4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

Active in all 93 counties and at 4h.unl.edu

Cedar County 4-H

All 4-H/FFA members enrolled in beef, bucket calf, feeder calf, cow/calf, dairy, goats, sheep, swine, rabbit, and/or poultry, must complete a Quality Assurance Training. We will hold a YQCA instructor led training on Tuesday, May 24 at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, and June 7 at 9:00 am, at the Hartington City Auditorium Basement. There is a $3.00 fee for the 4-H instructor led training session. You will need to register online
The Cedar County enrollment is now open for the 2022 4-H year. Join Cedar County 4-H now and take advantage of the fun activities being planned early in addition to the activities planned for this summer!
Have you ever wondered about meat marinades, meat contamination, or careers in the meat industry? 4-H members, leaders, and parents can visit https://4h.unl.edu/livestock-info-series to learn about these topics and more through the Livestock Informational Series.
Cedar County Beef weigh-in will be held in Laurel at the Laurel Veterinary Clinic on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 4-H or FFA members planning to participate in the Market Beef Rate of Gain Contest at the Cedar County Fair, Nebraska State Fair, or Ak-Sar-Ben, are required to weigh-in, tag and identify their beef. Please contact Extension Office if you plan to participate to set-up a weigh time.
Is your child interested in learning how to shoot a bow & arrow? Join the Cedar County Sharp Shooters to learn or develop their skills through the 4-H Shooting Sports project. To learn more about how to become involved in the Cedar County Sharp Shooters, mark your calendars for an informational archery shooting sports meeting on Sunday, October 10, at 7:00 pm at the Hartington City Auditorium Basement. The archery program is open to youth ages 8-18 as of Janaury 1st.
4-H members who received special awards (awards, gifts, and rosettes) should be sure to send thank-you notes to their donors. Without their support, we would not be able to offer these special awards.