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Thank you for your interest in joining 4-H in Adams County. 

4-H is open to ALL YOUTH, of ALL ABILITIES ages 5 to 18.  Youth can join 4-H at any time of the year.  We strongly recommend youth enroll by April 15th to have the best participation in the Adams County 4-H Program. Some projects require an earlier enrollment, such as shooting sports.

The enrollment process is done online and needs to be done every year for both, Youth and Volunteers.  Please see the links below to help guide your way.  If you have any questions, please call the Adams County Extension Office at 402-461-7209.

According to the Governor’s Task Force, increased mental health support remains one of the top critical needs for our state long-term flood and pandemic recovery.

The purpose of the website is to encourage families to engage with their children and use responsive feeding practices during mealtimes—especially now, while many families are spending more time together.
Numerous factors may cause stress for farmers. Many farmers face financial problems, marketing uncertainties, farm transfer issues, production challenges, and more.
Learn from your living room with Nebraska 4-H! Living Room Learning is targeted toward youth in grades 3-5 (along with their parents/caretakers!) and will provide a hands-on virtually guided activity where youth will learn more about healthy living, science, technology, and more!
Hands-On Safety Day: Tractor and Equipment Safety for Young and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Young and beginning farmers, ages 13 and older are invited for a day of hands-on equipment demonstrations and tractor driving (14 years of age and over to drive). Annual Tractor and Equipment Safety Certification Training Course for students 14 years of age and older Successful completion of a one-day in-person training (driving exam) paired with an online learning module will result in certification for 14 and 15 year old youth to be employed on farms and ranches.

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