Otoe County 4-H Wednesday What-Nots

March 20, 2019

Happy First Day of Spring!

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!

Adventure Day at 4-H Camp

Saturday June 15, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ages: 6-11 years old

Cost: $35 per person. 1 adult meal is included per child registration. Adult chaperones are encouraged to attend, but not required The Otoe County 4-H Foundation Camping Scholarships support this camp!


Click here for more information & to register!

Open House for 4-H Enrollment

Monday, March 25, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Palmyra Memorial Library, 535 Illinois Place in Palmyra we will be helping to enroll in Otoe County 4-H and answer questions you may have!

4-H Volunteer Training

Monday, April 8th, 7-8:30pm

Otoe County Extension Office, 620 1st Street Syracuse, NE 68446

  • The NEW 4-H Annual Achievement Application (AAA) will be showcased and explained. This will replace the 4-H Career Portfolio at the county and state levels. The 4-H AAA will be due on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.
  • Meet Erin Steinhoff, our new 4-H Extension Assistant!
  • Q and A - to answer ALL your 4-H questions!
  • Networking time for 4-H leaders


This event is for ALL 4-H volunteers, parents and leaders!


Call the Nebraska Extension Office in Otoe County office at 402-269-2301, email otoe-county@unl.edu, or use this RSVP by Friday, April 5, 2019 to register!!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Thinking about doing a PSA?

4-H Public Speaking Contest

Sunday, April 28th, 6:30pm

Fair Center in Syracuse, NE

Check the flyer in this months TIPS for contest guidelines!

To register or if you have questions, please contact the Extension Office at 402-269-2301.

Rabbit Tattoo's

Does your rabbit still need a tattoo? If so, you can contact Dr. Gigstad at Arbor Valley Animal Clinic to set up a time to have it done! Arbor Valley's phone number is 402-269-3267. Thank you Dr. Gigstad!
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2019 Animal Dates for Otoe County!

  • May 10- Horse ID's & District Paper ID's are due to the Extension Office
  • May 18- Market Lamb weigh-in will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the O.K. Pavilion.
  • 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.

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