Friday, May 27, 2016
The 4-H Tip Sheet provides timely advice for 4-H members.
State and Area 4-H deadlines for local Extension staff, 4-H members and volunteers.
Registration for the State 4-H Geology Field Trip closes May 22.
State Livestock Nominations, including commercial heifers, market swine, commercial gilts, market lambs, commercial ewes, and all meat goats (markets, commercial does, and registered does) are due June 15. Nomination is required to exhibit at KSF or KJLS.
The State 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest will be held Saturday, August 20, 2016 on the campus of Kansas State University, Manhattan. See the contest page for information about the knowledge test.
Join us for the Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo on Wednesday, August 3rd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Center, 7001 W. 21st St. North, Wichita, KS.
Horse judging deadlines
Announcing dates for Jr. Dairy Show
The 24th annual 4-H Insect Spectacular is set for June 24 & 25 at the Genesis Center, 123 N. Oak, Pratt, Kansas.
The 2016 State 4-H Horse Judging Contest is now open for registration! The contest will be held June 23rd, 2016, at the Ag Hall at the Saline County Expo Center, Salina, KS, with check in beginning at 8:30 AM. Registration is due June 10th, 2016.
Adding campers and/or camping numbers in 4HOnline is necessary in order to correctly populate part of your local ES-237 report.
Awards and Recognition
Farm Bureau is again sponsoring the Camp Counselor Recognition!
The Keith Neuway and Jim Adams Kansas 4-H Dog Care and Training Project Scholarship applications are due July 1, 2016.
The fifteenth annual conference Cambio de Colores (Change of Colors) will be held in Columbia, Missouri June 8-10. This professional development opportunity engages practitioners, researchers and those working in immigrant communities.
It is time to enroll for the 2017 Kansas 4-H and FFA Wheat Variety Plot program.
The 2016 Kansas State Fair rules state “if a fire burn ban is in effect for any county in Kansas, exhibitors in any Kansas county are not required to launch their rocket(s).
We all would like to believe that the Kansas 4-H Youth Development program is making a life-changing difference in the lives of youth. But how do we know for sure?
Payment process for Rock Springs.
Global Citizenship Opportunities
Help make the world seem a little smaller by inviting 5 to 6 Japanese students to stay with 4-H families in your Extension Unit for one month during the summer of 2017.
Seventeen of the eighteen hosts needed for this year’s inbounds in the IFYE Program have been identified and county staff has been contacted. At the time of this writing one family is needed for Mohit, a young farmer from India July 10 to July 31.
On June 18 Shota Wada, Garden City High School, and Yuriko Takeki, Clay Center High School, will depart for National Debriefing by States’ 4-H International Exchange Programs and then home.