Upcoming Events at this location

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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All market beef, including back-ups, must submit photos to their general leader and have their market animals verified by January 1. Animals that aren’t verified and inspected before the respective deadlines will not be ineligible to sell at the Fair. Documentation will include brand inspection papers, pictures and weights and the forms are due to the Extension Office by closing January 30.

 

Date: January 30, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 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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Date: February 2, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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

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Date: February 6, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Date: February 13, 2018 | Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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There will be a Poultry and Rabbit Workshops on Thursday, February 15, 4 p.m. for poultry and 5 p.m. for rabbits, at the Extension Office. 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 or go to 4HOnline to sign-up, 738-7291.

Date: February 15, 2018 | Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Date: February 28, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Date: March 14, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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There will be a Rabbit Workshop and a Poultry Workshop on Thursday, March 15, at the Extension Office. The Poultry Workshop will begin at 4 p.m. followed at 5 p.m. by the Rabbit 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: March 15, 2018 | Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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The Photography Committee is planning to offer several contests or opportunities for youth to demonstrate what they’ve learned in the photography project. The first photography contest is called, “4-H In Action.”  The entry deadline to submit photos for the contest is March 16. Call Brianna Bright at the Cooperative Extension Office, 738-7291 for more information.

Date: March 16, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Date: March 22, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual BBQ for Bullets, 1-4 p.m., May 12 in the backyard of the Cooperative Extension Office.

 

This summer we will be sending some of our top shooting sports youth to the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska, June 224-29, 2018. This fundraiser will help with their expenses. BBQ burgers and hot dogs will be served, and it’s rumored that chorizos will be there too, along with all the fixings. Our wonderful Shooting Sports parents will bring salads and the most delicious desserts on earth!

 

Please plan to attend and support the 4-H members heading to 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships. If you or your club would like to help out with this event, please contact the Extension Office at 738-7291, or Rick at 397-2232. See you there!

Date: May 12, 2018 | Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Date: May 24, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Date: May 31, 2018 | Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 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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Elko, Nevada 89801

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