Otoe County 4-H Wednesday What-Nots

June 5, 2019

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 6th is the last chance to complete Quality Assurance In Person!!!

If you do not complete the Quality Assurance in person tomorrow, June 6th then you need to complete it online at yqca.org by June 15th! You need to go to the website and register for either in person or online. You will need to print out your certificate after you complete the course. We need the certificates to the office by 4:30 p.m. on June 17th, in person or by email.
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Livestock ID's are DUE June 15th!! Don't forget!!!

We realize this is a Saturday, but the date stays the same. State 4-H entries are due at 11:59 p.m. on June 15. We will accept COUNTY ONLY entries on Monday, June 17 until 4:30 p.m.

Fishing Targets

If you would like to make a fishing target, boards are available at the Extension Office for $5.00.
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Looking for Volunteers!

We are looking for some older 4-H'ers who are willing to help with summer workshops! If you would like to help out, let us know by calling the office or sending us an email.

2019 4-H Summer Workshops!

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Nebraska 4-H Foundation Flood Relief Fund

The Nebraska 4-H Foundation has created a Flood Relief Fund to support children, youth and families impacted by the recent storms and floods.

There is another fund that may be of interest to your 4-H families and friends. The 4-H’ers Helping 4-H’ers Fund offers a giving opportunity to 4-H clubs and councils as well as individuals and businesses to support 4-H youth and families.

Information on both funds is available on the Nebraska 4-H Foundation website: www.ne4hfoundation.org

If you have questions or need additional information, please call or email Stu Shepherd at sshepherd3@unl.edu

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4-H Summer Camps-Click to check them out!

Don't forget, Otoe County 4-H Foundation will pay for $100 or half which ever is greater! Call the Extension Office at 402-269-2301 for more information!

2019 Animal Dates for Otoe County!

  • June 6- Face-to-Face QA at the Nebraska Extension Office in Otoe County
  • June 15- Animal ID's DUE: this includes Breeding Beef, Feeder Calves, Bucket Calves, Companion Animal, Dogs, Dairy & Meat Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, and Swine

- All 4-H Exhibitors showing Beef, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep or Swine are required to complete YQCA.

  • July 15- All animal entries for Otoe County Fair are DUE: this includes Beef, Companion Animals, Dogs, Dairy & Meat Goats, Horses, Meat Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep and Swine. These entry sheets will also be used to stall livestock at the Otoe County Fair.

"Blue Jeans & Country Dreams" is the 2019 Otoe County Fair Theme

Otoe County Fair July 25-28, 2019

Nebraska Extension in Otoe County


Sarah Purcell, Unit Leader, Extension Educator, spurcell2@unl.edu

Erin Steinhoff, Extension Assistant, erin.steinhoff@unl.edu

Kelsey Ahrens, Office Manager, kahrens4@unl.edu