2018-2019 4-H Fair Book

Welcome 4-H members, parents, leaders and friends to participation at the Nemaha County Fair.  4-H will be presented through exhibits and/or participation by members in many programs. To youth, fairs mean exchanging friendships and new adventures, families working together, and recognition and evaluation feedback of individual and team efforts. All 4-H exhibits at the Nemaha County Fair are products of members' participation in 4-H programming. We invite you to visit the 4-H exhibits and participate in programs. For more information about 4-H and University of Nebraska – Lincoln Extension contact the Nemaha County Extension Office at 402-274-4755.

OBJECTIVES - 4-H SECTION OF COUNTY FAIR
1. To provide new experiences for youth, leaders and staff who participate.
2. To provide leadership opportunities for 4-H youth and adults.
3. To provide recognition for achievement.
4. To inspire the adoption of approved practices and new ideas.
5. To provide learning awareness opportunities for the public who visit the 4-H exhibits.
6. To add to the public understanding about the scope of 4-H.
7. To help build a better Nemaha County Fair.

Please read and acquaint yourself with the General Rules (PDF, 5 pgs, 259 KB) before proceeding to the project area sections.

2018-19 Nemaha County 4-H Fair Book (Revised) - Entire Book (PDF, 115 pgs, 1.59 MB)

OR view by section . . .

 Contests

Animal Science Judging Contests 
   (PDF, 1 pg, 216 KB) 

  • Livestock Judging
  • Dairy Judging
  • Horse Judging, etc.

ATV & Tractor Contests (PDF, 1 pg, 214 KB)

Communication & Expressive Arts Contests
   (PDF, 5 pgs, 253 KB)

  • Public Speaking
  • Presentations
  • Music
  • Theater Arts

Consumer & Family Science Contests  
   (PDF, 3 pgs, 246 KB)

  • Fashion Show
  • Life Challenge

Food Revue (PDF, 1 pg, 217 KB)
     Food Revue Resource Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 632 KB)

Environmental Ed & Earth Science Contests
   (PDF, 4 pgs, 243 KB)

  • Wildlife Judging
  • Shooting Sports 

 Plant Science Contests  (PDF, 3 pgs, 288 KB)

  • Horticulture Judging
  • Grass ID, Weed ID, & Tree ID

Animal Exhibits

General Livestock Rules (PDF, 2 pgs, 211 KB)

Animal Requirements (PDF, 2 pgs, 204 KB)

Code of Show Ring Ethics (PDF, 2 pgs, 116 KB)

Showmanship & Herdsmanship Rules
   (PDF, 2 pgs, 118 KB)

Premium Sale (PDF, 1 pg, 105 KB)

Beef (PDF, 5 pgs, 241 KB)

Cat (PDF, 2 pgs, 210 KB)

Companion Animals (PDF, 1 pg, 112 KB)

Dairy Cattle (PDF, 2 pgs, 11 KB)

Dog - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 222 KB)

Goats (PDF, 3 pgs, 216 KB)

Horse (PDF, 4 pgs, 227 KB)

Poultry - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 283 KB)

Rabbit - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 2 pgs, 214 KB)

Sheep (PDF, 2 pgs, 206 KB)

Swine (PDF, 1 pg, 110 KB)

Clover Kids

Clover Kids - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 2 pgs, 213 KB)



Cat Show
Cat Show
PreFair Judging
Pre-Fair Judging
BB Gun Contest
BB Gun Contest
Sheep Show
Sheep Show

 Static Exhibits

Animal Science Static Exhibits - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 2 pgs, 226 KB)

  • Educational Display
  • Veterinary Science

Clothing & Textiles  - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 7 pgs 286 KB)

  • General Clothing
  • Beyond the Needle (Decorate Your Duds)
  • STEAM Clothing 1,  2, & 3
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting

Communications & Expressive Arts - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 240 KB)

  • Floats
  • Booths
  • Posters
  • Communications
  • Theater Arts 2 & 3

Consumer Management  - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 3 pgs, 282 KB)

  • Shopping in Style
  • My Financial Future

Environmental Education & Earth Science - NEW 2019 Information   (PDF, 8 pgs, 355 KB)

  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Conservation & Wildlife
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Harvesting Equipment
  • Taxidermy
  • Shooting Sports

Food & Nutrition  (PDF, 8 pgs, 280 KB)

  • General Foods
  • Cooking 101
  • Fast Foods
  • Cooking 201
  • Cooking 301
  • Cooking 401
  • Food Preservation 
    Food Preservation Card  (Fillable PDF, 1 pg, 345 KB)
  • Cake Decorating

Healthy Lifestyles (PDF, 3 pgs, 232 KB)

  • Cycling
  • Safety
  • Fire Safety
  • ATV

Heritage (PDF, 2 pgs, 226 KB)

Home Environment - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 252 KB)
     Home Environment Supporting Information Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 198 KB)

  • Design My Place
  • Preserving Heirlooms
  • Design Decisions 
  • Sketchbook Crossroads
  • Portfolio Pathways

Human Development (PDF, 2 pgs, 228 KB)

Leadership & Citizenship
   (PDF, 4 pgs, 287 KB)

  • Citizenship
  • Seeing i2i
  • Officer's Reports
  • Leadership
  • Self-Determined
  • Entrepreneurship

Photography - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 4 pgs, 218 KB) 
     Unit I Data Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 21 KB) NEW
     Unit II Data Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 23 KB) NEW
     Unit III Data Tag (PDF, 1 pg, 17 KB) NEW
     Data Tags Instructions (PDF, 5 pgs, 848 KB) NEW

Plant Science  - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 11 pgs, 309 KB)

  • Field Crops
  • Weed Science
  • Range Management
  • Floriculture
  • Vegetables, Herbs, Fruit
  • Special Garden Project
  • Landscape: Grow a Beautiful Space

Quilt Quest (PDF, 3 pgs, 240 KB)

Science & Technology - NEW 2019 Information (PDF, 11 pgs, 325 KB)

  • Aerospace
  • Computers
  • Electricity
  • Robotics
  • Geospacial
  • 4-Wheelin'
  • LEGO Building
  • Small Engines
  • Alternative Energy
  • Physics/Power of Wind
  • Woodworking
  • Welding
  • SET Careers

School Enrichment & After School  
   (PDF, 1 pg, 99 KB)