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  • 2017 Andrea Ruesch Scholarship applications are now being accepted
    The Family of Andrea Ruesch established a 4-H scholarship with the Minnesota 4-H Foundation in memory of her dedication and contributions to the Minnesota 4-H program. Based on the family’s belief in positive youth development, the focus of this scholarship is on demonstrated learning through hands-on experience and using what you have learned to help others (youth leadership). Due date March 6 2017.
  • Attend Winter Roundup
    Exciting three day, two night conference focused on developing youth and adult leadership in the 4-H Horse Project. The conference is packed with speakers and educational workshops.
  • LQA&E Training: Levels I & II – Monday, February 27 from 6-9 pm
    Martin County 4-H will host LQA&E Training for Levels I and II on Monday, February 27 from 6-9 p.m. at the Fairmont Elementary with check-in beginning at 5:30pm. Please note: There is a $5 fee for any 4-Her’s coming from outside Martin County. Training is required every three years for anyone showing swine 3rd Grade* and up at the Martin County Fair as well as for anyone showing livestock 6th Grade and up.
  • Martin County 4-H Livestock Quiz Mania!
    Martin County 4-H Livestock Quiz Mania will allow our 4-H’ers the opportunity to take online quizzes on livestock species to rack up points for great prizes - all from the comfort of their own home! This will be a great way to prepare for Livestock Interviews at the County and State Fairs! Also, did we mention – GREAT PRIZES! THIS IS FOR ALL SPECIES.
  • Ambassador Program
    The Martin County 4-H Ambassador Program is coming back for 2016-2017! Ambassador Applications were given at the Kick-Off and are due to the Martin County Extension/4-H Office on November 30.

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U of M Extension
Martin County

104 Courthouse
201 Lake Ave
Fairmont MN 56031-1845
(507) 235-3341 (phone)
(507) 235-5772 (fax)

Martin County Extension Committee

  • Steve Flohrs
  • James Forshee
  • Rita Matjeka
  • Patti Mielke
  • Bruce Peters
  • Laurie Quinn
  • Jody Saxton
  • Dan Schmidtke
  • Terry Wagenman
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