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Contact us

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed on designated holidays

Holton Office
114 W. 5th
Holton, KS  66436-1778
Phone: 785-364-4125

Oskaloosa Office
PO Box 326, Courthouse
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9808
Phone: 785-336-2184


Jefferson Events and Information

How to Join 4-H Club Contact Information

We encourage you to visit several clubs before joining. Talk to the leaders, members and parents to help make sure it's the right "fit" for you.

Painting on Fondant

This class will be lead by 4-H member Hannah Allen at the Rock Creek Bible Church located at 5257 Hwy K 92, Meriden Kansas.  The class will 6:00-8:00 p.m. all material will be provided.  There is a $10 non-refundable fee to cover the class supplies.  Class size is limited to 15.   All are welcome, preference will be given to 4H'er's.  Registration along with payment must be received at our office by April 10th. Please contact our office for any question at 785-863-2212.

Jefferson County Poultry Show 

Jefferson Spring Poultry show happening April 28th in Valley Falls.  Attached is the entry form and information for the show.  There are not a lot of opportunities to attend shows like this, especially locally, so please take advantage and help spread the word!  Questions may be directed to Katie Bower at: kaitlynlu@hotmail.com or 785-231-0413.


The livestock entry forms listed below are required for entry in the Jefferson County 4-H Fair.  Please print the forms two sided and bring with you to the appropriate weigh-in.  You may also pick up a pre-printed copy from the office when you purchase your tags.  Please contact our office with any questions.  


Bucket Calf ID

Market Goat Weigh-In ID 

Market Sheep Weigh-In ID

Market Swine Weigh-In ID

Required Visual Swine ID

Upcoming Council Meetings-7:30 p.m.-Valley Falls Fair Building

  • May 21, 2018
  • July 23, 2018
  • September 24. 2018
  • November 26, 2018

 4-H Royalty

  • Queen-Neva Roenne
  • King-Rylan Hellman
  • Princess-Grace Conser
  • Prince-Abraham Noll

4-H Ambassadors

  • Lewis Bolinger
  • Calvin Haverkamp
  • Sabrina Flanigan
  • Madison Hite
  • Emma Jolley
  • Megan Miller
  • Allison Nelson
  • Madison Vaught
  • Tymber Winter

       Mandy Bostwick, Advisor

       Sherry Seifert, Assistant Advisor


 Project Leader Resources

Jefferson County 4-H Foundation

The Foundation seeks to encourage 4-Hers to attend area, state and national events, by providing financial assistance. Funds are raised through generous donations and fund-raising efforts.  Donations and memorial funds also support higher education through scholarship awards.

Jefferson County Shooting Sports

Want more information about the Jefferson County Shooting Sports Project?
Follow this link:  Jefferson County Shooting Sports

Oskaloosa Office
Local Events

April 25
Sheep & Goat Weigh-In
4-H Fairgrounds 6-8 p.m.
May 1
Healthy Meals Under Pressure
Registrations limited
Oskaloosa City Hall
5:30-7:30 p.m.
May 3
Rabbit Project Meeting
Breed ID & Standards
4-H Fair Building
7-8 p.m.
May 18
Club Royalty Names
Due in the Extension Office
Office open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
May 18
Pioneer Trails Camp
Registrations Due
Office open 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Click here to see more 4-H events

4-H Contacts

Linda Gantz

Linda Gantz
District 4-H Program Manager
Phone: 785-863-2212

Ross Mosteller

Ross Mosteller
District Extension Agent - 4-H Youth Development
Phone: 785-336-2184