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Barber County

Upcoming Dates

April 23 - Shutterbug Photography Event - Botanica

May 1 - New Members Enrollment Deadline to show at Fair

May 1 - Drop & Add Project Deadline for ALL Members

May 1 - Horse Papers Deadline

May 7 - Shutterbugs at the Zoo

May 10 - Dog Project Meeting @ 6:30 P.M. call Paula @ 620-886-2051 for more details.  

May 21 - Walk Kansas Concludes

May 23 – 4-H Council Meeting (Lincoln Library – Medicine Lodge, KS)

June 1-3 - Discovery Days

June 3-12 - Citizenship Washington Focus

June 7-8 - KSU Horse Judging Camp

June 8 – Day Camp (Camp Mennoscah – Murdock, KS)

June 14-15 South Central District Horse Clinic (Kingman, KS)

June 15 - State Nomination Deadline for Small Livestock

June 9 - State Horse Judging Contest

June 17-18 - Insect Spectacular

July 28-31 - Barber County Fair

Junior Superintendents at the Fair


The Barber County Fair is quickly approaching, July 28-31, 2022.  We are asking all youth 13 and older to volunteer to be a Junior Superintendent.  Your job will be to help the adult Superintendent with the entry arrangement, attaching ribbons, marking cards, or any other task they ask of you.  If there is a particular department that you would like to help with, please call the Extension Office at 620-886-3971 to volunteer.

Departments will be assigned on a first come first served basis and all members will be assigned a job by May 20th.

Day Camp


Day Camp is June 8th.  Sign up is due May 25th.

SC District Horse Clinic

The South Central District Horse Clinic is June 14-15, 2022 at Kingman, KS. Barber County’s own Kerry Kuhn will be the instructor! The registration is $100/Day. You can register for either day or both. The Barber County 4-H Foundation is offering Clinic Scholarships. If you are interested in applying, please send a short essay explaining your desire and need for the clinic tojgoodno@ksu.eduby May 16, 2022.  

See the flyer for details on the Barber County Spring Show.  


3 Seniors awarded Barber County 4-H Foundation Scholarships. 

Shutterbug Photography Events 2022

Shutterbug events are photography workshops put on across the state by the Kansas State 4-H Photography Action Team. Workshops are typically scheduled as a morning session and concentrate on a variety of aspects of composition. The events typically end around Noon.

2022 State Livestock Nomination Information Released

The state livestock nomination process is transitioning to an online system this year! This will require families to plan ahead in order to successfully complete their nominations.

Barber County Extension Hiring

Want to be part of the K-State Extension Team? We have a short-term positions and 1 full-time option open.

Record Book Roundup

Monthly suggestions on steps to be taking with the new Project Report Forms to complete your Record Book.  

Reporter's Corner

All Club Reporter's Notes can be published in this section of the Online News.  To be published, the notes should be sent to reubank@ksu.edu by the 20th of each month.