4-H - Lancaster County - February 21

4-H Companion Animal Challenge Entries Due Feb. 28

Artwork by Elizabeth Moyer. The 4-H Companion Animal Challenge will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Animal Science Complex on UNL’s East Campus (same date as 4-H Horse Stampede.) It provides youth a chance to participate in a variety of contests that do not require animals, but allow youth to learn more about their dog... Continue reading…

 

Capital Biz Club Meetings

Capital Biz Dec 19 meeting.jpgThis special interest entrepreneurship club for youth ages 10 and up will meet twice monthly through June and will partner with University of Nebraska’s Engler Agri-Business Entrepreneurship Program, Innovation Studios, The Foundry, Turbine Flats, Hudl and Unanimous Marketing. Learn what it takes... Continue reading…

 

Pick-A-Pig Club

Pick a Pig 19.jpgThe 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 15.

 

February Spotlight on 4-H Newsletter

SpotlightGraphic17.jpgNebraska's “Spotlight on 4-H" newsletter for 4-H volunteers, members and families is packed with information and resources. February topics include: • How to Pick Your 4-H Project • Sugar Shockers Activity Guide • How to Spark a Youth’s Interest • Introducing Photography to Youth

More details at: https://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/Spotlight
 

Pick Up Items From Achievement Celebration

Achievement Awards need picked up 20.jpgAll items not picked up at the recent Achievement Celebration must be picked up from the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. This includes certificates, awards, activity certificates, and 3-year member and senior pins, etc. Continue reading…

 

Governor’s Ag Excellence Awards Due March 1

Governor's Agricultural Excellence Awards 2019 - Lancaster County Clubs -  06.jpgThe Governor’s Agricultural Excellence Awards are sponsored by the Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska Investment Finance Authority (NIFA). Each year, 25 4-H clubs are awarded $500 to be used as described in the award application form completed by the club. Clubs may use the award dollars for... Continue reading…

 

State 4-H Stampede Entries Due March 6

Stampede Senior winner 19.jpgThe annual 4-H Horse Stampede will be held Saturday, March 28 at the UNL Animal Science Complex on East Campus. Stampede includes the 4-H state horse-related competitions which do not require a horse: Horse Bowl, Public Speaking, Demonstration and Art and Photography Contest. Open to 4-H’ers ages... Continue reading…

 

Horse Judging School March 7

Horse_Judging_Banner.jpgThe UNL Animal Science Horse Extension office is offering a Horse Judging School on Saturday, March 7, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Animal Science Complex on UNL East Campus. This school is for horse show judges, aspiring judges, judging team coaches and youth. There will be classroom... Continue reading…

 

Pillow Sewing Workshop, March 7

Pillow Sewing Workshop 2019 - 21.jpg4-H youth ages 8 and up are invited to learn beginning sewing skills while constructing a pillow at the “Pillow Party” sewing workshop on Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m. until about noon at the Lancaster Extension Education Center, 444 Cherrycreek Road, Lincoln. No registration fee. Must register by Continue reading…

 

Horse Level 3 & 4 Workshop, March 8

Horse Level 3 & 4 photo.jpgThe UNL Animal Science Horse Extension office is offering a 4-H Level 3 & 4 workshop on Sunday, March 8, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. at the Animal Science Complex on UNL East Campus. It is geared to two audiences: 4-H’ers who have passed level 2 horsemanship level and adult/leaders. Topics include advanced... Continue reading…

 

Market Beef Weigh-in, March 10

Beef Show - Weigh In 19.jpgTo be eligible for performance (rate of gain) at the Lancaster County Super Fair, 4-H/FFA market steers or heifers must be weighed at the 4-H/FFA Market Beef Weigh-In on Tuesday, March 10, 6–7 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center – Pavilion 2. Exhibitors planning on exhibiting market beef at State... Continue reading…

 

Speech & PSA

Speech Contest 2019 - 03.jpg4-H Speech & PSA Contests are open to all 4-H’ers — need not be enrolled in a specific project. Youth may choose to participate in either or both the Speech and PSA contests. For rules, helpful resources and examples, go to http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/speech. If you have questions, contact Kate... Continue reading…

 
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