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Barber County

Upcoming Dates

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

February 28 Regional Club Day Entries Due

March 1 Deadline for Market Beef Tagging (County Fair)

March 11 Junior Swine Producer Day

March 18 Junior Meat Goat Producer Day

March 18 Regional Club Days (Schedule)

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 Day Camp

June 1 Horse Papers Deadline 

June 7-9 Discovery Days

June 13-15 County 4-H Camp

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

Photos of this event!

County Club Days

Results and Photos from Club Day and Photo Judging 

Citizenship in Action

Pictures of the event!

Barber County Fair Tagging

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

YQCA Training

Barber County hosted a YQCA Training on February 25.  Check out these photos of kids learning hands on how to care for their animals. 

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.

Statewide Photography Lesson

The Picture Perfect Youth Leaders of Shawnee County have designed this year's workshop around a theme of Starry Night - Glimpse Beyond the Camera Lens. The workshop offers NEW exciting youth and professionally led sessions. 

Camp 2023

Exciting news about 2023 Camps!

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. 

Spring in to Volunteering Training 

Statewide training for all volunteers is available in Salina on April 22.

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.

Rock Springs Open House

Rock Springs is holding an open house.  You are invited to see all of the improvements and spend a day visiting favorite locations.  

Record Book Round Up 

More tips on getting a start on your project forms.

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