Nebraska Extension in Clay County

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The University of Nebraks Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center at USMARC and the University of Wyoming Extension are teaming up with the Nebraska Sheep and Gaoat Producers Association to conduct and educational production meeting on September 7 and 8 covering multiple facets of sheep production-budgets, nutrition, grazing, animal health, genetics and a general look a the industry.   

The meeting will start at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 7 at USMARC, Clay Center, NE and will conclude at noon Saturday, September 8, just prior to the USMARC Surplus Sheep Sale of Breeding animals at the Sutton Livestock Auction, Sutton, NE.  

Clay County 4-H Career Portfolios are due to the Extension Office by October 1, 2018.  Check our state resources here. 

Clover Kid Record Books

Livestock Record Book

County Award Guildlines

Awards Application Sheet

Diamond Clover Applications due October 1, 2018.

A Nebraska Shooting Sports Leader Cetification Worksho is scheduled for October 20-21 at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Hastings.  The early brid registration deadlind is October 10th.  Volunteers have the opportunity to become certified as an adult or apprentice (14-20 years old.) leader.  Four project areas will be offered at the workshop-rifle, archery,  shotgun, and new disscipline.  The registraion fee is $110 per person for initial certification and those individuals adding an additional discipline. The registraion fee after october 10 is $160.  Call the Extension offie for more information.  

4-H Shooting Sports Leader Certification Add-on Workshop Offered in Hastings

4-H Online Enrollment is now open for 2018 4-H year.  This will be very much like enrollment last year.  After opening into the program select that you have a profile.

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