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Nominate your club for Nebraska 4-H Club of the Month! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to start a program which recognizes 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Nominations are due the second Friday of the month before the club will be the Club of the Month. The club who is chosen to be Club of the Month will receive a $50 cash card from the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and their story will be showcased on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, and website along with the State 4-H website and Facebook and in their local newspaper.

All State Fair and/or AkSarBen livestock families are required to obtain a premise ID in order to enter and show at the 2017 Nebraska State Fair or AkSarBen (beef exhibitors April 1 deadline and feeder calves, goats, sheep and swine June 1 deadline). Families showing livestock only at county fair do not need a premise ID. 

To Obtain a Premise ID visit the Nebraska Department of Agriculture website and apply.

If you have questions please call your local Central IV office or the NDA.

The Farm Service Agency makes loans to youth to establish and operate agricultural income-producing projects in connection with 4-H clubs, FFA and other agricultural groups. Projects must be planned and operated with the help of the organization advisor, produce sufficient income to repay the loan and provide the youth with practical business and educational experience. The maximum loan amount is $5,000 and minimum age requirement is 10. Contact your local FSA office if you are interested in learning more about this opportunity.

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Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future
Aug 8 – Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come. Read more
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Aug 6 – Those interested in cattle and natural resource management are encouraged to attend the 19th annual open house at the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT. Read more