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There are still a few 4-H members who sold a market animal at the 2017 4-H Auction and haven’t turned in a   4-H Market Project Record. In order to sell at the 2018 Auction, it must be turned in to the Extension Office by before December 29, 2017. Checks for market animals will be sent after you have submitted your completed record. Please remember there is a difference between the Market Project Record and the Production (Breeding) Project Sheet. Your General Leader or active project leader (who is on file at the 4-H Office) must sign your Market Project Record before you turn it in. Checks will come from Karen Winchell, secretary/treasurer for the 4-H Livestock Sale Committee.

Date: December 29, 2017 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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At the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science, high school students learn new skills and knowledge needed for the challenges facing agriculture, food security and sustainability. National 4‑H Council and National 4‑H Conference Center have partnered with agricultural scientists, researchers, leaders, politicians, and advocates to host the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science. This Summit emphasizes hands-on educational experiences led by experts in the agricultural community. This Summit is open to any high school student in grades 9-12. Registration is open now and closes December 29, 2017. Contact the Extension Office for more details and information on how to register for the event, 738-7291.

Date: December 29, 2017 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Date: January 10, 2018 | Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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If you are at least 15 years old and would like to gain more leadership experiences, like meeting people from all over the nation and U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, to name a few) and do a little sightseeing in Washington, DC, call the Extension Office by January 12th, 738-7291 and let us know you’re interested in National 4-H Conference.  National 4-H Conference is held April 7-12, 2018. National 4-H Conference is the pinnacle experience in 4-H Citizenship, providing the opportunity for young people to connect, learn, engage, lead and impact their communities, their nation, and their world.

Date: January 12, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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There will be a Rabbit Workshop and a Poultry Workshop on Thursday, January 18, at the Extension Office. The Rabbit Workshop will begin at 4 p.m. followed at 5 p.m. by the Poultry Workshop. Whether you are a first-year member or have been doing rabbits and poultry projects for years, you will learn something new and interesting at these workshops. Contact the Extension Office to sign up, 738-7291 or sign up on 4Honline.

Date: January 18, 2018 | Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Newmont Legacy Fund applications are due by January 19, 2018. You and your club may turn in more than one application, but be sure to be specific and thorough on the application, so there are no questions on how the money will be used. Applications are available on 4honline or at the Extension office. If you need assistance on what to apply for, please call 738-7291.

Date: January 19, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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The General Leaders’ Meeting is set for 5:30 pm, Thursday, January 25 at the Cooperative Extension Office, 701 Walnut, Elko. If you have items that you would like to add to the meeting, please email them to brightb@unce.unr.edu by January 22 so they can be added to the agenda.  If the general leader is unable to attend, please appoint someone to represent your club. We’ll see you there!

Date: January 25, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Parents and other adults who are interested in becoming project leaders or camp chaperones are invited to participate in a face-to-face workshop on recognizing and reporting child abuse on Thursday, February 1, 6 – 9 p.m. at the Extension Office, 701 Walnut St., Elko. Completing the self-study guide or this workshop is a requirement for anyone participating in the background check (fingerprinting, application & paperwork, references, training, etc.). There is no charge to attend, but you must call 738-7291 to register. Please sign up by January 30. This training is offer via interactive video to Ely, Eureka, Winnemucca and Battle Mountain. Please contact your local Cooperative Extension Office if you are interested in attending.

Date: February 1, 2018 | Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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If you are interested in being part of 4-H and would like to serve on an Elko County 4-H committee, please call Brianna at the Extension Office, 738-7291. Youth, adults and volunteers are encouraged to sign-up. The deadline for committee sign-ups will be February 2. Committees play an important role in how the 4-H program operates. Your commitment as a committee member will be to:

  • Plan, implement and evaluate educational activities that are based off of the life skills model
  • Select an educational theme for each workshop that focuses on knowledge gain and skill building. Each activity should be related to the workshop theme
  • Plan hands-on, engaging and fun activities to help youth learn more about their project
  • Set workshop/clinic dates, times and locations
  • Provide information about the workshop activities, things youth need to bring, cost, time, date, location, etc. for the monthly newsletter
  • Set contest dates, times and locations at least two months in advance
  • Work with the 4-H Extension Coordinator on planning and implementation
  • Find sponsorships and donations for project related workshops and events


4-H Fair Barns           Record Book

4-H Fair Show           Livestock Judging & Skillathon

Shooting Sports         Gardening

Scholarship                Horse

County Officer           Horse Judging & Skillathon

Fashion Revue          Dog

Camp                         Newmont Legacy Fund

Skit & Talent              Livestock Leaders: Sheep, Goat, Swine, Rabbit, Poultry and Beef

Foods & Nutrition       Photography

Date: February 2, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Was this your first or second year in beef, sheep, goat, poultry or rabbit breeding? If you answered “yes,” then you need to turn in a copy, (keep your original), of your breeding project record to the Extension Office. In order to qualify to sell a market animal in the future, a copy of your breeding project sheets for the first two years of your project must be on file at the Extension Office. Be sure to have your general leader sign it first and get it turned in as soon as possible; breeding project sheets must be turned into the Extension Office before June 1, 2018.

Date: June 1, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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701 Walnut Street
Elko, Nevada 89801

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