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Meadowlark District

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
Fax:785-364-4775

Oskaloosa Office
PO Box 326
100 E. Washington
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212
Fax:785-863-3511

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9786
Phone: 785-336-2184
Fax:785-336-6060

meadowlark-l@
listserv.ksu.edu

Project Resources

4-H offers a wide variety of subject matter through its many projects. Youth enrolled in community clubs will have the opportunity to take part in many of the projects with the assistance of a project leader. The Kansas 4-H site has a number of excellent resources for projects. Although there is a wealth of information on the State Project Pages, Meadowlark District 4-Hers must use district project record sheets, not the state generic record sheet found on those pages.

Check out the project pages and the library of publications to see what materials are available.  You can explore the project selection guide.  Here are some citizenship ideas for 4-H projects.
Our district maintains an inventory of the Ohio State Learning Labs in a variety of projects.  The following projects are available for check out:  Beef, Dairy, Dog, Goat, Horse, Plant Science, Poultry, Rabbit, Sheep, Swine.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

Q- How many projects should a 4-H member enroll in?

A- There are no firm rules for how many projects a member should enroll in. However, beginning members may want to limit their project selection to one or two for the first year. Older 4-H members may want to consider all obligations for their time as they select projects. Consider time commitments for school, extra curricular activities, work and social schedules.

Q- What if I don’t see the project I am interested in on the list?

A- Let us know what project you are interested in, and we will do our best to try to accommodate for that. There is a self-determined project that those youth interested in something that is not on the list can be entered in.

Livestock Information

Livestock Ownership Guidelines
Visit your local office page for more specific fair related rules.

Electronic ID

In order to show livestock at the Kansas State Fair & the Kansas Junior Livestock show, livestock must have the EID tag in place before entry time. Meadowlark District is utilizing this technology at the local level as well. Here is some general Electronic ID tag information.

Nomination information can be found below.

Below is a list of the many projects our 4-H'ers may participate in:
Project Selection Guide

Beef

Bucket Calf

Citizenship
Clothing & Textiles (includes Construction and Buymanship)

Cloverbud
Communications
Dairy Cattle
Dog Care & Training
Energy Management (includes Electric/Electronics, Small Engines, and Power of the Wind)
Entomology
Environmental Science
Family Studies
Fiber Arts
Foods & Nutrition

Geology
Goat, Dairy
Goat, Meat

Health & Wellness
Home Environment
Horse
Leadership
Performing Arts
Pets
Photography

Plant Science (includes Forestry, Crops, Horticulture)

Poultry

Rabbits

Reading
Self-Determined

Beekeeping


Sheep

Shooting Sports

Space Tech (Includes Astronomy, Computers, Robotics, and Rocketry)

Swine

Estimating Pig Weights - Do you need help estimating your 4-H pig's weight?  This link will show you how to measure and estimate the weight.

Visual Arts
Wildlife
Woodworking