4-H - Lancaster County - Feb. 16

Market Beef Weigh/Tag Day, Feb. 18

Beef check-in at the 2017 Lancaster County Super FairIf you have 4-H/FFA market beef you would like to weigh to be eligible for the rate of gain contest at the Super Fair, plan to attend Sunday, Feb. 18 from 2-3 p.m. at Scott Heinrich's farm located at 12355 Panama Rd., Hickman. Cattle will be weighed, tagged and DNA samples taken at this time.

4-H Camp Scholarships

 4-H Council will award full scholarships for a select number of Lancaster County 4-H members to attend a summer camp at either Nebraska 4-H Camp location: Gretna or Halsey! Applicants must be age 8 or older and currently enrolled in 4-H. Preference given to applications submitted by March 1.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/campsch

Horse Barrel Racing Clinic, March 3

A FUNdamentals of Barrel Racing 4-H Clinic with Christi Durfey hosted by Prairie Star 4-H Club and Middle Cross Stables will be held on Saturday, March 3 at Middle Cross Stables, 500 Sprague Rd, Roca. Ten spots will be available for each session... Continue reading…

Pick-A-Pig Club Accepting New Members

Swine Showmanship at the 2017 Lancaster County Super FairThe Pick-A-Pig 4-H club is accepting new members for anyone who wants to learn about pork production and show a pig at the Lancaster County Super Fair. The club is open to all city and rural youth ages 8–18. If you are interested, contact Harry Muhlbach at 402-430-7304 by March 14. Continue reading…

Horsemanship Level Testings

  Now is a good time to start thinking about new 4-H horsemanship level goals! The 2018 group testings will be held at the Lancaster Event Center – Amy Countryman Arena on the following Tuesday evenings: April 10, April 24, May 8, May 22, June 5 and June 26.

More details at: https://4h.unl.edu/horse/advancement

New 4-H Cooking Project Books

 Starting in 2018, Lancaster County will be using the new 4-H Cooking series, 4-H Cooking 101-401. A new Home Food Preservation series is also available. “Let’s Bake Quick Breads” is another new foods project book which includes gluten-free bread recipes. Continue reading…

Originally published February 16, 2018 - Submit an Item