Welcome to Adams County 4-H!!
2020 Adams County 4-H Fair
Dates: July 15 through July 19
Fashion Show and Modeling: Wednesday, July 8
Clothing Construction, Food Revue Contest, FCS Judging Contest: Friday, July 10
Static Entry Day: Monday, July 13
Livestock Entry Day: Tuesday, July 14
4-H Livestock Auction: Monday, July 20
Hard copies are now available at the Extension Office
Lancaster County has prepared a great PDF on How to Prepare Photographs for Exhibit in 4-H at Fair
2020 Nebraska State Fair
Dates: August 28 thru Sept. 7th
2020 State Fair Livestock and In Person Entry is not open at present! Families please go to NE State Fair Entry Must be completed online by August 10th by the family. See the current NE State Fair Book for details.
2020 Adams County 4-H Enrollment Deadlines:
November 1, 2019 - Families can begin enrolling in 4-H Online for 2020
Early Bird Enrollment Deadline - February 14, 2020 for Adams County 4-H Families
Regular Enrollment Adams County Deadline changed to April 15, 2020
April 16-30, 2020 - Late Enrollment for Adams County 4-H Families
June 15, 2020 deadline for State 4-H enrollment (can't participate in County Events)
For further details or questions please contact the Extension Office or check out our Enrollment instructions and project information found in our Resources section below.
4-H Awards Available
This is a new application process and will be used for the selection of State and national awards including the selection of delegates to National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference. The Career Portfolio will no longer be used. Submission deadlines may vary.
Youth may compete for County Project Awards and other Local Awards. New in 2019 our 4-H members may win the various County Awards multiple times during their 4-H Career. Submission deadline for County awards, Golden Clover and Diamond Clover is September 16, 2019.
For a fuller explanation of the new changes and how to fill out the Achievement application you can watch our video "County Award Process".
The Golden Clover Application is now included in our Adams County Achievement Application for Awards.
Great award to show progress throughout 4-H Career!
Animal Science Series 2020
Nebraska Extension is inviting you to participate in Animal Science Series. This is a group for youth (ages 10 - 18 as of Jan 1, 2020) 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 22nd and 23rd. 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 contact the Extension Office.
Thank you, Beth Janning
The 2020 workshops range from - Information coming soon. Want to have fun while learning new things. Join us at a workshop that is interesting to you.
This show is for all 4-H members enrolled in the Dairy Goat Project. Will be held at the Clay County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 29th. Show time is 11:00 AM.
Adams County 4-Her's please turn in ID sheets and Entry form to our office by our animal ID deadline of June 3rd (due to June 1st being a Saturday). We will send them and your entry form to the Clay County Office. Our premiums for the Dairy Goat classes will be based on the results of this show.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADAMS COUNTY 4-H NEWS AND RESOURCES
FORMS AND RESOURCES
Quality Assurance (YQCA) Training (follow instructions on website)
Project Record Books
Bucket Calf Project 1 Yr Manual and Record Book Fillable Form
Bucket Calf Project 2 Yr Record Book Fillable Form
4-H Achievement Awards
4-H Council Happenings!