Nebraska Extension Reminds 4-H, FFA Members Of County Fair Deadlines

WAYNE – Deadlines are hear for those Wayne County 4-Hers and FFA Members who plan on showcasing their talents during the 2020 Wayne County Fair in July.

Although fair events have been put on hold, the 4-H and FFA Fair has been modified to run from Saturday, July 18 – Saturday, July 25. Attendance will be restricted in line with the Directed Health Measures (DHMs) in place at the time. These shows will also be closed to the public as each 4-H/FFA member will receive tickets to allow parents, grandparents and other family members enter the fairgrounds to watch the show.

According to a release from the Nebraska Extension office in Wayne county, all ID’s of breeding and market, bucket calf, feeder calf, Renee’s herd builder cow/calf pairs and dairy cattle; breeding meat, market, dairy and pygmy goats; breeding and market sheep; horse; rabbits and swine are due by Wednesday, July 1.

County fair horse level testing; bucket calf records; clover kids’ animal entries, favorite foods and presentation contest; cat, dog and ferret proof of vaccinations; DNA envelopes for state fair; Youth for Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) entries; shopping in style written report and narration as well as a $15 fee for clothing challenge fashion show records are also due Wednesday.

Online entries which are due include the state fair and Aksarben animal nominations and payment along with all animal, contest day and static entries (8 p.m. online) except floriculture and horticulture.

Entries can be submitted via email, dropped off using the drop box at the Wayne County Courthouse or brought into the office.

Check for more information or call 402-375-3310 if you have any questions.