4-H Events and Opportunities

Program Contact: Shannon Rowley, Extension Coordinator
(509) 684-2588 • sgordon@wsu.edu

 

Sensational Saturday—March 4

Mark your calendars now for our annual Sensational Saturday program on March 4 at the Community College in Colville. Livestock, goats, photography, horse, beekeeping, dog/cat, and gardening are just some of the workshops planned. Sensational Saturday Class Description and Schedule

Beef and Sheep/Goat Field Days in March

4-H and FFA youth and leaders are invited to participate in two field days hosted by WSU Extension in Asotin and Whitman Counties in partnership with University of Idaho/Nez Perce County extension. Beef Field Day: March 11, 2017, 8:00 am-3:00 pm. Cost is $7 and includes lunch and materials. Registration is limited to 100 participants and is due by March 6th. Topics of discussion include: Health Care; Selection, Nutrition and Feeding of the Project Animal; Taste Test Panel; Livestock Judging; Quality Animal Care; the Stocker-Feed Project, fitting and showing demonstration and much more. Goat/Sheep Field Day: March 25, 2017, 8:00 am-3:00 pm. Cost is $7 and includes lunch and materials. Registration is limited to 100 participants and is due by March 20th. Topics for the sheep track will include: health care; quality assurance, feeding & nutrition, and selection of the project animals.  Goat topics will include: health care; body conditioning scoring; quality assurance; and options within the goat project. Fitting and Showing workshops will be available for both tracks.

For more information please visit: http://extension.wsu.edu/whitman

4-H Public Presentations

Area and County Contests are set…all age divisions are invited to participate in area contests held March 30 in Colville and April 11 in Chewelah. Registration is required (see flyer for details). Blue ribbon winners at area move on to the County Finals held April 18 in Chewelah. Blue ribbon winners at the County Contest advance to the 4-H State Fair. Public Presentation Flyer

Meat ‘n Good Time

This annual state-qualifying livestock judging clinic and contest is scheduled for April 1 at the Burgess Ranch in Colville. Meat ‘n Good Time Flyer