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4-HOnline has cleared all projects for 2019 in an effort to create more accurate reporting. This means that you will have to re-add projects from previous 4-H years, they did not roll over to this year's enrollment. We have provided a file that lists last year's (2017-2018) projects for each youth. Please feel free to use this document while enrolling for 2019. 

2017-2018 Project List by Youth

National 4-H Congress Gage County Delegate's Reports

Four Gage County 4-H youth were awarded a trip to National 4-H Congress in Atlanta this past November, 2018. Receiving a trip were Preston Acton, Holmesville; Halie Parde, Emily Rempel, Beatrice; Melina Kostal, Odell. Read their Congress reports below.

Preston Acton:

Gage County 4-H Enrollment

Enrollment is open for 2018-2019 Gage County 4-H. All 4-H youth (ages 8-18) and leaders/volunteers are required to enroll online every year. Enrollment deadline is May 1. NEW THIS YEAR...$10 dues must be paid online at conclusion of enrollment process. We encourage all members to enroll using a computer and not your mobile device. This site is not mobile friendly and can cause some issues when it comes time to pay your dues online. Enrollment instructions for new members can be found at the Extension Office or online at gage.unl.edu. Call Lindsey at 402-223-1384 with any enrollment questions.

A workshop for nursery & green industry professionals, public works employees, landscape managers, arborists, tree board volunteers, and cemetery & grounds keepers.

Thursday, February 14 | 8:30am - 3:30pm | Gage County Extension Office
Cost: $25, lunch included

Schedule:

Why Annie's Project?

Empowering farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

This six-session course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing and the legal field.  There's plenty of time for questions, sharing, reacting and connecting with your presenters and fellow participants.

It's a relaxed, fun and dynamic way to learn, grow and meet other women in agriculture.

Click here for a flyer with detailed schedule.

Career Portfolio & Awards Application due October 1

FINISH STRONG! You worked hard, completed project goals, learned life skills, and contributed to your community... Finish strong recording your success and achievements. Take a few minutes to fill out your Career Portfolio. We challenge you to go the next step to compete for awards - add a story and photos and submit with your Career Portfolio. “How to” printed in this newsletter. We’re here to help - just let us know your questions!

Click below for required documents:

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