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4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

2014 Fountain County 4-H Fair - July 11-17, 2014 

April - May Clover Chatter Newsletter

4-H Manuals

4-H Record Sheets

2014 4-H Fountain County Handbook- Includes Fountain County 4-H Policy,
Project Guidelines and the following:
     List of Club Leaders
     List of Project Leaders
     Project and Livestock Superintendents

Online registration for the 2014 4-H year has begun! You can begin the enrollment process by clicking the following link:  https://www.four-h.purdue.edu/enroll. If you need access to a computer or assistance with enrollment, you may call the office at 793-2297, email Anne at awoolwin@purdue.edu, or stop by the office anytime Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Online Animal Enrollment for Horse and Pony and Goats: All 4-Hers who have signed up for Horse and Pony or who are showing goats need to complete the online animal enrollment by May 15th. Registration will be open March 19th. Be on the lookout for your Member ID and password from Anne Woolwine. Please contact Courtney at 793-2297 with questions or concerns.

The Beef Meeting will be held on January 15th at the d'Arlier in Veedersburg, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The 2014 Beef I.D. Day is currently being scheduled.  NEW for 2014:  All commercial heifers and steers should plan to attend the weigh in. 

Beef Weigh-In and the Beef Workshop will be held on March 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Veedersburg Sale Barn.  For 2014:  Any Steer planning to show at the 2014 Indiana State Fair must be weighed in!  The workshop will focus on nutrition and health management and will begin at 11:30 a.m.

4-H Dog Obedience and Agility Callout will be held on March 26th at the d'Arlier Cultural Center in Veedersburg, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  Practices will be held on Wednesday evenings from April 16th to July 9th with times to be announced at a later date.  Please contact Samantha Bayless for more information at (765) 714-0927.

Sheep and Goat ID Day will be held on Saturday, May 10th, at the Fairgrounds from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  All meat and market goats must be tagged and retinal scanned.  All market lambs and commercial ewes must be tagged and retinal scanned.  All registered breeding sheep must be retinal scanned.  If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office or the Sheep and Goat Superintendents.  The Sheep Superintendents, Chris and Blake Nickle, may be reached at
(765) 585-4565 and the Goat Superintendent, Eric Osborn, may be reached at (765) 585-4155.

Rabbit Tattoo Day will be held on May 10th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds.

Junior Leaders
Fountain County 4-H Junior Leaders offers the opportunity to develop leadership abilities to plan, organize, and reason.  While working with others they make new friends and become leaders in their community.  Junior Leaders can become eligible for 4-H trips, awards, and scholarships. 

The next Junior Leader meeting will be held on April 17th at the Fairgrounds, beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Geranium orders will be collected at the meeting.

  • Meeting places will be published in the Clover Chatter and / or on the Purdue Extension Fountain County Facebook page.

 

 

Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information on 4-H Youth Development:

Indiana 4-H - County Fair dates, events, contacts and volunteer information.