4-H Plant & Insect Identification Contests

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

1:30 p.m.  - Tree Identification

2:20 p.m. – BREAK with Refreshments

2:45 p.m. - Grass and Weed Identification

3:30 p.m. - Entomology (Insect) Identification

 

PLEASE BRING A CLIP BOARD TO USE DURING THE CONTEST

 

Identify plant samples for each contest. For horticulture, there is also a quiz and 4 judging classes (vegetables, fruits, flowers, nursery stock). There are study materials available. For this information or for questions, contact your local Extension office or Kelly Feehan at kfeehan2@unl.edu or 402-563-4901.

4-H Plant & Insect Identification Contests Registration Form