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  • Help out at the fair!

    Fairboard is asking for help staffing the Information booth in the exhibit hall.

    Please contact Lisa Bousquet 402-610-0689 to

    claim your spot!

    As the spring and summer progress you will need paperwork and more to assist with those fantastic 4-H projects. Our website has so much information or links to where you can find what you need. To check your 4-H enrollment , update your personal information, address, e-mail, phone or project enrollment: http://ne.4honline.com To complete Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (QA) training: http://yqca.learngrow.io For almost everything else, visit our website: http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/dakota In the red navigation bar select Dakota County 4-H. On this page in the grey boxes on the left you can navigate to the information you are need. County & State fair will have the fairbook, dates, entry information and more. (You can find links to ID sheets on the fair entry information page). If you can’t find something or it was hard to find let Tammy know.

    4-H IN FOCUS - DAKOTA COUNTY

    May 2017

    2017 Fairbook is online

    Where to find it?

    The 2017 fairbook is on our website? There are a couple of versions. One that is the complete 4-H section that would be just like the print version and another version that is individual pages, broken into section for each area. Hard copies should be available in about 3 weeks. Stop in the Extension Office for your copy!

  • District Horse Show & Horse Exhibitors

    Nebraska 4-H Nebraska FFA License Plate

    Deadline for ALL HORSE ID’S whether you will be attending Districts or not, is May 11th, 2017. Please submit the Id’s, liability waiver, entries for District and State Horse show by the 11th at 4:15 P.M!!! Don’t forget Level II testing must be completed by this date also. Proof of testing, riding skills, and more need to be submitted to Extension Office. District locations and dates: June 12th—Lexington June 19th—Hemingford June 13th—Taylor June 20th—Lincoln June 14th—Wayne State Horse Show, July 16th—20th, 2017

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    New Market sheep class for 2017 Prospect Lamb Class: Maximum weight in the Prospect Lamb Class is 100 pounds. Any lamb 101 pounds or over will be shown in the Market Lamb Class. Prospect Lambs are not eligible for overall Market Lamb

    Take your support of “Making the Best Better” and “Learning to Do” wherever you go with the new license plates showcasing Nebraska 4-H and Nebraska FFA! The Nebraska 4-H Foundation and Nebraska FFA Association in cooperation with the Nebraska FFA Alumni, have teamed up to create the first ever license plate supporting the two largest youth organizations in Nebraska. Similar to other organizational specialty license plates, there must be 250 applications received before the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing this organizational plate. Order yours today by filling out the application form at http:// ne4hfoundation.org and mailing it along with the $70 fee to the Nebraska 4-H Foundation. Be one of the first 4-H and FFA license plate owners and show the world you are an advocate of these outstanding youth organizations. Show your support of using your “Head, Heart, Hands and Health” to promote “Premier Leadership, Personal Growth and Career Success.”

    All market sheep and goats (and their handlers) must attend the Dakota~Thurston County sheep & goat official weigh-in. Date: Wednesday, May 3st, 2017 Where: Dakota~Thurston County fairgrounds—1547 Stable Drive, South Sioux City, NE Time: 6:00—8:00 P.M. Sheep and goats will be weighed and tagged at this time. Please bring money ($1’s preferred) to pay for tags. DNA samples will also be collected

    Sheep/Goat Weigh-in

  • The Dakota-Thurston County Fair will be July 30-August 6, 2017. Pre-fair judging events will be July 26-31. The theme is 50 Years of Family Fun. If you run across old pictures please send to Lisa Bousquet (dakotathurstoncountyfair@mail.com). She is trying to get something put together to highlight 50 years. Originals will be returned, or scan and e-mail photos to Lisa If you prefer the Fairboard making the article please let Lisa and Mary Paeper know.

    The Exhibit Hall will have AC this year!!!!

    Dakota~Thurston County Fair Updates

    Interested in Judging at County Fairs?

    New Late Policy for ID/Affidavits

    Adults interested in judging county and state 4-H projects need to complete the Judges registration. By completing the judges registration online process, you are agreeing to be screened according to the 4-H Youth Safety Policy. Once the screening process is complete, registration information will be supplied to county Extension Offices and State Fair 4-H superintendents. Those interested in hiring you to judge will contact you directly. Training resources have been developed by Nebraska 4-H staff to prepare 4-H judges in their effort to create a positive experience for youth at county fairs across the state and at the Nebraska State Fair. http://4h.unl.edu/judges/registration

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    Late ID Policy: 4-H members are to turn in affidavits/ID”s bye the deadline of June 15th of the current 4-H year. Except for horse affidavits which are due May 11th, of the current 4-H year. Affidavits that are submitted past the deadline will be accessed a $10 fee per individual. Affidavits will be accepted up to one week past the deadline, as long as the late fee has been paid. Any addition or changes will only be effective for county fair. Market Beef and Market Sheep are required to attend a official county weigh-in, affidavits are to be turned in at that time.

    2017 Animal Exhibitor Handbook is Now Available

    the 2017 Animal Exhibitor Handbook is now available and can be found online at http://4h.unl.edu/ employee/state-fair under Handbooks. For any questions you may contact Brandy Wagner at bwagner5@unl.edu/

    The Fair Board is also looking to set up a schedule for each 4 -H Club or Staff to do a short shift in the information window of the Fair Office. Let the Extension Office know if you're interested

  • Need something to do this summer? Check out the plethora of camps and workshops available in your own backyard and across the state!

    For a wide variety of experiences visit the http://extension.unl.statewide/dakota/4-Hcamps/ Camps, clinics workshops, progress shows, horse shows and more are posted here as shared by other counties across the state. Junior Robotics for students going into 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/dakota/logo-robotics  May 30th, 31st & June 1st, Gardner Public Library, Wakefield  June 5th, 6th & 7th, Laurel Community Center, Laurel  June 21st, 22nd, & 23rd, Dixon County Extension Office, Concord  July 18th, 19 & 20th, South Sioux City High School Library, South Sioux City EV3 Robotics for students going into grade 4 and up http://extension.unl.edu/statewide/dakota/logo-robotics  May 30th, 31st & June 1st—Gardener Public Library, Wakefield  June 5th, 6th, & 7th—Laurel Community Center, Laurel  June 21st, 22nd, & 23rd—Dixon County Extension Office, Concord  July 11th, 12th & 13th—South Sioux City High School Library, South Sioux City STEM Daycamp June 27th South Sioux City High School Library - STEM Daycamp is geared to connect youth to science, technology, engineering, and math with hands-on problem solving strategies. Solar Cars * Circuits * Coding Ponca Daycamp Come get a taste of camp in your own backyard at this year's 4-H Ponca Day Camp. It will be held at Ponca State Park on Tuesday, June 20th. All 4-H members and their friends ages 8-11 in Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Thurston, and Wayne counties are invited to attend this hands-on camp. For complete registration/health statement please contact the Nebraska Extension Office in Dakota County. Registrations are due by Friday, June 9th. More information is available at extension.unl.edu/statewide/Dakota/education-programs/Dakota-county-4-h/ Come on! Camp can't get any closer Big Red Summer Academic Camps Big Red Summer Academic Camps are residential career exploration camps held at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. By participating in a camp youth get the opportunity to explore the UNL campus, meet people from across the country, spend time investigating an interest or potential career, and have a lot of fun! During the week-long camps, participants will work with UNL faculty to explore the topic of their particular camp, like filmmaking or crop science. After spending several fun-filled days on campus, participants' families are invited to attend a special capstone event where youth showcase their achievements. Big Red Summer Academic Camps are open to all youth grades 10th-12th including recent high school graduates. All housing and food is provided for participants throughout the duration of the camp. Space is limited and camps will fill on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each camp offered has a specific number of openings, please see Big Red Summer Academic Camp Sessions for a list of camps offered this year, descriptions, participant limits, costs, and scholarship opportunities. Camps are hosted by Nebraska 4-H and UNL faculty members in various academic areas across campus.

    Summer Workshops

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  • And More Summer Fun Stuff Bottle Lamps May 20th 2017 9:00 a.m. to 12:00