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YQCA and state fair nominations need to be done by saturday, June 15th.

Final Entry Forms and all livestock affidavits are due to the office Monday, June 17th.

The 2019 Webster County Fair book is attatched below. Clothing changes have been made to this fair book. For any questions, please contact the extension office.

2019 Webster County Fair  Book

ALL pre-fair registrations AND livestock ID sheets are due to the extension office June 17th!

Click below to see the 2019 Youth Summer Workshops/Camps:

2019 Summer Workshops/Camps

Reminder that the last day to sign up for 4-H in Webster County is April 15th! Sign up or re-enroll today at https://www.4honline.com/. For any questions, call our Extension Office at 402-746-3417.

Cortland native and University of Nebraska- Lincoln student, Trenton Buhr, chose Red Cloud for his Student Community Serviceship project. Trenton  had to create strategies related to rural tourism for the 2018 RFI (Rural Futures Institute) Student Serviceship and come up with an Economic Development Plan for the community of Red Cloud. Click on the links below to learn more about his experience and accomplishments:

Lincoln Journal Star Article on Trenton

Tourism Video featuring Trenton and Red Cloud, NE.


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