Nebraska Extension in Polk County


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Polk County 4-H Page

Can't find the information mailed to you? It's right here! On this page you will find our informative Newsletters, additional registrations forms and workshop informaiton,  Project Guides, important Livestock Information,  plus much more! 

2017 Polk County Fair July 26th - 30th

 2017 4-H Fairbook  

Information Pages - Schedule, contacts, trophies, etc

Department A -Citizenship & Heritage

Department B - Communications & Expressive Art (Communications, Presentations, Posters, Talent Contest, Club Projects, Theatre Arts, Scrapbooking, Culinary Challenge, Table Toppers, Photography)

Department C- Family and Consumer Sciences (Human Development, Clothing, Consumer Management, Modeling, Home Environment)

Department D - Conservation & Wildlife (Wildlife, Wildlife Habitat, Taxidermy, Forestry)

Department E - Nutrition, Food & Food Preservation ( Nutrition and Foods, Food Preservation, Safety, Lifetime Sports)

Department G - Plants and Animal Science ( Animal Science, Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goats, Horses, Llamas, Pets Poultry, Rabbits, Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening, Agronomy and Crops, Weed Science)

Department H - Science Engineering and Technology (Aerospace/Rocketry, Computers, Electricity, Geospatial, Small Engine, Woodworking, Welding, Robotics, Ropes, Entomology, Veterinary Science)

Department L - Clover Kids

Department O - Open Class

Food Safety Education Page

Food safety is a concern for everyone, from farm to fork, table to town. Find out more about upcoming ServSafe Food Safety Trainings and more on the Polk County Food Safety Education Page. 

2016 Butler-Polk Crop Newsletter

2016 Fall- Winter Crop Production Update (PDF 15MB) by Michael D. Rethwisch, Extension Educator-Crops.

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Faculty Spotlight: Judy Wu-Smart
Oct 24 – Meet Judy Wu-Smart, an assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Entomology. Read more
Choose Healthy Here bringing healthier options to Nebraska communities
Oct 17 – Nebraska Extension has partnered with local agencies to make healthier options more accessible in communities throughout the state. 20 retailers across Nebraska are participating in the Choose Healthy Here program to increase access to affordable, nutritious and safe foods. Read more