Cuming Happenings News Update

May 6, 2016

Cuming Happenings in 4-H Newsletter

Click here to view the May Edition

Important Deadlines

  • Regional Speech and Interview Contest Entries: Due May 9 to the Extension Office.
  • Horse ID Sheets and District Horse Entries: Due May 13 to the Extension Office.
  • Final Enrollment and Project Drop/Add Deadline: June 1
  • Volunteer Screening Deadline: June 1
  • Quality Assurance Deadline: June 15

Upcoming Livestock Shows & Events

  • FREE Beef Fitting Clinic: May 16, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Horse Ownership Workshop: May 17, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Quality Assurance Testing Day: May 24, Extension Office
  • Animal ID Day: May 25, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Quality Assurance Training Day: May 26, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Cream of the Crop Dairy Show: June 4, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Hustler Progress Show: June 12, Cuming County Fairgrounds
  • Wisner Stock Show: June 23-26

Online Horticulture Judging Contest

This year's Horticulture Judging Contest will be available online from June 10th at 8:00 a.m. to June 20th at 8:00 a.m. This contest is composed of three parts:
  • General knowledge questions
  • Plant parts and seed identification
  • Judging portion
This contest is open to all youth, as well as adults who would like to participate. Study Materials can be found at the State Fairbook (resources at the bottom of the page) or at the Junior Horticulture Association! More details to come in the May newsletter. If you have any questions about this contest, please contact the Extension Office.

Judging Opportunities

If you are interested in Horse, Livestock, Meats, Skillathon, Poultry or Dog Judging please contact the Extension Office. Livestock, Meats, Skillathon, and Poultry juding teams will have the opportunity to judge at the PASE competition in Lincoln, June 20-21. If you would like more information about any of these judging teams, please contact the Office.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln News

UNL Admission Application

For the 2017-2018 academic year, the University will start accepting applications for admission on August 1, 2016. This is a month earlier than previous years because they would like to encourage more early applications and enrollment to their new True Red program. Click here to learn more about the True Red program!

Nebraska Extension- Cuming County

Debra Schroeder
Extension Educator:
Larry Howard
Extension Educator:
Ellan Hasenkamp
Extension Assistant:
Mary Jo Lueckenhoff
Office Manager:
Alice Brand
Office Assistant: