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
All livestock ID forms can be found on the state 4-H website. All ID forms are due by June 15, 2022 to the Clay County Extension Office.
2022 Open Horse Shows
2022 District Dates and Sites:
June 6 - Chadron, NE
June 7 - Guide Rock, NE
June 8 - Albion, NE
June 9 - Raymond, NE
June 10 - Kearney, NE
All entries for the State and District Horse Show must be completed by May 6th, 2022.
2021 Fonner Park State Horse Show: July 9-13, 2022
As of January 1, 2017, the new FDA regulation for the Veterinary Feed Directive goes into effect. This regulation will effect all food producing animals no matter how large or small the operation and that includes youth livestock participants. There are a number of show feeds that contain feed grade antibiotics such as CTC or Tylosin. These type of products will require youth to work with their Veterinarian to obtain a signed VFD order before purchasing and feeding these feeds. So young producers should look at the feed labels of products they intend to feed prior to
Latest Updates from Statewide 4-H
- Four teens appointed to 4-H Leadership Ambassador program
- Fed Steer Challenge cultivates next generation of cattle industry leaders
- 4-H'ers strut their stuff on the State Fair runway
- Nebraska youth test their agronomy knowledge at Crop Scouting Competition
- Fifty-two youth receive Member of Excellence distinctions
- Twenty-two youth set to compete at 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships
- Fifteen youth selected as delegates for National 4-H Congress
- 4-H volunteers receive state-level awards