Saturday, July 4, 2015
The 4-H Tip Sheet provides timely advice for 4-H members.
State 4-H deadlines for local Extension staff, 4-H members and volunteers.
From the 4-H Program Leader
The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015.
Kansas 4-H Intermediate Family and Consumer Science Judging contest information and resources are now available. Contest will be held September 19, at the Kansas State Fair.
The Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo will be held on Thursday, August 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the K-State Ag Research Center Auditorium, 1232 240 Avenue, Hays, KS 67601. It is open to all 4-H family members, 4-H leaders and Extension staff.
Most children don’t know that milk comes from cows, or that pizza comes from flour that is ground from wheat, sauce that is made from tomatoes, and that pepperoni is made from pork and beef. Sadly, as adults, many of us don’t know much more.
Junior Dairy Show August 13-15.
As wheat harvest begins it is time to remind members to re-enroll or ask new members to enroll by July 24, 2015, for the 2016 Kansas 4-H and FFA Wheat Variety Plot program.
Awards and Recognition
Farm Bureau is again sponsoring the Camp Counselor Recognition! Camp Counselors must be entered into 4HOnline this year using the instructions found at http://www.kansas4-h.org/doc18216.ashx no later than July 15.
Kansas 4-H Dog Conference theme design contest submissions and dog scholarship applications are due in July.
Kansas State Fair
Kansas 4-H Intermediate Family and Consumer Science judging contest information and resources are now available. Contest will be held September 19, at the Kansas State Fair.
Information about the Kansas State Fair entry system
Horse entry details for the Kansas State Fair Fair.
As we take part in measures to ensure inclusion of youth on the spectrum in 4-H, it can be helpful for Extension professionals and volunteers to have some simple techniques to follow to support the youth in taking part in the 4-H experience.
Five International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE) inbound participants will spend from five weeks to three months in Kansas summer 2015 with Kansas 4-H host families.
As part of an exchange program arranged by States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs, Kansas will host ten 4H Norge members and two chaperones, who live in various parts of Norway.
There are seven Kansas 4-H members and alumni experiencing 4-H exchange programs in other countries summer 2015.
The judging process is a vital part of the county fair educational experience. We encourage you to send the document “Creating A Positive Experience for 4-H Youth at the County Fair” along with other details to your county fair judges.
Lexie Hayes joined the K-State Research and Extension Team on June 7th as the Extension Assistant, Youth Livestock Coordinator. She is a SE Kansas native who was a 12 year Greenwood County 4-H’er.
Kansas State University is updating its official address standard to meet technology and safety guidelines. The change is effective immediately.
Walnut Creek District - Ness City Office Relocated!
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