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Jackson County LogoThe Jackson County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

5/11/2020 4-H memo

Good Morning,

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19: We are in constant communication with CSU Extension regarding this pandemic and are being advised on how to proceed during this time. Current directive:

  • Our office is now open again to the public. We will still continue to maintain safety measures at the office.
  • Face-to-face suspension of ALL 4-H events and activities goes to May 15th. We will get more information this week as to how we are to proceed after May 15th.
  • LEADERS: If you have any questions regarding meetings or events please contact me at the Extension Office.
  • AT THIS TIME: We are still moving forward and planning for FAIR!!!
                 

NEW:

  • Kids are able to clean the SCD Basement during this time to get  started on their council requirements. Please contact Lacey to set a time and get a key. I am in the office on Monday’s and Thursday’s.
  • Virtual 4-H Council meeting May 12th @ 7:00 pm. We will be doing the meeting via ZOOM. Here is the link to download zoom, https://zoom.us/download,  you can put it on your computer, phone or iPad. You do not need to set-up an account to attend a meeting. I will send out the meeting invite on TODAY. Please let me know if you have questions. I will send out the meeting invite next Monday.

IMPORTANT DATES: Some of these dates may change due to current suspension directives.

  • MORE INFO TO COME: May 30th, Swine, Lamb & Goat Weigh-in @ 9:00 am

REMINDERS:

  • We are selling cookbooks as a fundraiser. If you would like to help sell them, please contact Lacey.
  • 4-H Council Requirements- please get these requirements done ASAP.
          * Attend at least 2 council meetings- 4 left!!
          * Participate in a minimum of 1 Council community service
          * Participate in a minimum of 1 Council fundraiser
          * Complete all requirements for the 4-H clubs you are involved in
          * Submit a completed record book in October
          * Clean the SCD Basement once a year.

Have a great day. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.