Lincoln/Logan/McPherson 4-H


Lincoln-Logan-McPherson 4-H Enrollment

There will be no paper forms to submit for enrollment! Enrollment Deadline is April 15, 2020.

We are trying a new means of communication to help remind you of major upcoming events and deadlines. This means is throught text message. If you are willing/wanting to try this new straight forward means of communication you must sign up for it when you enroll/re-enroll. Further insstructionns are included in the 4-H/Volunteer enrollment instructions.

Returning 4-H Members DO NOT need to set up a profile since you already have an account.  Your login is your email address.  If you have forgotten or do not know your password, please select "I forgot my password".  A temporary password will be sent via email.

You are required to re-enroll for the 2019-2020 4-H year.  Profile infromation may have changed so it is important that everyone (youth and volunteers) update their profile before submitting.  Please be sure to double check your address, phone number, and email address and update if needed. ( Please notify the office with any address or email changes. )


Lincoln-Logan-McPherson 4-H Portfolio/Award Guidelines


Submission Deadline: October 1, 2019 (

The Nebraska 4-H Achievement Application is a standard application form used for the selection of county and state award winners, including Nebraska delegates to National 4-H Congress and National 4-H Conference, as well as Nebraska 4-H Foundation scholarship award recipients.

Two versions of the application are available:

  • Junior Achievement Application for ages 8-14 (county-only)
  • Senior Achievement Application for ages 15-18 (state-eligible)

To apply for county-level awards and recognition, submit a complete application via email to the Extension Office by October 1. Only Senior Achievement Applications (ages 15-18) are accepted for state-level awards and recognition.

*Lincoln & Logan County award camp scholarships, please include a 1 page essay with your application on “Why I want to go to 4-H Camp”.

*Lincoln County 4-H Council awards scholarships to graduating seniors

**Lincoln, Logan & McPherson County graduating Seniors may fill out the achievement application to apply for Nebraska 4-H Foundation Scholarships.

Application Completion:

Applications must be completed and submitted electronically. For convenience, three electronic formats of the application form are available: PDF, Word and Google Docs. Following a county-level review, youth may make revisions as needed before submitting for state-level review.

View Applications Here -

Files should be labeled with the applicant’s last name, first name, and county. For example: "Smith John Blaine.pdf"

You can also find a workbook to help guide you through filling out your achievement application here: "PDF"     "WORD"

Diamond Clover

The Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover program encourages ALL 4-H youth to engage in a variety of programs, projects, and activities that will enable youth to acquire skills and abilities that will prepare them for success in the future. The program is designed to reach and recognize all youth engaged in 4-H, from club members and campers to school enrichment, afterschool, and special interest program participants. 

The program consists of six levels that require a young person to plan and report a broad range of age-appropriate accomplishments. For each level, the Nebraska 4-H Diamond Clover program provides a list of accomplishments from which 4-H youth choose their goals.

The accomplishments increase in quantity and difficulty for each level. At the beginning of the 4-H year, participants plan what to accomplish and at the end of the 4-H year, they report on their completed accomplishments. Successful completion of a level's Plan & Report form results in a 4-H youth earning that level of the Diamond Clover program.

You can find the forms & more information on this at:

Please turn in completed forms by October 1st to





1. You may only enter 1 market animal per species in a production class.

2. Animal Age and Weights:

*Market Beef must be be a mimumum weight of 1000 lb. lbs. AGE: Born after January 1 of the current year.

*Hogs must be under one year of age and weigh a minimum of 230 lbs and not more than 320 lbs at the fair.

*Sheep must weigh a minimum of 100 lbs Age: Must have milk teeth and there shall be no evidence of breaking of the skin or eruption of the two permanent front teeth.

*Goats must weigh a minimum of 50 lbs Age: Must have milk teeth and there shall be no evidence of breaking of the skin or eruption of the two permanent front teeth.

*Rabbits should not be over 12 weeks of age and under 5 ½ lbs.

*Poultry must weigh a minimum of 4 lbs and have been purchased on same date from the same poultry supplier according to each county’s policy.

3. The production champion per species will be the youth with the highest total score from the live show, rate of gain and record book. Placing will be based on how the animal gains.

4. Record books for the market animals will need to be turned in to the office 1st of October. Each book will be judged with a maximum possible score of 25 points

5. The top gaining market animal will have its weight multiplied by a factor to total a score of 25 points. This factor will then be used to figure points for the remaining animals in the production class.

6. Showmanship will account for 10 points total. Purple 10 points, blue 9 points, red 8 points, white 7 points. Those not participating in showmanship will receiving 0 points.

7. Production Champion for each part (the live show, rate of gain, record book, and showmanship) will receive 2 additional points with reserves receiving 1 additional point. Does not qualify without record book.

8. Prizes will vary by County.

9. Record Books: Beef,  Sheep,  Swine,  Goat,  Rabbit,  Poultry


2018 Nebraska IMPACT REPORT



 Officer's Guide

Reporter's Handbook

Secretary's Record

Treasurer's Handbook

Year End 4-H Club Treasurer's Report

Club IRS Tax Exempt Status and EIN Information

Keeping Youth Safe


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4-H Scholarships
Lincoln Co. 4-H Council
Farm Bureau
Nebraska 4-H Foundation

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The flagship of 4-H is the traditional club program where youth receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on leadership roles. Clubs have regular meetings and most clubs learn at least one project together. Independent members learn at their own pace.

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4-H at Fair

Most 4-H youth choose to showcase their completed 4-H projects at fair. The Lancaster County Super Fair has the largest county fair 4-H static exhibit display and 4-H horse show in Nebraska.

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School Enrichment

Lancaster County schools have integrated 4-H School Enrichment programs in their classrooms. These programs meet Lincoln Public Schools, Nebraska State and/or national education standards.

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Lancaster County 4-H increases the quality and quantity of out-of-school programs by combining 4-H resources with community-based organizations and offering high-quality education and development experiences.