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4-H NewsCurrent Happenings

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Training (YQCA)

This training is required for beef, dairy, goats, sheep, swine and market poultry & rabbits exhibitors.  Certification must be completed by July 1.   You must use the following link to register for the face to face trainings or to take the online training:  https://yqcaprogram.org/

  • Summer face to face trainings or go online. 
    June 27 at Oskalooosa City Hall at 3:00 pm.  This is the last face to face training!

2022 YQCA List
YQCA Information
State Show requirements & information
YQCA Help Guides

In Person Training
Web Training
Test-Out (12 & 15 Year Olds Only)

District Horse Show - June 29, 2022

Stormont Vail Event Center - Topeka, KS
Entry Forms
T-Shirt Order Form

4-H Camp

The camping model has changed for 2022 and beyond.  If you have interest in attending 4-H Camp, you will register directly with Rock Springs Ranch.  Click here for your camping options.

Changes due to COVID

COVID Extension Resources
4-H Meeting Guide
Covid Mitigation After July 4th

Upcoming 2022 Fair Information

Fair Dates - for more information click on the fair link
Jackson Co. Fair - July 25-28, Carnival July 26-30 in Holton
Jefferson Co. Fair - July 25-28
Nemaha Co. Fair - July 28-August 1 in Seneca

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.

State Fair Exhibit Eligibility Information


What Has Happened

Virtual Judging Contests - click here

Regional Club Day

March 19 - Regional Club Day in Atchison
Regional Club Day Results - click here

4-H Club Days

February 19 - Jefferson
       at JCN High School in Winchester
       Jefferson Club Day Results

March 5 -  Jackson & Nemaha
      at Jackson Heights High School
      Nemaha/Jackson Results

Click here for club day resources

4-H Achievement Events

Jefferson Co. - November 6 at 6:00 pm, Meriden
Jackson Co. - November 7 at 4:00 pm, Holton
Nemaha Co. - November 23 at 6:30 pm, Seneca


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).

48 Hours of 4-H - October 9-10, 2021

Will your club participate in a 48 Hours of 4-H service project? Register here!

National 4-H Week Resources - October 3-9, 2021

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.

State Fair Information

Exhibits are due to your office by Tuesday, September 7!
Exhibits will be available for pick up at the Extension Office after Sept 22.

State Fair Exhibit Eligibility Information
Check State Fair Results here



K-State 4-H News Links

State News Releases

Hot Topics

Check KSF Results here

        Grand Drive & Horse

Add/Drop Projects Deadline is May 1 - need help? click here

Virtual Judging Contests

Current Events

NewslettersDistrict 4-H Newsletters

May 2022

April 2022

March 2022

February 2022

December 2021/January 2022

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021

Premium Sale Requirements


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