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Super Fair static exhibit check in, July 31

4-H & FFA static exhibits at the Lancaster County Super Fair do not preregister, but MUST be physically checked in during Static Exhibit Check-in on Tuesday, July 31 between 4–8 p.m. at the Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln Room. Details HERE

Super Fair 4-H interview judging, Aug. 1

Interview judging is Wednesday, Aug. 1 beginning at 9 a.m. in the Lincoln Room. 4-H’ers have the opportunity to talk to judges about their fair static exhibits and share what was easy, what was challenging and the lessons they learned. 4-H’ers also learn what the judge looks for and how to improve skills. Details HERE

Clover Kids Show & Tell at Super Fair, Aug. 5

All Clover Kids, youth ages 5–7 by Jan. 1, 2018, are invited to show & tell one of their 4-H exhibits or a small animal during Clover Kids Show & Tell on Sunday, Aug. 5 in the Lincoln Room, Clover Kids exhibit area (15-minute time slots run from 1–2:45 p.m.). Details HERE

Livestock Judging Contest, Aug. 5

A 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest will be held during the Lancaster County Super Fair on Sunday, Aug. 5, 12 noon–2 p.m. in Pavilion 1. Register by Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m. in the Livestock Office at the fair. Details HERE

4-H Fair Book, handouts, forms and other resources for Super Fair

The Lancaster County Super Fair will be Aug. 2-5, 2018 at the Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln. The 4-H & FFA Fair Book contains complete entry information for exhibiting in 4-H/FFA. This and other resources, including handouts, forms and video examples are now online HERE

New 4-H Cooking Project Books

Starting in 2018, Lancaster County will be using the new 4-H Cooking series, 4-H Cooking 101-401. A new Home Food Preservation series is also available. “Let’s Bake Quick Breads” is another new foods project book which includes gluten-free bread recipes. More information HERE

4-H Council Golf Tournament fundraiser

The 2nd annual 4-H Council Golf Tournament fundraiser will be on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Hidden Valley Golf Club, 10501 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln. 1 p.m. shotgun start. 4-person scramble. Cost is $75 per person/$300 per team. Flyer HERE

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4-H Year in Review!

2018 4-H Achievement Celebration Results

In 2017, Lancaster County 4-H engaged 35,946 youth through clubs, school enrichment and after-school programs. 1,946 adults volunteered. Lancaster County, 4-H is a cooperative effort between University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Lancaster County government.

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