Custer County presentation contest winners announced

BROKEN BOW — The 2019 Custer County 4-H presentation contest was June 14.

Results of the contest are as follows:

» Purple ribbon: Mahaya Jones and Maysa Jones.

» Premier presenter (Top presenter that is at least 10 years old by January 1, received a purple ribbon in the county contest, and will represent Custer County at the Nebraska State Fair): Mahaya Jones

» Champion ag presentation, $50 donated by Sargent Irrigation, Inc.: Mahaya Jones

» Champion home environment presentation, $10 donated byLyne’s Appliance, Brent Kirkpatrick: Maysa Jones.

July 15 is deadline to enter annual poultry photo contest

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is encouraging 4-H and FFA members to share their passion for poultry by entering NDA’s annual poultry photo contest.

NDA staff members will judge photo contest entries based on originality, composition and photographic skills. Contest rules and official entry forms are available online at

Winners will be announced during the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. NDA will feature winning photos throughout the year in promotional materials and on social media.

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