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2021 4-H Newsletters & Calendar of Events

2021 Dakota County 4-H Calendar  (2.86MB)

2021 4-H in Focus Newsletters

November 2021 8 pgs PDF

  • Fed Steer Challenge
  • 2022 4-H event dates
  • Nebraska Young Artist Awards
  • 4-H Horse Advisory Committee
  • Livestock Achievement Program
  • NWSS Catch-A-Calf Program
  • Returning to the Farm Program
  • An more in this months' 4-H in Focus......

October 2021 4 pages PDF

  • It's a new 4-H year
  • Achievement application deadline extended
  • You're invited to a birthday celebration
  • Raikes school scholarship
  • Extension Office update.  

September 2021 4 pages PDF

  • Have you thanked sponsors?
  • What did you learn from your ribbons
  • National 4-H Week
  • State Fair app
  • Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show  information

July 2021 4 pages PDF

  • Fair Notes
  • Things you need to know
  • Things you need to do
  • Read the Fairbook, it helps!

June 2021 (6 pgs PDF)

  • Fair Season is upon us
  • Trophy donors needed
  • Livestock Exhibit info
  • 4-H Clothing Day
  • Local Summer Camp opportunity
  • State Fair Livestock
  • An more in the June 4-H in Focus ......

May 2021  (6 pages PDF)

  • Dakota~Thurston County Fair online shop
  • Activity Passes
  • YQCA
  • Workshops, Clinics & More
  • Ag Festival
  • Electronics recycling
  • Tractor Safety Training
  • Haskell Ag Lab Science & Ag  Family Field Day

April 2021 (8 pages PDF 

  • It's volunteer Appreciation week!
  • All Contest Day results
  • Shooting Sports leader training
  • Beg Red Summer Camps
  • 2021 TEC Educational Kit
  • Dakota~Thurston County Fair online Store
  • New State Fair Livestock Classes
  • Special Agronomy Project 
  • And more in the April 4-H in Focus Newsletter......

March 2021 (8 pages PDF 2MB)

  • We're on Social Media!
  • All contest Day
  • New State Fair Livestock Classes
  • Dakota County Scholarship
  • Volunteer Recognition
  • Youth Preparedness Council Applications
  • Governors Agricultural Excellence Awards
  • Animal Care Wednesday Webinars
  • And more in this month's 4-H  Newsletter 

February 2021 (8 Pages PDF)

  • February is Nebraska 4-H month
  • Earlybird enrollment deadline February 16th
  • All Contest Day - April 10th
  • Special Agronomy Project
  • 4-H Plant and Insect ID Contest
  • Animal Science Open  House
  • and so much more.....

January 2021 ( 4 pages PDF 512 KB)

  • Achievement Celebration
  • Market Beef weigh-in - cancelled for 2021
  • Early Bird 4-H enrollment deadline
  • Scholarship information
  • Special gardening project
  • 4-H photography opportunity