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Barber County

Upcoming Dates

February 9 Deadline for Club Day Entries

February 10 Deadline for BCCA Scholarship Applications 

February 12 4-H Day with the Lady Cats 

February 18 County Club Day

February 27 4-H Council at 7:00 P.M. at the ML Assembly of God

March 1 Deadline for Market Beef Tagging (County Fair)

March 11 Junior Swine Producer Day

March 18 Junior Meat Goat Producer Day

May 1 New Member Enrollment Deadline to show at the County Fair

May 1 Drop & Add Project Deadline for ALL Members 

May 6 Deadline for Breeding Beef and Small Animal Tagging (County Fair)

June 1 Horse Papers Deadline 

June 7-9 Discovery Days

June 16-17 Kansas 4-H Insect Spectacular

July 27-30 Barber County Fair  

August 8 4-H Wheat Expo, Pratt

August 19-20 (tentative) 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes, KSU

September 8-17 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson

October 1-7 National 4-H Week

4-H Council Meeting

The next 4-H Council Meeting is February 27 at 7:00 P.M. at the Medicine Lodge Assembly of God.  The Barber County Fair Board has asked that 4-H Council select a theme for the Barber County Fair this year.  Please bring ideas to share.  

4-H Day with the Lady Cats

Check back later this month for photos of this event!

County Club Days

Entries are due February 9 and schedules will be posted by February 11.

Citizenship in Action

We have delegates from Barber County attending and will post pictures of the event later this month!

Barber County Fair Tagging

We will continue with the online system for County Fair Tagging in 2023.

K-State Junior Swine Producer Day

This one-day educational event is devoted to the selection and management of youth swine projects. All ages and knowledge levels are invited! 

K-State Junior Meat Goat Producer Day

All ages and knowledge levels are invited! K-State faculty members, graduate students, undergraduate students, and guest speakers will cover topics including selection, meat science, nutrition, reproduction, health and wellness, facilities and equipment, clipping and grooming, and showmanship.

Camp 2023

Exciting news about 2023 Camp(s)!

Host Families Wanted

Looking for fun and excitement this summer? Host a new friend from Japan in your home this summer, July 22 – August 17. 

Kansas 4-H Scholarships 

Important details for scholarships.

National Volunteer Week Is Coming

It is time to get National Volunteer Week on your calendar so you are sure to have a plan to recognize your local 4-H and Extension Volunteers.

Record Book Round Up 

Record Books with new pages have been given to club leaders.  Read some goal setting tips and get a start on your record book this month.

Reporter's Corner: Club News

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.  Photos and text can be used.  If you do not see notes that you have submitted, please contact the Office to make sure it was received.  

State 4-H Master Calendar Link

Social Media

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