Lincoln Logan & McPherson 4-H News

May #3 2022


Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. (M-F)

A Note from Miss Amber

Dear Lincoln, Logan & McPherson County 4-H Families,

I hope your summer is off to a wonderful start! Here at the extension office, we are busy planning and prepping for summer workshops, camps, and fairs! Please notice the number of upcoming deadlines in the month of June that are posted in this newsletter!

As always, feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns,

Miss Amber

In This Newsletter:

2022 County Fair Information

--Pre-Fair Entry Websites open June 1st

--Animal Affidavits

--Upcoming 4-H Dates

--YQCA Training Information and Link

2022 Show Flyers and Registration Forms

--Range Judging Clinic and Contest

--Best in the West Livestock Judging

--Platte Valley 4 Paws Dog Show

--4-H Horse Show

--Summer Workshops

--6th Annual Agronomy Youth Field Day

Nebraska 4-H Events

--State Fair Animal Nomination

--PASE-Premier Animal Science Event

--Save the Dates

--Youth Leadership Conference

--Nebraska 4-H Summer Camps

4-H Member Spotlight

Calendar of Events:

6/1: Range Judging Clinic; Logan County Fairgrounds 4p.m.-5p.m.

6/1: Range Judging Contest; Diamond Bar Ranch 5:30p.m.

6/4: Sheep and Goat Weigh in; 9-11a.m. Lincoln County Fairgrounds

6/6-6/10: District 4-H Horse Shows

6/6: Logan County 4-H Council Meeting; 6:45 pm at Fair Building

6/12: Lincoln Co. Youth Livestock Sale Committee; 2p.m. Centennial Hall

6/13: YQCA Training; 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Lincoln County Fairgrounds

6/22-6/23: Premier Animal Science Event (PASE)

6/24: State 4-H Public Speaking Contest

6/29: McPherson County 4-H Council; Fair Building

7/9-7/13: Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Expo

7/16-7/17: Lincoln County Fair-4-H Horse Show

7/18-7/24: Lincoln County Fair

8/7 -8/13: Logan County Fair

8/11-8/13: McPherson County Fair

8/26-9/5: Nebraska State Fair

9/18: Lincoln Co. Youth Livestock Sale Committee; 2p.m.Centennial Hall

2022 County Fair Information

Attention all Lincoln, Logan, & McPherson County 4-Hers!!!

  • Pre-Fair Entry Websites open June 1st!! View the Instructions to the right.
  • Animal Affidavits can be picked up at the Extension Office or found at: All Animal Affidavits are due to the Extension Office by 5 p.m. June 15th 2022. Horse ID's are due June 1, 2022 by 5 p.m.
  • YQCA (Quality Assurance for Animals) must be completed by June 15th and Certificate of completion submitted to the Extension Office. See flyer below for more information. Only one more in-person training left on June 13th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

YQCA - Quality Assurance

****To receive credit for YQCA - Quality Assurance, youth must submit their YQCA Certificate to the Extension Office by June 15, 2022 5 p.m. The Extension staff does not have access to view completion of your YQCA training. To register visit:

Lincoln County Fair and Livestock Information

Click here to enroll in 4-H!

4-H Enrollment is due June 15th to participate in the County and/or State Fair.

2022 Flyers and Registrations

Many counties are planning progress shows for this summer. We have a notebook in the office of all show flyers that we receive. Feel free to stop in anytime and check out the flyers!
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Nebraska 4-H Events

State Fair Animal Nomination

Online Nominations and payment for all beef, sheep, goat and swine are due before 11:59 p.m. CST on June 15th through the Show Stock Manager Website. The market animal DNA envelope and paper ID sheets for all animals must be submitted to the Extension Office by 5 p.m. on June 15th.

Premier Animal Science Event (PASE) - June 1st Deadline!

The Premier Animal Science Event (PASE) will be held on Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23 on the UNL Campus. Contests available to enter are Meats Judging, Poultry Judging, Livestock Quiz Bowl, Livestock Skill-a-Thon, and Livestock Judging Contest. Youth must be ages 10-18 on January 1st of the current year in order to attend. Please contact Amber at 532-2683 or is you are interested in participating in any of these contests before June 1st!

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High School students (ages 14-18)! We are inviting you to join us for the Youth Leadership Conference, June 24-26, 2021, at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey, NE. Learn more and register at by June 1st to claim your spot in this amazing experience. The cost for YLC will be $200. We’ll be taking advantage of some traditional camp activities while integrating leadership workshops, speakers, and an overall topic of mental wellness in leadership to bring together and develop the leaders of Nebraska 4-H!


We are spotlighting what some of our Lincoln-Logan-McPherson County 4-H'ers and volunteers are doing! If you have something that you would like us to add to the Spotlight section in future newsletters please e-mail Amber at