4-H families are invited to participate in a special garden project growing Jazzy Mix Zinnia. 20 seed packets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $.50 for one seed packet per family. Stop by the Extension office front desk to register, pay for and pick up your seeds. Continue reading…
The Spring 4-H Paper Clover Campaign is taking place through April 24. Shoppers at both Lincoln Tractor Supply Company stores have the opportunity to support 4-H by purchasing paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout. All funds raised will be donated to 4-H.
The next 4-H horsemanship group level testing will be Tuesday, April 26, 5:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center in the Amy Countryman Arena. Sign-up by April 19. A testing also will be held Tuesday, May 10 at the Lancaster Event Center in the Amy Countryman Arena. Sign-up by May 3. Continue reading…More details at: http://go.unl.edu/2vrx
4-H Clover College will be 58 workshops offered June 14-17 at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. The schedule will be published in the May Nebline which is due to be mailed and posted online April 21. Registration opens May 2 for currently enrolled 4-H'ers. Classes fill up quickly!
The Esprit De Corps 4-H club is sponsoring a Spring Fling Dressage Schooling Show as a fundraiser/clinic. It will be held Saturday, May 7 at the Lancaster Event Center – Pavilion 3. Open to youth and adults. Registrations are due April 25.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/i6cs
All Lancaster County 4-H’ers participating in district/state horse shows must submit entries, horse identifications and completed horsemanship levels to the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County office by Friday, May 13. No late entries will be accepted! Continue reading…More details at: http://go.unl.edu/xhhi
4-H/FFA members planning to exhibit market sheep and meat goats need to have their lambs and goats officially tagged and weighed on Tuesday, May 17, 6–8 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center - Pavilion 2. For more information, call Cole at 402-441-7180.
The 4-H Interview Contest will give 4-H'ers ages 11 & up the opportunity to practice the real-life skill of applying for a job. The regional contest will be held Thursday, May 26, 1–7 p.m. in Norfolk, Neb. Enter by May 12. Contact Tracy at 402-441-7180 to learn more.
Lancaster County 4-H Council is one of the nonprofits the community can give donations to during “Give to Lincoln Day” hosted by the Lincoln Community Foundation on Thursday, May 26. Donations will go further because of a $300,000 challenge match pool!More details at: https://givetolincoln.razoo.com/us/story/Lancastercounty4-Hcouncil
Each horse which will be shown at Super Fair must be identified on form “4-H Horse Identification Certificate” and submitted to the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County office by June 1. Form is available at the office as a carbon copy form. If you use the online form, make a copy for yourself.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/uwg4
The Lancaster County Super Fair 4-H Horse Judging contest will be held on Friday, June 3 at the Lancaster Event Center – Pavilion 3. This is a Super Fair premium event. Registration is 5:30–6:30 p.m. Start time 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Marty at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-441-7180.
The Lancaster County 4-H Horse VIPS Committee and the Salt Creek Wranglers are sponsoring a 4-H Horse Pre-District Show on Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Event Center – Pavilion 3. For more information, call Marty at 402-441-7180.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/xaua
County-level Junior AND Senior Life Challenge will be held Saturday, June 4, 9 a.m. at the Lancaster Extension Education Center. Preregister by June 2 by calling 402-441-7180 (there is no entry form). Statewide Life Challenge (for ages 12 and up) will be held June 20–21 on UNL East Campus. Continue reading…
Paper identification forms are no longer required for Nebraska State Fair or AKSARBEN animals — the DNA will serve as the nomination. All livestock ONLY being shown at county fair will need a paper identification form. See helpful 2016 Lancaster County 4-H Livestock Checklist now online.More details at: http://go.unl.edu/9a2u
All 4-H/FFA members showing market beef, market sheep, market swine, meat and dairy goats, dairy cattle, poultry and rabbits at county fair, State Fair or the AKSARBEN Stock Show must complete the Quality Assurance training. Certification is online and must be completed by June 15. Continue reading…
The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska 4-H Ambassadors have joined together to recognize 4-H clubs throughout the state of Nebraska. Any 4-H club may nominate themselves to be the Club of the Month. Clubs who are chosen receive a $50 cash card.More details at: http://ne4hfoundation.org/recognition/