Nebraska Extension in Polk County


Polk County 4-H 

Check out all the resources you need to be a part of the Polk County 4-H Program! The Polk County 4-H Family and Clover Kids Newsletters, Clover College registration information, additional registrations forms ,  Project Guides, important Livestock Information,  plus much more! 

2018 Polk County Fair July 25th - 29th

 2018 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, Harvesting Equipment,  Shooting Sports, 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

Link to the 2018 State Fair 4-H Fairbook

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. 

2018 Ag Meeting Calendar (PDF)

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Nebraska Extension helps farm families plan for the future
Aug 8 – Nebraska Extension is focused on making sure those at the front line of the agriculture industry — farm and ranch families — have a plan in place for how operations will be managed for years to come. Read more
Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory to host 19th annual open house
Aug 6 – Those interested in cattle and natural resource management are encouraged to attend the 19th annual open house at the Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT. Read more