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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet is a monthly newsletter that provides valuable information to local Extension offices, as well as Kansas 4-H families. The deadlines posted may be different than those set by local Extension offices. In addition, local Extension offices may not be able to provide chaperones and/or transportation to statewide Kansas 4-H events, programs, trainings and activities. Always check with your local Extension office before registering.

Deadlines

State Livestock Nominations Due
State Livestock Nominations are due June 15 for animals to be eligible for the Kansas State Fair Grand Drive and/or KJLS. This includes market animals and commercial breeding females. The deadline includes online submission and postmarking DNA envelopes.

From the 4-H Program Leader

State 4-H Updates
Staff transitions within the State 4-H Office.

Project Information

Kansas 4-H Wheat Variety
4-H Wheat Variety Plot Sign Up
Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo
Kansas 4-H Wheat Expo to be held August 4 in Stafford County.

Curriculum and Publications

4-H Publications Update
Recently updated 4-H publications this month include two titles that were translated into Spanish. One highlights the role of judges in 4-H the other helps 4-H’ers explore projects.

Program Information

YQCA Requirement for State Shows
All Kansas State Fair Grand Drive and KJLS exhibitorsare required to be YQCA certified to be eligible to show. Certification must be valid through 10/2/22 to be accepted. Exhibitors will upload their certificate at the time of nomination.
Livestock Sweepstakes Scheduled for August 20-21
Save the date! The 2022 Kansas 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes will be hosted August 20-21 in Manhattan. This event includes the state 4-H livestock judging contest, meat judging contest, livestock skillathon, and quiz bowl. Entries will be due August 1.

Fair Resources

Check Your Peanut Butter
Check your cupboards for recalled Jif peanut butter.