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4-H in Cottonwood County

    2019 Southwest Animal Science Challenge
    Dairy, general livestock, and horse enthusiasts – mark your calendar! The eighth annual Southwest Animal Science Challenge will be held Saturday, February 16, at the Wabasso Public School. This is a day-long 4-H event that consists of project bowl competition, hands-on skill-a-thon stations, and project workshops led by industry-leading professionals.
    Make plans to attend 4-H Agronomy Day on March 9th
    Plan to attend a 4-H Agronomy Day to be held at Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN on March 9, 2019.
    Check out the new 4-H Agronomy Project Kits!
    Do you want help getting started on a fair project related to Agronomy? Sign up for a 4-H Agronomy Kit between January 1 to February 15, 2019!
    Message from Jennifer: Discovering your flow in 4-H
    Minnesota 4-H state director Jennifer Skuza encourages us to discover and pursue what makes us flow.
    Attend spring 2019 SS&W Leader Certification Training
    4-H SS&W Leader Certification Trainings will be held April 6-7 in Isanti County and April 27-28 in Jordan. These trainings are designed for adults and youth that lead or would like to lead training in shooting sports, wildlife, or ATV safety. Deadlines for registering for the trainings are March 22 and April 12. Disciplines fill quickly, so make sure registration forms are sent in early!
    Communicate winter weather cancellation plans
    Review and communicate winter weather cancellation plans of 4-H programs, activities and outings to help ensure the safety of 4-H members and families during the winter months.
    Engineering Design Challenge task announcement
    The 2019 Engineering Design Challenge task and handbook will soon be posted on the Engineering Design Challenge website. While you're waiting, get your team going by working on activities in the Engineering Design Challenge learning guide.
    Look at what's coming up for Cottonwood County 4-H.
    Horse & Livestock PDC Meetings
    The horse PDC will have a meeting on Monday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office and the livestock PDC will have a meeting on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Extension Office.
    Market Beef ID & Weigh In
    Market Beef ID & weigh in will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at Troy & Hilary Paplow's.

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