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Meadowlark District

Contact us

Office Hours:
8:00 am to 12:00 noon
12:30 pm 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
100 E. Washington
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9786
Phone: 785-336-2184


4-H NewsCurrent Happenings

2020 Fair Information

Fair Dates - for more information click on the fair link
Jackson County Fair - July 20-23, Carnival July 21-25 in Holton, KS
Jefferson County Fair - July 27-30, 2020 in Valley Falls
Nemaha County Fair - July 23-27, 2020 in Seneca

State Fair Information

What does each fair ribbon color mean?

Exhibit Information Card for the Judge Template

Fair Exhibit labels in .pdf (use Avery label 5160) need to include: class number, product, 4-H member’s name and district. This is used for all static exhibits except for those listed below.

Food Preservation labels in .pdf or Food Preservation labels in .docx (Word) (use Avery label 5163) needs to include: class number, division, product, canning method, process time, pressure (psi), date processed including month and year, name and district.

Clothing, Fiber Arts or other exhibits needing a cloth label, use a piece of cloth with a permanent or laundry type marker. Labels should be about 3” x 2½” in size and include exhibitor name, class number and district.

Changes due to COVID

Question and Answer Session Audio
Question and Answer Notes
See Livestock Tagging Changes Below
COVID Extension Resources
4-H Meeting Guide
Covid Mitigation After July 4th

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Training (YQCA)

This training is required for beef, dairy, goats, sheep, swine and market poultry & rabbits exhibitors.  Face to face sessions have been cancelled.  You must complete the training online there is a flash sale for the month of April.  The link to this flash sale is below.  You must use the following link to register for the face to face trainings or to take the online training: https://yqca.learngrow.io

YQCA Family Memo
YQCA Information
State Show requirements & information
YQCA website navigation guide
Current YQCA list

Kansas Sportfishing Tournament

2020 Kansas Sportfishing Tournament Rules
2020 Kansas Sportfishing Tournament Entry Form


4-H Enrollment - October 1 - 31

All returning members and volunteers should re-enroll by November 1. Beginning the fall of 2018, the re-enrollment policy with consequences for late enrollment will be in effect. Please be sure to maintain your information in your 4-H online account (phone, email, address and project changes).

State Events

Register for current state events

What's Happened

4-H Club Days

February 22 - Valley Falls 10 am   Oskaloosa Results
March 7 - Jackson Heights 9 am   Holton/Seneca Club Day Results

Click here for club day resources

Regional Club Day

Please be aware that at Regional Club Day animal are not allowed in the school.
This event has been cancelled!

48 Hours of 4-H - October 12-13

Did your club participate in a 48 Hours of 4-H service project?

National 4-H Week Resources - October 6-12

4-H Record Book Judging

Score sheet
Record Book Judging Guide
Project Records, Personal Page, Permanent Record & Pin Applications can be found by clicking here.

NewslettersDistrict 4-H Newsletters

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

February 2020

December 2019/January 2020

Premium Sale Requirements

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

May 2019


June & July Newsletters are published in the local offices.  Check local pages for these newsletters.