Nebraska Extension in Clay County

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The Clay County Ag Society is excited to host the 1st Annual Ranch Rodeo during the Clay County Fair. 

Ranch Rodeo
Thursday, July 12, 2018

4 person Team/$200 entry fee

Rodeo Flyer and Entry Forms

The annual Clay County Fair will be held July 11-14th in Clay Center, NE. 

Full Schedule of Events

Do like BBQ?  Do you have a secret recipe?  Then this contest is for you!   The Leadership in Action 4-H Club is hosting the 1st Annual Clay County Fair BBQ Contest.   It will be held on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30pm during the Clay County Fair's Family Fun Night.  Entry forms are due June 15th to the Clay County Extension Office. 

Rules and Registration Forms


The Clay County Regional Dairy Goat Show will be June 16 at the Clay County Fairgrounds starting at 11:00am.  Entries are due by June 8th, 2018 

Dairy Goat Entry Form

Everyone who shows beef, sheep, swine, goats, poultry, or rabbits at the county fair will either need to take the online training for a face to face training.

Face to Face Trainings:
Thursday, April 26 - Assembly Room, Adams Co Office Building, Hastings; 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 22 - Webster County Fairgrounds, Bladen; 3:30pm
Sunday, June 10 - Assembly Room, Adams Co Office Building, Hastings; 1:00pm
Monday, June 11 - Fillmore Extension Office, Geneva

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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