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Upcoming 4-H Events & Important Dates

Skill-A-Thon Study Day
August 2nd 9-3:00 pm

Skill-A-Thon Test Day
August 9th 9-3:00 pm

Beef Study Guide
Sheep Study Guide
Swine Study Guide
Goat Study Guide
Horse Study Guide
Rabbit Study Guide
Dog Study Guide
Poultry-Chicken Study Guide
Poultry- Turkey Study Guide

Trailblazers Meeting-
Jeannie will call members

Wranglers Meeting-
August 7th @ 4:00 pm

Thundering Hooves Meeting-

4-H Council Meeting-
Tuesday, August 9th @ 6:00 pm

4-H Cloverbuds
Tuesday, August 16th @ 10:00 am @ Hanson Park

Shooting Sports Meetings
.22& Muzzleloader :
August 1, 8

Outdoor Skills:
August 2, 9
End of Season Event Aug 11&12

Archery & Shotgun:
August 3, 10

Air Pistol
August 3, 10

News from Extension Office


Pre Fair Record Book Checks
Record books must be turned in the the Extension Office by Tuesday, August 9th

Fair Entries- Due August 26th
Please come get Entry forms from the office

Fair Marketing Materials
We know have fair marketing materials available at the Extension Office



North Park Fair Schedule

Saturday, August 13th
10:30 am

4-H Shooting Sports Fair Shoot

Friday, August 26th
Entry deadline for 4-H & FFA Livestock, Horse & Dog Entries

Monday, September 5th
4:00 pm

Deadline for Baled Hay Contest

Wednesday, September 7th
12:00 (noon)- 6:00 pm

4-H, FFA and Open Home Arts projects Entries Taken

Thursday, September 8th
9:00-11:00 am

4-H, FFA and Open Home Arts projects Entries taken
11:00 am
All Home Arts Departments Closed for Judging

8:00am- 12:00 pm
4-H & FFA Weigh-in For Beef. Lamb, Goat, Swine, Rabbit & Poultry
All animals will only be weighed once.

9:00 am
4-H & FFA Horse Show

2:00 pm
Baled Hay Contest Judging

6:00-8:00 pm
4-H Dog Show

Friday, September 9th
9:00-12:00 pm

4-H & FFA Swine Classes

9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Home Arts Display open

12:00 (noon)-1:00 pm
Lunch Break

1:00 pm
4-H & FFA Lamb & Goat Classes

4-H & FFA Rabbit & Poultry Classes

Old MacDonald's Farm

Saturday, September 10th
8:00 am

Open Cattle Pen Show

9:00am-6:00 pm
Home Arts Display Open

10:00 am
4-H and FFA Beef Classes

1:30 pm
4-H and FFA Round Robin

5:30 pm

6:30 pm
Junior Livestock Sale
Fair Dedication at the Sale

Sunday, September 11th

Crossroads Horse Ministry Event

9:00am-12:00 pm
Home Arts Entries Pick-up

10:30 am-12:30 pm
Community Kid's games



Junior Horse E-Record  
Intermediate Horse E-Record  
Senior Horse E-Record  
Junior Livestock E-Record  
Intermediate Livestock E-Record  
Senior Livestock E-Record  
Livestock & Horse E-Record Guide    
Junior Dog E-Record    
Intermediate Dog E-Record    
Senior Dog E-Record    

Supplement Pages

Breeding Beef Supplement
Breeding Goats
Goat Doe Record
Poultry Breeding/ Egg Record
Rabbit-Buck Record
Rabbit- Doe Record
Rabbit- Litter Record
Ewe Record
Sow Record
Dairy Cow Record

Other Upcoming Community Events

North Park Days- August 13th


Feature Topics

Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods
Companies may voluntarily label foods produced without genetic modification, and foods labeled USDA Organic are produced without genetic modification.
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Oil and Gas Development in Colorado
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Ranching and Farming with Family Members

Intergenerational farms and ranches are unique among businesses in their integration of production and family life. Learn More.

Farm-to-Table Food Safety

Assuring the safety of our food supply begins long before food reaches the table. At each stage of the food chain, from the producer to the consumer, food safety strategies can be followed to minimize contamination and help lower the risk of foodborne illness.

To learn more, please explore the above links, Grow, Prepare, & Eat.


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Colorado AgrAbility
Our goal is to help farmers, ranchers and their families who are facing challenges due to injury, illness or disability continue to be successful in agriculture through services, education and information on assistive technologies.




If you’d like to stay better connected to CO AgrAbility please check out our Facebook page. There you can see what events we are attending, get helpful tips for agricultural work tasks, and see how AgrAbility is working with Colorado farmers and ranchers.  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Colorado-AgrAbility/370158249662665.











updated Wednesday, June 15th, 2016