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1-31-2022 4-H memo

Good Morning Everyone,


  • Fair Paper is HERE!! Please stop by the Extension Office to pick up some copies.
  • 2022 Fairbook thank you ads: If you would like to place an ad in the 2022 Fairbook thanking your 2021 fair buyers, please get them to by March 1st. If you have any questions please reach out to me.
  • Beef Weigh-in; Feb 6th, 2022 @ 9:00 am. If weather looks questionable, please WAIT AT HOME, until you receive notification on if weigh-in is a go or not.  
  • Ownership deadline for beef is the weigh-in date. If you plan to show breeding beef, I need to know the tag number, breed and age of your breeding project. The heifers do not need to come to weigh-in unless you would like a weight on them.
  • Project Assistance Grants: Please see the attached sheets with information about the project assistance grants. Applications are due to the Extension Office by Feb 14th.
  • 4-H Enrollment, please go to to re-enroll or sign up as a new member. If you have changed your email from last year, please let me know BEFORE re-enrolling, so I can change it for you first. This way we avoid creating duplicates. If you have any questions on enrollment, please reach out to me and I will help you.
  • For new members the enrollment fee is $22.00. You must be an “Active” (this means enrolled and paid) 4-H member to participate in 4-H activities. Please sign up and come pay at the Extension office soon. Returning members: Fee have increased to $32.00 now. Please enroll ASAP.
  • Our next council meetings will be: February 14, April 11, June 7 (Tuesday due to Shooting sports)  and August 8. Meetings will start at 5:45 pm. Please try to attend the majority of these meetings as we do vote on important events and topics.
  • 2021-2022 E-records are now available, please go to the Jackson County Extension website to download e-records. 4-H E-Records – Jackson County Extension ( PDF versions still have the 2020-2021 year on them, they are working on changing them and I will upload the correct ones as soon as they are done. If you have issues with the record books, please let me know and I can print you a copy if that would be easier.
  • Please see the Important Dates section for important deadlines to sign up for projects.


  • Steer Weigh-in Feb 6th, 2022 @ 9:00 am.
  • Project Assistance grants due Feb 14th.
  • 4-H Council meeting Feb 14th @ 5:45 pm at the Wattenberg Center
  • 2022 Fairbook Ads due March 1st.
  • Project deadlines:
    Beef- Feb 6th
    Swine, Lamb, Goat, Dog, Horse, Rabbit and Poultry- April 1st
    Shooting Sports- April 1st
    Home arts projects- April 1st
  • Dog & Horse ID’s must be completed in 4-H Online by April 1st
  • Save the date- 4-H District Retreat April 1-3, 2022. 4-H members must be 10 4-H age to attend.
  • Project Drop deadline: June 1st


  • Attend 4 council meetings
  • Participate in a community service project
  • Participate in a fundraiser
  • Clean at the SCD once per year
  • Complete and turn in a record book for each project you are enrolled in

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

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