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4-H in Rock 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.
    Fruit & More sales
    Rock County 4-H will be selling fruit, frozen food, and puffins again this year. More information and club packets should be available on Tuesday, January 8th at the Federation meeting. Make sure to get out there and sell fruit!
    January Pajama party Cloverbud meeting
    Attention Cloverbuds ages K-2nd grades! Join us for our January Pajama Party Cloverbud meeting on Monday, January 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the Extension Office Meeting Room. We need at least 5 youth to sign up so please spread the word so that we can make this event happen! This meetings theme will be winter and the holidays.
    Horse learning opportunities- upcoming meeting
    Our Horse Superintendents and awesome volunteers have been working at providing opportunities for our Rock County 4-H youth that are currently involved or are new and would like more information about the Horse Project. Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office Meeting Room. If you or anyone you know is interested in learning more about our horse program and the horse project, please plan to join us for our next meeting!

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