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

Clay County 4-H

Keep up todate with all local and state 4-H news with our monthly newsletters.

January 2021                                           January 2022

March 2021

May 2021

Upcomming Livestock Open Shows

All livestock ID forms can be found on the state 4-H website.  All ID forms are due by June 15, 2021 to the Clay County Extension Office.

Livestock ID Requirements

Bucket Calf Record Book

Sheep Breeders Flock

Jr. Beef Herd

Updated 2021 Livestock ID Sheets

2021 Open Horse Shows

June 19 - Buffalo County Horse Show
June 26 - Boot & Spurs Horse Show

2021 District Dates and Sites:

June 14 - Scottsbluff
June 15 - Burwell
June 16 - Columbus
June 17 - Lincoln
June 18 - McCook

District Webpage

All entries for the State and District Horse Show must be complted by May 7th, 2021.

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