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!

Pre-register for the class on the YQCA website...click here.

All 4-Hers who need YQCA training must turn in their certificates to the Extension Office by the duedate, June 15th.

Embryology Kits

4-Hers who signed up for the Embryology Workshop, please stop by the Extension Office on Tuesday, June 4th to pick up your incubators and eggs.


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

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

Due to popular demand, we have added a babysitting workshop to our summer workshop series! Sign up for the 4-H Babysitting workshop on June 24th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. See the flyer below for more information and contact Tracy to sign up.
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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!


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Progress Show, Clinics, and Workshops around the state! There are TOO MANY to list them all here.

Go to our website at: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/cass/project-announcements/ Look under your species/project area and see what interests you. Questions - call the 4-H Office at 402-267-2205.


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 cass-county@unl.edu the following information: name, contest(s) entering, and team name(s) if applicable. Lunch is provided, so any dietary restrictions are also needed.

To learn more about each event and all the contests available to choose from, visit https://4h.unl.edu/pase and https://4h.unl.edu/life-challenge.



Kudos to The Weeping Water Whiz Kidz for their community service project in Weeping Water. The container flowers will add beauty to the city and your proud smiles are awesome!


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Check the calendars below ...

County 4-H Calendar

Enrollment Website

2019 Cass 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

July 20 ... Bridle and Saddle 4-H Club hosts Horse Fun Day scheduled date. Held at the fairgrounds

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




Nebraska Extension Cass County

Katie Kreuser, Extension Educator, katie.kreuser@unl.edu

Tracy Ensor, Extension Assistant, tracy.ensor@unl.edu

Sondra Buell, Office Manager, sondra.buell@unl.edu

Harlee Brauckmuller, 4-H Summer Intern, harlee.brauckmuller@huskers.unl.edu

General Mailbox, cass-county@unl.edu