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The 2021 Fair Book is now available as a whole or to view in sections. If you have any questions, please call the Extension Office.
YQCA - Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

Nebraska 4-H requires all youth enrolled in livestock projects to complete annual quality assurance training through Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA)   YQCA training is completed online through self-directed courses as well as Instructor Led training. 

Every year in March, each article is updated to the current information. To access the most current information, see below.

Click here to access the 2020 Cornhusker Economics. (Contains cash rental rates.)

Click here to access the 2020 Nebraska Farm Custom Rates. 

4-H Partners is a livestock mentoring program. It’s for youth who would like to learn about animals, but are not ready to own one. They are matched up with a mentor and learn how to care for that animal, how to raise it and how to show it.


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Panhandle Perspectives – Rural fellows spend summer helping strengthen Panhandle communities

July 17, 2021
Three college students from different parts of Nebraska are spending the summer in the Chadron area of northwest Nebraska, learning while helping strengthen the community through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Rural Fellows internship program.

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2021 Forage Field Day events planned for South Dakota, Nebraska

July 14, 2021
Livestock owners, forage producers, and all those interested in forage production are encouraged to attend the 2021 Forage Field Days, presented jointly by South Dakota State University Extension and Nebraska Extension.

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South Central Field Day July 28 features latest research

July 14, 2021
Learn about current, up-to-date field trials and topics focusing on improved crop production and profitability at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s South Central Agricultural Laboratory, near Harvard, on Wednesday, July 28. The event is designed for guests to customize their day to select the tours they are most interested in.

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Gamma Sigma Delta recognizes initiates and award recipients

July 1, 2021
The Nebraska Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta, has welcomed 17 new members in agricultural sciences, natural resources, education and human sciences, biological systems engineering and their related sciences and technologies.

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