip is a multi-county trip of 4-Hers in the Northeast Extension District. The tentative dates of the trip are Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 16, 2018.

A Letter & Registration/Information Sheet needs to be completed and returned to the Nebraska Extension Office in Wayne County  on or before June 1, 2017 with a check for $350 made payable to University of Nebraska – Lincoln if you are interested in participating.

 We are estimating the total cost the best we can based on airfare and bus rates.

Federal law prohibits youth under 16 years of age from working on a farm for anyone other than parents or legal guardians. Certification received through this course grants an exemption to the law allowing 14- and 15-year-olds to drive a tractor and to do field work with specific mechanized equipment.

The most common cause of agricultural-related death in Nebraska is overturned tractors and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). Extensive training on Tractor and ATV safety occurs during in-class lessons with hands-on activities. Instilling an attitude of ‘safety first’ and respect for agricultural equipment are primary goals of the course.



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