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  • Are you interested in becoming a 4-H dairy goat judge?

    A 4-H dairy goat judges training is planned for Saturday, May 19 at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Adults (past 4-H age eligibility) who are interested should mark their calendars and register now!
  • Learn about new Livestock Quality Assurance training options for 4-H animal science members

    New in 2018 – 4-H animal science members can participate in one of two options for Livestock Quality Assurance certification training: 1) Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics (LQA&E) training, or 2) Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training. All youth participating as state fair 4-H livestock exhibitors must complete Livestock Quality Assurance training requirements.
  • Attend spring 2018 SS&W Leader Certification Training

    Register by April 6 for the April 21-22 training to be held at the Long Lake Conservation Center in Palisades. This training is for Minnesota 4-H adults and youth (9th grade and older) that lead or would like to lead training in shooting sports or wildlife.
  • Project Day Spotlight - April 21

    Here's an exciting opportunity for youth to make some fair projects! Project Day Spotlight will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Windom High School (enter through the east doors). Registration will be 15 minutes prior to the first session you're attending. There are eight sessions offered and youth can select three project sessions they would like to participate in. The sessions are FREE thanks to funding from the United Drive!
  • It's Time to Register for SW 4-H Summer Camp!

    SW 4-H Camp registrations are now open! Youth in grades 3-6 will not want to miss out on this amazing camp adventure. Camp will again be held at Shetek Lutheran Ministries Camp on Lake Shetek. Campers will choose from five exciting tracks. Tracks will fill up fast, so hurry to make sure you get your favorites.
  • Southwest Animal Science Challenge

    Thank you to our presenters, moderators, and judges that helped at Southwest Animal Science Challenge!
  • Calendar

    Check out what's coming up for Cottonwood County 4-H!
  • LEGO Robotics

    Thanks to a Remick Foundation grant, United Way of Southwest Minnesota grant, ShopKo Foundation grant, Odell Wind Farm grant, and donations from Highwater Ethanol and Windom Kiwanis for supporting the LEGO Robotics program!
  • Market Beef Weigh In & ID

    Thank you to Paplows for hosting the beef weigh in and thanks to everyone that helped throughout the morning!
  • Tips for selecting County Fair exhibits

    Here are some things you should think about when planning county fair exhibits.
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