Cuming Happenings News Update

May 13, 2016

Cuming Happenings in 4-H Newsletter

Click here to view the May Edition

Important Deadlines

  • Horse ID Sheets and District/State Horse Entries: Due TODAY by 4 p.m. to the Extension Office.
  • **Final Enrollment and Project Drop/Add Deadline: June 1**
  • Volunteer Screening Deadline: June 1
  • 2015 Graduate 4-H Council Scholarship Deadline: June 1
  • Quality Assurance Deadline: June 15
Adventure Day Camp Registration Form

Click here to view the registration form for Adventure Day Camp! The camp is open to 8-11 year olds, as of Jan. 1. Please make checks payable to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Clover College Schedule

Click here to view the preliminary schedule. We are still adding clover colleges and dates. Stay tuned as more information comes available.

Quality Assurance

The Nebraska 4-H program requires all 4-H members exhibiting beef, bucket calves, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, goats, poultry, and rabbits to be trained or tested in Quality Assurance by June 15.

  • Tests for intermediate and senior showman will be given in the Extension Office on May 24 from 9:00-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • We will again offer a training session for youth ages 8-11 on May 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Cuming County Fairgrounds.

Testing can also be completed online through moodle courses. Three tests must be completed each year. The details and instructions can be found on our website under 4-H Links of Interest.

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

STEAM 1 Sewing Patterns

A list of possible STEAM 1 sewing patterns has been added to our website. Click here to take a look at the possibilities. If you have questions, please contact us at the 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.

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: