York County 4-H Focus

March 24, 2017

2017 Fair Book Now Online

The York County Fair is Aug. 3-6, 2017! The Fair Book is now on our website at york.unl.edu. There you will find the fair schedule of events, classes and entry information.

York County Fair Book


Between March 1 – June 30, 2017, National 4-H will kick off the “Raise Your Hand” promotion that will focus more upon attracting 4-H alumni back to the program as parents, volunteers, and donors. During this promotion, alumni will be asked to complete the following steps:

  1. Raise Your Hand – Complete the form at http://4-h.org/raise-your-hand to show your pride as a 4‑H alum.
  2. Compete for your state – Raising your hand is a vote towards a $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000 award for the states with the most alumni hands raised.
  3. Pay it Forward – Tweet, post and share your #4HGrown experience or support and tag fellow alumni asking them to raise their hands for their state at http://4‑H.org/RaiseYourHand.

Creative Container Garden Workshop

Monday, April 17th, 9:30-10:30am

705 Road 22

Bradshaw, NE

A presentation on container gardens will take place at 9:30 am. Following that, 4-H'ers will be able to purchase plants and accessories. Soil is provided for smaller containers.

Bring your own creative container!

A $15 voucher to be used toward purchasing plants and accessories will be provided for each York County 4-H member. Sponsored by the Dorothy & Howard May Fund.

RSVP by April 12

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

CSI: Crop Science Investigation

When: April 18 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Where: York County Extension Office

A workshop series for youth interested in science, agriculture, plants, crops, insects, or diseases. Each meeting will have different topics for you to become a detective to solve a problem and learn about science, crops, and plants in the process!

Attention Horse Exhibitors!

New 4-H Horse Show and Judging Guide Books are now available at the Extension Office. New classes and patterns have been added. Be sure to check it out!
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4-H Clover Chase: A Nebraska 150 Event

Nebraska 4-H, in partnership with the Nebraska 4-H Foundation, is celebrating the Nebraska Statehood 150 with the 4-H Clover Chase!

Between March 1 - August 15, 2017, Nebraska 4-H will be hosting a photo scavenger hunt for all 4-H members. Using an app, participants will complete challenges and submit photo entries on social media using #NE4HChase. After submitting photos and earning 150 points, participants will be eligible to receive a commemorative water bottle from their local Nebraska Extension Office and will be entered into a drawing to win a drone with video capability. The Nebraska Extension Office with the highest percentage of participation wins a free National Youth Science Day kit!

Complete details about the 4-H Clover Chase can be found at http://4h.unl.edu/clover-chase. Celebrate Nebraska’s Statehood, and Nebraska 4-H, by participating in this fun-filled opportunity with your friends, club, or family!

About Us

Extension is a Division of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln cooperating with the Counties and the United States Department of Agriculture.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension educational programs abide with the nondiscrimination policies of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the United States Department of Agriculture.

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