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2/1/23 4-H memo

Good morning,

Welcome to February!!


  • Make sure to complete your 4-H Online registration. There are some members who are in the Incomplete status, if you have any questions, please let me know. If you have not enrolled your kid(s)yet, please do so ASAP. Returning members enrollment fees have increased to $40.00!!
  • Beef Weigh-in; Feb 5th, 2023 @ 9:00 am.
  • 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.
  • 2022-2023 E-records are now available, please go to the Jackson County Extension website to download e-records. 4-H E-Records – Jackson County Extension ( If you have issues with the record books, please let me know and I can print you a copy if that would be easier.
  • 2023 Fairbook thank you ads: If you would like to place an ad in the 2023 Fairbook thanking your 2022 fair buyers, please get them to by March 1st. If you have any questions, please reach out to me.
  • Project Assistance Grants: Please see the attached sheets with information about the project assistance grants. Applications are due to the Extension Office by Feb 20th.
  • District Retreat Registration will be opening Feb 6th!! Kids 10- 18 4-H age ( 10 by Dec. 31, 2022) are eligible to attend. District Retreat is March 31-April 2 in Glenwood Springs. I will need a few parents to help haul/chaperone kids. If you are interested in this, please let me know and let me know how many kids you can haul.
  • District Officer applications due March 15th. If you are interested in running for a District Officer position (must be 14 by Dec 31st, 2022 and have held a 4-H Council officer position) please let me know. Officer applications will open along with District Retreat registration.


  • Beef Weigh-in February 5th at 9:00 am. Date or time might change due to weather, will see as it gets closer.
  • Council meeting February 13th @ 6:00 pm
  • Project Assistance Grants due February 20th
  • 2023 Fair book ads due March 1st.
  • Project deadlines:
    Beef- Weigh-in Feb 5th
    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 for District Retreat (kids 10 and up, 4-H age) March 31-April 2 in Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Project Drop deadline: June 1st
  • Swine, lamb & goat weigh-in- June 3rd
  • Save the date: North Park Jackpot- American Rumble 2023- June 10th


  • Attend 4 council meetings- Council meeting will be in Feb, April, May and Aug.
  • 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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