Lincoln, Logan, & McPherson 4-H
December #2 2022
A Note from Miss Caitlyn
Dear Lincoln, Logan & McPherson County 4-H Families,
December is flying by! I hope you all are staying warm and taking time to rejuvenate and gear up for a great 2023. With the end of the year comes some important reminders:
- Enroll in 4-H! Visit https://v2.4honline.com to enroll today.
- Year End 4-H club treasurers report is due January 27th
- Seniors! Submit your state level Achievement application to email@example.com by January 5th
- Ag Innovators experience- youth ages 13+ are eligible to apply for this one of a kind leadership experience. Applications are due December 31st. Visit https://go.unl.edu/aiefacilitor
Exciting things are constantly happening in 4-H. Enjoy this magical season with family and friends. All of us here at the Extension office are wishing you a very Merry Christmas!
Feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns,
Lincoln, Logan, & McPherson Counties 4-H
Jarvis Memorial Scholarship
Making Branches Bright
State Fair DNA changes
Items to be picked up
2022-2023 4-H Enrollment is open
Logan County Sewing Spin Club
Nebraska State Events
Seeking teens for Ag Innovators Experience - December 31
Nebraska Classic Judging Contest
Landowners and Tenant Workshop
Agronomy Youth Field Day - Curtis, NE
Calendar of Events
Spotlight on 4-H - Heritage
The Jarvis Memorial Scholarship
The Jarvis Memorial Scholarship for female 4-H High School Seniors.
The intent of the scholarship is to assist women who live 3 or more hours drive from Lincoln, but wish to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Applicant must reside in Love Memorial Cooperative Residence Hall on East Campus.
Application deadline: Must be postmarked by MARCH 15, 2023
If you would like more information and the eligibility guidelines on this scholarship send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
🌲 Making Branches Bright 🌲
Lincoln County 4-H has been nominated to be a part of the North Platte - Lincoln Federal Savings Bank's Making Branches Bright social media campaign.
"We will need your help sharing the post. All of our branches nominate a charity and decorate a tree in its honor. The tree with the most likes will be the winner of a $500 donation."
Each bank branch has nominated a charity for a chance to be the recipient of $500. The tree with the most likes on Monday, December 19th will win!
Here is the link to like the picture on Facebook:
State Fair DNA Nominations
New for 2023! All livestock in contention to exhibit at the 2023 Nebraska State Fair and/or the Aksarben Stock Show will be required to submit a DNA nomination. All 4-H/FFA BREEDING livestock, market livestock and FEEDER CALVES will now be required to submit a DNA sample/envelope to be eligible to exhibit at the Nebraska State Fair. DNA nominations for the Nebraska State Fair are due to the Extension Office on June 15, 2023 by 5 p.m.
For more information visit:
4-H Project Podcasts
Each month we are looking for a 4-H youth that would be interested in making a podcast with Eagle Radio about a 4-H project. If you are interested contact (308) 532-2683 or email email@example.com.
Check out our November Podcast with Maddie and Caitlyn on our website at: https://extension.unl.edu/statewide/lincolnmcpherson/4-h-project-podcasts/
2022-2023 4-H Enrollment is now open!
Logan County Sewing Spin Club
2023 Ag Innovators Experience
Nebraska 4-H is seeking teens interested in leading and facilitating this year’s Ag Innovators Experience! 3 State Teen Leaders will be selected to attend the Ag Innovators Experience Training in Columbus, Ohio. If selected to be a teen on the State Leadership Team for Nebraska, youth will be expected to attend the Ag Innovators Experience Training in Columbus, Ohio February 3rd – 5th. They will be traveling with two Nebraska Extension Educators & travel expenses will be covered. The team will bring the information back to Nebraska to train 20+ other teen leaders across the state to reach youth in their local communities with the Ag Innovators Experience activities. This training will be in March.
An additional 20+ teen facilitators will be selected to deliver this year’s Ag Innovators Experience in their local communities.
Applications are due Saturday, December 31.
Learn more at 4h.unl.edu/aie.
Link to Teen Leader Application Form: https://go.unl.edu/aieteenleader
Link to Local Facilitator Application Form: https://go.unl.edu/aiefacilitator
2023 4-H Camp
We’re so excited to announce Adventure Together, the new Nebraska 4-H Camp series for 2023! Registration information will be coming soon. In the meantime, mark your calendars: Chadron – June 5-9; Cozad – June 16-20; Ashland – June 26-29; Burwell – July 16-20; Louisville – July 27-30.
State Achievement Applications
State Achievement Applications are due by January 5. Only Senior Achievement Applications are accepted for state-level awards and recognition. These applications are used for selecting National 4-H Congress delegates, National 4-H Conference delegates, and Nebraska 4-H Foundation scholarship recipients. Learn more at 4h.unl.edu/achievement-application
Special Garden Project
Nebraska Classic Judging Contest
We are excited to announce that entries are officially open for the 2023 Nebraska Cattleman's Classic Youth Livestock Judging Contest. Entries must be submitted by Feb. 5th and this year's contest will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18th . Per usual, the contest will be held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds there in Kearney, NE and check-in will open at 7am with the contest beginning promptly at 8am. We look forward to another great contest with an outstanding awards dinner and banquet to follow!
For more information visit: https://nebraskaclassic.org/winter-edition/judging-contest.php
4-Part Workshop for Landowners and Tenants
4 Part Workshop for landowners and tenants. Register by January 13th.
Agronomy Youth Field Day
Save the date for the annual Agronomy Youth Field Day, June 27, 2023 in Curtis, NE at the NCTA campus.
Open statewide to ALL youth ages 9-18 and adults. More details to follow after the first of the year.
1/3: Logan County Sewing Workshop
1/10: Livestock Superintendents Meeting; 7 p.m. - Extension Office
1/11: 4-H Council Budget Meeting; 7 p.m. - Extension Office
1/23: 4-H Council Orientation; 6 p.m.
1/23: 4-H Council Meeting; 7 p.m.
1/27: Year End Treasurer's Report Due; Club Leaders
2/10: Logan County Sewing Workshop; Logan County Fairgrounds
2/20: Logan County Sewing Workshop; Logan County Fairgrounds
3/6: Logan County Sewing Workshop; Logan County Fairgrounds
3/16: Logan County Sewing Workshop; Logan County Fairgrounds
3/17: Logan County Sewing Workshop; Logan County Fairgrounds
Curious about your heritage, your community history, or the history of 4-H? How about turning that curiosity into one of your County Fair 4-H projects? There are so many projects to choose from within Heritage and what a fun way to learn about heritage and history! Youth will acquire knowledge, develop a connection to the past and share the story. Exhibits may include items, pictures, maps, charts, recordings, drawings, illustrations, writings or displays that depict the heritage of the youth's family, community, or 4-H history. Check it on in the LLM Fairbook on page 43 at:
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