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4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

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Cedar County 4-H

After you have completed updating your project area enrollment on 4HOnline, then it is time to specify what exhibits you plan to bring to the Cedar County Fair from within those project areas you signed up for. All events and exhibits you wish to take part in or bring to the fair must be listed on pre-entry forms. Fair static entry tags and livestock show orders will be made-up according to the information you provide on these forms. Clover Kid and Livestock pre-entry/ID forms are due to our office by June 15th. Pre-Entry forms for the Fashion Show and Pre-Fair Day exhibits are due June 21st. All other Static exhibits pre-entry forms are due by June 28. All pre-entry forms can be found on the "Cedar County Fair & Pre-Fair Resources" webpage.
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 21 at 9:00 am and 1:30 pm, and Tuesday, June 11 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
Cedar County Beef weigh-in will be held in Laurel at the Laurel Veterinary Clinic on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 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 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.

Nebraska State Fair Results for Cedar County 4-H Members

If you would like to search the state fair results by name, event or another county click here.

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.

High School seniors graduating in 2023 are eligible to apply for scholarships.  See what opportunities you are eligible for you under the "Awards & Scholarship Opportunities" tab.