Adams County 4H

Welcome to Adams County 4-H!! 

2018 Adams County New 4-H Enrollment Deadlines:

October 29, 2017 - Families can begin enrolling for 2018

February 14, 2018 last day for Adams County 4-H Families (extended for transitional year)

April 15, 2018 last day for Late Enrollment for Adams County 4-H Families

For further details or questions please contact the Extension Office

Animal Science Series 2018

Nebraska Extension is inviting you to participate in Animal Science Series. This is a group for youth (ages 10 - 18 as of Jan 1, 2018) that have an interest in livestock. Species covered are beef cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and poultry. Youth will explore topics of genetics, nutrition, meats, management, equipment, and others. The ending event will be the Premier Animal Science Events (PASE), held in Lincoln, NE on campus June 25th and 26th.  Youth will be able to participate in Quiz Bowl or Skill-a-thon, Meats Judging or Poultry Judging, and Livestock Judging.

This series is open to Adams and Webster County youth. We are currently recruiting for those that want to participate. Youth may join 4-H in either Adams or Webster county to participate. To begin receiving information – please complete this quick on-line survey by Wednesday, March 7th.   At the end, you will be asked to complete a doodle survey to select the best times to meet in March and April. That link is:

Thank you, Beth Janning

2018 Adams County 4-H Fair

Dates: July 18 through July 23

2017 Adams County 4-H Fairbook 

  Hard copies are now available in the Extension Office

2017 Post Fairbook Release Updates

Lancaster County has prepared a great PDF on How to Prepare Photographs for Exhibit in 4-H at Fair

Geocaching in Adams County 4-H

 Nebraska 4-H Online

Summer Workshops and Clinics for 2018

2018 Workshops information Coming Soon.

The Rocketry Workshop - Watch the Adams County UNL Web site this summer for a virtual rocketry workshop.  This workshop will be available 24/7 for everyone to view at their convenience.  In this video the youth will be walked through step by step information regarding selecting a rocket, building and shooting the rocket.  Advanced information (how to do the report and how to calculate the angle for shooting the rocket) will be shared in a workshop on June 28th, at 6:30 pm in the Grandstand at the Fairgrounds, please note this is right before the Rocket Contest.

 4-H Club of the Month

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation along with the Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have put together a new program for Nebraska 4-H Clubs. Any 4-H club can nominate themselves to be the "Club of the Month" by the second Friday of the month. Each month, a winner with be chosen and will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and a certificate which can be displayed. Also, the Club of the Month's story will be displayed on the 4-H Foundation's website, Facebook and Twitter and a news release will be sent out to their local newspaper. Nomination forms can be found here
Please send the nomination forms to:


Adams County 4-H Newsletters 

Nebraska 4-H Spotlight Newsletters


4-H Event Calendar Spring-Winter 2018 (coming soon)

Adams and Clay County Day Camp

Prefair Entries Instruction and Samples 2017

Static and Contests Entry Fillable Form

Animals/Livestock Entry Fillable Form

Quality Assurance Training

 4-H Club Resources

 4-H Club News Reporter Fillable Form

 4-H Year Book - Planning Sheet for 4-H Members

Shopping In Style Fillable Form with Narration

Ice Cream In A Bag and Ice Cream In A Can Recipes

Animal ID Affidavits

2018 Adams County 4-H Family Handbook

2018 4-H Available Project Listing in Adams County

2018 Adams County Pick-A-Project and Contests

Nebraska 4-H Program/Project Resources

ReEnrollment 4H Online Instructions for Youth & Volunteers

New Family (Initial) 4H Online Enrollment Instructions with visuals

New Volunteer Enrollment Instructions
Nebraska Volunteer Profile Form

State Fair Livestock Testing Requirements

County Fair Entry Tips for Vegetables and Flowers

NE Selecting and Preparing Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruit 4H226

NE Preparing Cut Flowers 4H227

Dog Obedience Class Rules & Schedule

Bucket Calf Project References Part A

Bucket Calf Project References Part B

Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits Reference Manual (provided by Florida Extension)

Interview Judging Contest Resource


4-H Council Happenings!

2016 Council Agendas and Minutes
2015 Council Agendas and Minutes

The Possible Awards Are: 

Project Record Books

Light Horse Project Record Book

4-H Project Record Book

Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports Project Record Book

4-H Animal Project Record Book

Companion Animal Project Record Book

Bucket Calf Project 1 Yr Manual and Record Book Fillable Form

Bucket Calf Project 2 Yr Record Book Fillable Form

Clover Kids Record Book

Career Portfolio

Compete for both County & State Awards

District Award Information and Application

County Award Entry Form

Diamond Clover

Great award to show progress throughout 4-H Career!
Application Information


Golden Clover

Golden Clover Application Criteria

Golden Clover Application

 4-H Achievement Awards

2016 4-H Achievement Award Winners

2012 4-H Achievement Award Winners
2011 4-H Achievement Award Winners


Fair Results

2014 Adams County Fair Results
2013 Adams County Fair Results
 2012 Adams County Fair Results
2011 Adams County Fair Results