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4-H PRE-FAIR SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 28

8:00 am       Enter Clothing, Home Environment, Photography, General Exhibits,     and Culinary Challenge

9:15 am        Judging

9:15 am        Fashion Show

10:30 am      Culinary Challenge

1:15 pm         Deadline for changes to Companion Animals & Cats

2:00 pm       Companion Animal Show & Cat Show

 

Friday, July 30

Information and links to Livestock Resources are located under the Stanton County 4-H tab at the top of the page. Information includes:

Scrapie Tag Information for Sheep & Goat Exhibitors Animal Identification Guidelines Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Veterinary Feed Directive Premises ID Animal ID Sheets

Nebraska Farm Custom Rates are released to help farmers & landowners determine fair rates for many different field actions. These rates are updated every 2 years.

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. The survey is divided into two parts. Part I includes the spring and summer operations such as planting, tillage and baling hay. Part II includes information about fall operations such as harvesting and hauling as well as miscellaneous custom work activities on the farm. 

Custom Rates Report *(PDF)

Nebraska Farm Custom Rates information.

Looking for summer learning opportunities you can do from home? We’ve got you covered! Nebraska 4-H is excited to share our upcoming summer virtual learning opportunities with you. All experiences provide hands-on, virtually guided activities! We’re kicking off our summer sessions on Monday, June 1, with a new Boredom Buster Challenge and our first Virtual 4-H Camp. Family Fun Night and Living Room Learning are also starting! Plus, Virtual Field Trips and the 4-H Clover Fun Pack provide additional ways for youth to learn from home.

The on-line horticulture contest will be offered June 4-21st 2021.

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