The Douglas County Fair is hosting an Open Junior Youth Livestock show on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Youth will be able to exhibit Cattle, Goats, Sheep, and Swine all at Chance Ridge. Contact Makayal Burg at Makayla@Douglascountyfair.org) or (402) 516-5826.
Nebraska Extension in Pawnee County
Prepare for FairFind all your fair information, schedules, camps, and registration forms!
Heuermann Lecture to feature Chuck Hagel, Bob KerreyChuck Hagel and Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senators for Nebraska, will discuss civil discourse and its impacts on the state’s future during the first Heuermann Lecture of the season Oct. 22.
4-H Youth Help Save the ButterfliesThrough the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, youth to apply critical thinking and science, technology, engineering and mathematical skills to a real-world agriculture challenge.
Makerspaces Transform Rural CommunitiesA variety of creative and learning projects are within reach of rural Nebraskans at the traveling Library Innovation Studio, also known as makerspace, at the Bridgeport Public Library this summer.
Juntos 4-H Pilots in NebraskaA new program offered by Nebraska Extension aims to help the state’s Latino students reach high school graduation and attend college.
The crowned 2018 Pawnee County Fair Queen will serve as the official hostess of the Pawnee County Fair.
EligibilityAt least 15 years of age as of January 1, 2018 Be an active participant in the Pawnee County 4-H or FFA program Be unmarried and not have had a child
Application Deadline: May 4
Interview Date: May 20 at 5:00 pm
*NEW* this year 2018: The official identification for COUNTY and STATE FAIR for all classes of goats and sheep is a Scrapie Tag.
Before you can get Scrapie Tags, you must have a premise ID number and a Flock ID number, which the Department of Agriculture can assign to you. Call them at 402-434-2300.
Scrapies tags may be purchased from Allflex. The cost of the tags is the families responsibility. (Order Form)
The Extension Office has a universal tagger available.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is excited to bring you the first ever Great Plains Judging Circuit. A great lineup of contests throughout the state gives young people the opportunity to perfect their skills in preparation for the PASE contest on June 26. Qualifying youth must attend two contests at minimum, in addition to the PASE contest to be eligible for awards and scholarships. The top-5 individuals in the Senior (age 14-18) and Intermediate (10-13) divisions will be recognized as part of the All-State Team during a Grand Drive at the 2018 Nebraska State Fair.
If you were enrolled in the Pawnee County 4-H program as an 8th grader, you may have received information participating in Next Chapter programs and being pre-admitted to UNL. Next Chapter is a college-readiness program delivered through the Nebraska 4-H program that helps students prepare for and succeed in college by providing the skills students need to reach their academic goals.
The Next Chapter program: