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    Register for the 2019 Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge!

    Team registrations are now open for the 2019 Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge! The challenge is designed for youth in grades 3 - 12 and provides an opportunity for youth to problem solve while using their imaginations, working with others and having a fun experience!

    Save the date for YELLO!

    The State Ambassadors are asking youth in grades 6+ to save the date for the 2019 YELLO! youth leadership conference. The conference will take place June 11-14 in St. Paul. Registration will open by April 1.

    2019 Minnesota 4-H scholarships available for college-bound 4-H youth

    Extension development and Minnesota 4-H offer several scholarships for 4-H youth who are pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Over $20,000 is awarded annually through a competitive application process. All applications are due to the Extension development office by April 1.

    2019 animal science lease information is now available

    Minnesota 4-H allows the leasing of animal science projects to ensure that all members have the opportunity to experience the showing of livestock projects. Animal science lease information has been updated for 2019 and is available on our website.

    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!

    Shooting Sports Practices

    The Minnesota 4-H Shooting Sports/Wildlife Program is designed to promote life skills through a safe and educational program. Young people learn by doing, as they experience hands-on learning in shooting sports and wildlife education.

    Attention Minnesota 4-H Dairy Families

    There are four reminders Minnesota 4-H dairy project members will want to keep in mind:

    4-H Family Fun Night Volunteers Wanted

    We are in search of youth and adult volunteers who would be willing to lead activity tables at our 4-H Family Fun Night. Each club is asked to provide at least one activity.

    McLeod County 4-H Family Fun Night

    We hope you can join us on Monday, March 4 for 4-H Family Fun Night.

    Market Beef and Dairy Steer Deadline - February 15

    Beef project members are reminded to have their market beef and dairy steers tagged and identified by February 15. You have until 11:59 p.m. on February 15 to enter them into 4honline or turn ID paperwork into the Extension Office. Reminder: Cloverbud Beef Projects do NOT tag or ID their projects; instead they will indicate their intent to show an animal through their county fair registration in July. Prospect Dairy Steers (county fair only class) & Other Prospect Calves must be identified no later than May 15.
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