August 24, 2018

Nebraska State Fair Information

Experience 4-H at the Nebraska State Fair from wherever you might be! Download the 4-H at the Nebraska State Fair App for your iPad/iPhone or Android mobile device. App users will be able to see a schedule of events, the results of static exhibits and contests, 4-H news from the State Fair, and a fair map. When visiting the 4-H Exhibit Hall at the Nebraska State Fair, be sure to check out the 4-H Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win some new 4-H gear!

The State Fair 4-H static results are available on the 4-H app or on the website:

Nebraskas Stat Fair Livestream Schedule

Not able to attend the Nebraska State Fair? Don't worry! Many of the Nebraska 4-H live animal shows will be live- streamed. Enjoy the show from wherever you are. The list of the live streaming schedule can be found at


Before you head out to State Fair don't forget to do your AKSARBEN livestock entries! Aksarben entries on due by August 31.

A reminder of the changes for 2018, if an animal is shown as FFA at State Fair, you can still show that animal at AKSARBEN this year.

To enter visit:

For more information:


WHEN: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th at 7:00p.m.

WHERE: York County Extension Office


Are you interested in joining First Lego League or First Lego League Junior? Come to an informational meeting on September 10th at 7:00p.m. at the Extension Office. We will be discussing the options for having FLL teams in York County. Youth ages 6-14 can be involved.

Becoming Beef Detectives

New this Fall! Have you ever wanted to learn more about the beef industry? Now is your chance to become a Beef Detective!

When: The 2nd Monday of each month starting September 10th.

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Age: All ages welcome

Location: York County Extension Office

Topics that will be covered: Breeds and classifications, cow-calf, feeds and feeding, digestive system, feedlot tours, health care, and harvesting.

Nebraska 4-H Fed Steer Challenge

A new and exciting program will be rolling out as a pilot phase this year. This is an amazing opportunity for youth who are 4-H age 14 or older and are interested in being leaders in the beef industry to learn from animal science faculty, interact with producers and network with representatives from the industry over the course of the year. While details are still being determined, we will be hosting an informational webinar for interested youth and their families on September 13th at 7:00 p.m. You can check out more information. get application deadlines, and other details on the website:

Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium

The 15th annual Nebraska Beef Leadership Symposium will be held November 2-4, 2018 at Animal Science Complex on UNL East Campus. Registration will be online and the applications are due September 15th.

More information can be found at

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