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June 2024

DEADLINE DAY IS APPROACHING!!! Fairbooks are in the office stop and get one Get your YQCA training completed County Project - Recycled ribbons We still have incubators up for grabs Ak-Sar-Ben Stock show information Youth Crop Scouting Competition Marathon Kids Science Camp 8th Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day

May 2024

Let's Celebrate Nebraska 4-H Month! 

February is Nebraska 4-H Month, and we want to hear your 4-H story! Share a short video or photo that shows your 4-H experience using #NE4H and #TrueLeaders.


4-H Achievement Celebration

The Annual 4-H Achievement Celebration was held on Sunday, February 4th, 2024 at the Norm Waitt YMCA. Close to 70 youth and adults were in attendance from Dakota and Dixon County. Families enjoyed pizza, treats and swimming. Youth that had submitted Award Applications were given packets with their awards and scoresheets. Youth received certificates, discs for there award plaques and a cash award.

The Nebraska Extension Special Agronomy Project gives 4-H members an opportunity to experience a crop that is grown, was grown or has the potential to be grown in Nebraska. Youth participate by receiving seed and resources to grow the crop, research traits of the crop and determine the viability of that crop in the part of the state they live in. The project allows 4-H members interested in agronomy to grow something fun, new, and different.

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture Conference is an annual two-day event designed to educate and uplift women involved in any aspect of Nebraska's agricultural industry. Through workshops and presentations, attendees will learn how to better manage risk, improve their farms and ranches and become more successful operators and business partners.  We will be offering a Pre-Conference again this year! 


We are excited to announce the fourth year of the Nebraska 4-H Livestock Achievement Program. This additional opportunity for enrolled livestock project youth, is designed to promote all educational aspects of 4-H livestock projects including selection, production, leadership, and exhibition by recognizing youth striving to improve in their livestock project knowledge and leadership.  

The program recognizes Members of Excellence across all 4-H livestock project areas, including: beef, sheep, meat goat, swine, dairy cattle, dairy goat, rabbit, and poultry. 

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