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The first Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Club Fat Stock Show was held in 1927. It continues today as the Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Youth Livestock Exposition, and 4-H'ers from eight states, including Nebraska, participate. Ak-Sar-Ben has also supported 4-H through the years by offering premiums and special awards to county and state fair winners.

prize-winning sheep
Georgia Stevens with her Ak-Sar-Ben prize-winning sheep in 1962.
Courtesy: Georgia L. Stevens

prize-winning sheep
Al-Sar-Ben 4-H sale in 1943.

Linen cap
Linen, AK-SAR-BEN 4-H cap.
Val Kuska Collection

Buy AK Beef Day
In 1963 two 4-H'ers helped Gov. Frank Morrison proclaim "Buy AK Beef Day."
NSHS 054.9: 13-16


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I Pledge...

Once a 4-H family;
Always a 4-H family

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