Dodge County 4-H Blast
May 6, 2016
Hard Copy List (May 6, 2016): Myron Anderews, Ann Brodd, Hope Bunn, Pamela Cech, Keegan Fischer, Jill Francis, Lori Franzluebbers, Robin Harms, Faith Hemme, Cindy Judds-Krenk Sara Ness, Landon Olson, Chris Ondracek,Lois Palmer, Rachel Purcell, and Joan Ruskamp.
Novice Division-Speech ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Junior Divsion-Speech
Gold: Ariana Pitterson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gold: Paige Bunn
Silver: Seth Pitterson~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Silver: Joseph Blaha
Bronze: Chase Hartman
Intermediate Division-Speech ~~~~~~~~~~~ PSA:
Gold Emily Brodd ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Junior: Gold-Alexa Brodd
Silver: Dalton Blaha ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Intermediate: Gold-Emily Brodd
Bronze: Evan Hartman
Blue Ribbon Winners
Senior: Taylor Gregory
Intermediate: Kaden Gregory
Novice: Alexa Brodd, Ashely Abrahams, & Olivia Buresh
Clover Kids: Josiah Pitterson, Kelsey Bunn, and Hallie Mottle
~~Dodge County 4-H News~~
Horse Level Testing Deadlines
Level testing & ID forms and entries are due May 13th into the office for State and District shows. Level testing & ID forms must be completed by June 1 for youth only competing at the County level.
Our area District Horse Show will be held in Leigh on June 16, but youth are able to attend other district shows.
Livestock Quality Assurance Information - DUE June 15
Livestock Quality Assurance: All 4-H members exhibiting Beef, Sheep, Swine, Dairy, Dairy Goats, Meat Goats, Rabbits and Poultry will need to complete their Livestock Quality Assurance for 2016. This is an online course that you need to complete three modules within your age division. For step-by-step directions on how to complete your registration for this course go to: http://4h.unl.edu/qualityassuranceprogram and go to Quality Assurance Moodle Course Guide. If you have been in the course previous years, please use your same email and password to re-enroll. This will allow you to see which modules you have completed in previous years.
The process is the same as last year for members. NEW: 4-H leader enrollment will be completed using the online system. ENROLLMENT DEADLINE. June 15, 2016 We encourage you to enroll by May 1 so not to miss out on important 4-H updates and dates.
~~Nebraska 4-H News~~
The Youth Entrepreneurship Issue Team is piloting a new program for high school Juniors and Seniors called Startup Sprint. It is modeled after of the 3 Day Startup concept and is an intensive experience for motivated, entrepreneurially-minded students. It will be held on May 26th through May 28th at McCook Community College (they stay in the dorms) and costs just $20. Click for more information.
2016 Online Horticulture Judging Contest - Open to 4-H Youth & Adults!
The 2016 Nebraska 4-H Online Horticulture Judging contest is just around the corner. This year the contest will be available from June 10th at 8:00 a.m. until June 20th at 8:00 a.m. It is composed of three parts; general knowledge questions, plant part and seed identification, as well as a judging portion. More information about this event!
Livestock & Small Animal Clinics, Workshops, and Programs
- Free Beef Fitting Clinic (Monday, May 16, 2016) Cuming County Fairgrounds.
- 4-H Horse Judging Contest - Saturday, May 14, 2016
- Animal Science Field Day - May 26, 2016
- District Horse Show
- June 16th - Leigh
- P.A.S.E & Life Challenge June 19-21 - Registration Due June 1
- The 2016 Nebraska State Horse Show will be held on July 10-14 at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE.
Nebraska Mystery Foods Event
Raising Nebraska, the agricultural literacy exhibit open year-round at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds, is hosting a competitive food preparation event for youth ages 10-18. The Nebraska Mystery Foods Event will be at 1p.m. June 3, 2016 at the exhibit in Grand Island.
Science Saturday's- Free and open to the Public
May 14 – Pollinator Power by Doug Golick
June 11 – Create a Backyard Habitat by Terri James & Elizabeth Killinger
July 9 – Selling your Beans designed by NE Extension Economists