Nebraska Extension in Pawnee County

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The Nebraska Association of Fair Managers will award a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H male and a $500 scholarship to one qualifying 4-H female who are graduating seniors in the State of Nebraska and who plan to continue with post high school education.  The scholarship will be awarded at the annual NAFM convention in January.

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Whether you’re a youth or an adult volunteer, if you’re doing great 4-H work, there are lots of ways to be recognized for it!
Pawnee Coutny Awards Application

Each youth will submit an awards packet which will include their the awards application along with either a career portfolio, record book, story, or resume along with at least one paragraph describing what they did and what they learned for each pin or award they are applying for. Applications will be judged on completeness, experiences/learning described, neatness, and creativity. Pins and awards will be handed out at Achievement Night in November.

Clover Kids

Clover Kid Leader/Parent Guide 2017
    Gold Entry Sheet
    Narration Sheet
    Small Animal ID Sheet
    Record Sheet

Enrollment Information

Enrollment and re-enrollment for the 4-H year begins in October. All 4-H youth and volunteers will enroll in clubs and projects through 4HOnline, a web-based enrollment system that will allow families to enroll on a personal computer or mobile device.  To enroll go to:  ne.4honline.com.
Resources to help you enroll:
Step-by-Step Instruction Sheet for 1st time enrollment

Recently, Seneca Valley Virus (SVV), also known as Senecavirus A, has had an upswing in cases for grow finish hogs as well as in sow/boar market animals including in Nebraska. We do not known the reasons why we are seeing more cases, but this virus is of great concern because it looks very similar to Foot and Mouth Disease virus. Pigs have blisters on snout, feet and in their mouth. It is critically important that when folks are showing swine to be aware of this virus and alert their veterinarian immediately if they see clinical signs.

Nebraska Department of Ag

Swine Health Recommendations: Exhibitors of Pigs

Nebraska Extension will be sponsoring a two day online childcare conference. During the two day event will provide a diverse group of experts to share evidence-based practices, resources, ideas, and the latest in research for fostering quality early learning experiences for children 0-8 years old.

For more information: http://child.unl.edu/building-bridges-conference



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