4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
4-H is education for life that uses a learn-by-doing approach.

Active in all 93 counties and at 4h.unl.edu

Scotts Bluff 4-H

A Nebraska Tractor and Equipment Safety Certification Course is coming up on June 7, 2022, at the Legacy of the Plains Museum (2930 Old Oregon Trail #8500) in Gering. 
Master Gardener Laurie Zitterkopf is providing plants for the fairy garden project, bring your pot, or pick up plants. Potting soil, seed and information will be provided for the special horticulture projects. Come to the PREC anytime between 4:00-6:00p.m. on May 3rd.
All market sheep, goats (meat and dairy market), and swine must come to the tagging event on Sunday, May 1 from 3:00 to 5:00pm or Monday, May 2 from 6 to 8pm at the fairgrounds to exhibit at the Scotts Bluff County Fair. Swine Swine will NOT be unloaded. Staff and volunteers will enter trailers to tag and disinfect equipment between trailers. Swine will be tagged on the south side of the Event Center. Families are welcome to tag their animals at home and then bring them to the tag-in for verification.

Nebraska Extension and Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Public Health, have announced plans for the annual “tractor safety” training courses scheduled at 6 sites across Nebraska in late May and early June. Students will complete the first day of the course either by attending a hands-on event at one of two locations or online through the eXtension Foundation Campus website. The hands-on events will take place May 24 in North Platte, and May 26 in Grand Island.

The Upper Mitchell Valley Scholarship is for $300 and will be awarded to an outstanding student who has been in 4-H within the last four years and who is interested in continuing their education.  Payments will be made directly to the school of the recipient’s choice.

The criteria for consideration for these scholarships are:

The Panhandle Research and Extension Center (PHREC) is pleased to announce the application period is now open for its first annual “Panhandle Research and Extension Center Student Scholarship” is now open. Applications close midnight, April 15, 2022.