Animal Identification Deadlines
Horse IDs Due May 1
May 24 Pitzer's Horse Judging Contest
State Horse Entries Due June 1, by 5pm- online
ALSO, NOTE: (must have passed Horse Levels I & II (also to rope at county fairs required)questions to Steve Niemeyer 308-346-4200

Livestock IDs & DNA Envelopes in office by 4pm Due June 15

April 5 Horse Level Testing at 6pm Garfield Courthouse - call to pre-register 308-346-4200 (or to make a appointment)

Quality Assurance 

Again in 2023, Steve is teaching face-to-face Quality Assurance sessions throughout GLW. The following dates, times and locations are available. The cost of the in-person program is $3. Registration and payment is made through the online platform, We appreciate if members also RSVP through the office to address online registration issues before participation in classes.

May 25 1:00PM Burwell
June 2 1:00PM Burwell
June 20 at 6:00PM Ericson
June 12  1:00PM Taylor w cattle showmanship clinic at 10:00Am.
An online option is available and can be accessed at Help sheets for YQCA can be found by selecting Youth & Parents in the dropdown from the More Info tab. The new platform is not connected to 4-H Online so the office will be unable to help with login issues. It does, however, allow the creation of one family account through which you can add children. The cost of the online program is $12. Online program requires submission of certificate of completion to the office.

Animal ID Forms (County ONLY)
Market Beef (PDF, 1 page, 197 KB)
Breeding Beef (PDF, 1 page, 182 KB)
Feeder Calf (PDF, 1 page, 75 KB)
Bucket Calf (PDF, 1 page, 73 KB)
Dairy (PDF, 1 page, 579 KB)
Market Sheep (PDF, 1 page, 242 KB)
Breeding Sheep (PDF, 1 page, 180 KB)
Market Goat (PDF, 1 page, 198 KB)
Breeding Goat (PDF, 1 page, 179 KB)
Dairy Goat (PDF, 1 page, 693 KB)
Market Swine (PDF, 1 page, 108 KB)
Rabbit (PDF, 1 page, 50 KB)
Horse (PDF, 2 pages, 202 KB)

District & State Horse Show Information
District & State Equine Entry Webinar APRIL 11th  @ 6pm-7pm -All families will enter their youth into Showorks for 2022 By May 6th.  To register in advance for the webinar please go to: (site will open by April 8th-for at least a month to enter)  Website: --Must pass written Level II test to participate.
Information regarding the 4-H Horse Program can be found on this website. Registration Deadline is May 6th, 2022.

Nebraska State Fair - Fairbook
Contains more specific rules and regulations needed to exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair.

Local Shows, Clinics & Workshops

Wheeler County Memorial Beef Progress Show
June 17, 2023
Wheeler Co. Fairgrounds, Bartlett, NE

Loup Valley Livestock Challenge
Valley Co. Fairgrounds, Ord, NE