4-H Friday News Blast for 5.31.2019
4-H Grows Here
YQCA Face-to-Face Training will be at the Cass County office on June 3rd!
All 4-Hers who need YQCA training must turn in their certificates to the Extension Office by the duedate, June 15th.
June 15th - June 15th - June 15 - Don't miss this deadline! Clover Kids, too!
Livestock ID's sheets, EID tags, Scrapie tags, DNA envelopes and purebred's registration papers all due on or before June 15th
- You can purchase EID tags for your livestock at the Extension Office, they are $2.00 each
- Clover Kid animals must also have tags/ear notches/tattoos.
- Sheep and Goats do not need EID tags, they need scrapies tags
- Rabbits need tattoos for identification
- If you have livestock, you will need a premises ID #. Go to: http://www.nda.nebraska.gov/adt/premises.html Bring # to the Extension Office.
- ID sheets can be found on our website at: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/cass/livestock-information-for-cass-county/ or you can pick them up at the Extension Office
- DNA envelopes are due June 15th.
- YQCA training is due June 15
Information about all of this can be found on our website at: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/cass/livestock-information-for-cass-county/
New - Babysitting Workshop in Cass County
Last Call ...
Last call for our first workshop, BB Gun and Air Rifle! We need at least 3 more registered youth to run this first session or the first week will be canceled. Deadline is Monday at 9 am. Slots for the June 10 and 17 session are still available as well!
Progress Show, Clinics, and Workshops around the state! There are TOO MANY to list them all here.
Last call for PASE ...
Last call for PASE (Premier Animal Science Event) at UNL on June 17-18. Deadline to register is Monday, June 3. We have interest in forming a quizbowl team but need more participants in order to send a team! All youth ages 10+ are eligible.
What is PASE? PASE (Premier Animal Science Event) and Life Challenge contests/events include Livestock/Meats/Poultry judging contests, Livestock Skill-a-thon, and Livestock Quiz Bowl. Life Challenge events include Foods and Nutrition, Design, Entrepreneurship, and Human Development contests. Open to students 4-H age 10 and older and pre-registration is required.
To preregister, please email firstname.lastname@example.org the following information: name, contest(s) entering, and team name(s) if applicable. Lunch is provided, so any dietary restrictions are also needed.
Check the calendars below ...
County 4-H Calendar
Livestock DNA envelopes - now available at the Extension Office
YQCA website open for livestock certification
Okra Seeds for Special Garden Project ... ready for pick up at the Extension Office
June 3 .... YQCA Face-to-Face Training at Cass County
June 3 ... BB Gun and Air Rifle Clinic at Extension Office
June 4 ... Pick up Embryology kits at Extension Office
June 5 ... Award Application Updates at Extension Office
June 6 .... YQCA Face-to-Face Training at Otoe County
June 9 ... 33rd Annual Papio Valley 4-H Show (Beef, Goat, and Sheep) ... Springfield, NE
June 12 ... Colossal Cookies at Extension Office
June 13 ... Bees Workshops
June 15 ... Adventure Camp at EN4HC
June 15 .... New deadline for beef DNA for state fair
June 15 ... 4-H Day Camp for kids 6-11
June 19 ... Clover Kid Workshops (one in the morning, one in the afternoon)
June 20 ... Showing your Dog Workshop at Extension Office
June 21 ... OJO De Dios workshop at Extension Office
June 25-26 ... Community Service at Extension Office
June 25 ... Quilts of Valor Quilting at Extension Office
July 1-2 ... Tractor Safety Training at Cass County Extension Office
Aug 7-10 .... Cass County Fair 2019
State 4-H Calendar:
Registrations for Summer 4-H Camp - website now open, early-bird deadline April 15th.
CWF 2020 (Citizen's Washington Focus) - applications still be taken.
May 29 - Horse Judging Contest in Ericson, NE
May 31 - Swine Jackpot - Seward County Fairgrounds
June 5 - Northeast Nebraska Horse Show
June 5 - 4-H Plant Science Contests
June 9 - 33rd Annual Papio Valley 4-H Show (Beef, Goat, and Sheep) ... Springfield, NE
June 16 - Platte County Swine Progress Show
June 29 - Rabbit Progress Show/Clinic in Burchard, NE
June 29 - Chase County Classic 4-H Horse Show in Imperial, NE
June 29 - Dairy Goat Show in Clay Center, NE
July 8-12 - NAYI
June of 2020 - Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C.
Ag Information & Other Opportunities:
- Flood information ... from UNL
- Workshop - "Made in the Shade - Trees for Nebraska Landscapes" ... June 4th
- Workshops - "Troubleshooting the Landscape" ... June 13th
- Geoscience Field Trip for Nebraska High School Juniors and Seniors (it's FREE!) ... July 12-22, 2019
- Nebraska Extension Publications ... online Library
Nebraska Extension Cass County
Katie Kreuser, Extension Educator, email@example.com
Tracy Ensor, Extension Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sondra Buell, Office Manager, email@example.com
Harlee Brauckmuller, 4-H Summer Intern, firstname.lastname@example.org
General Mailbox, email@example.com