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4-H Newsletter:

May/June 2017

4-H Handbook:

Labette County 4-H member handbook

Labette County Fairbook:

2017 LB Co Fairbook

4-H Enrollment Fee:

The State is implementing a fee to join 4-H beginning October 1, 2017. This will be done through 4-H Online. Here is an informational packet about the fee from the state office.

Pork Bundles:

Each 4-H and FFA family needs to sell one bundle of tickets (There are 10 tickets in a bundle for $1 each). The trip this year will be canoeing. Click here to see the details. All Pork Bundle money is due in the Extension Office by July 19 at 4:30 p.m.

SE Area Judging Contest:

This will be held in Emporia on June 20th. The contests will be Horticulture, Crops, Photography and Favorite Foods.

SE Area Livestock Judging Contest:

This will held in Yates Center on June 29th. The contests will be Livestock, Meats and Skill-A-Thon.

SE District Horse Show:

Entry form and information for the SE District Horse Show. You must complete a Level I test (written and riding) by June 15th to enter. The show will be held on July 6, 2017 at the Parsons State Hospital arena.

Favorite Foods Contest:

June 5, 2017 at the SE Kansas Research & Extension building in Parsons, 400 and Ness Rd. Judging will begin at 6:30 p.m. but you can come to set up anytime after 5:00 p.m. Here is a link to a you tube video explaining how to do this fun event: https://youtu.be/hA92AwnrT5Q  You must register by May 22nd to participate by calling the Altamont Ext office 620-784-5337.

4-H Council:

The next 4-H Council meeting will be held on June 13, 2017 at the WEEC building behind the Extension Office in Altamont. We will eat at 6:30 p.m. (RSVP by June 12th) and the meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. If you are a voting delegate please plan to attend or notify another member in your club to come in your place.

Record Books:

There have been changes made concerning record books. Each member will now use the Generic Record Book


If you are not receiving emails from the Extension Office please contact us 620-784-5337.




Enroll online here:

4-H Online enrollment



Julie Traxson

Wildcat Extension District
4-H and Youth Development Agent


Volunteer Renewal


General Record

Permanent Record

Clothing evaluation

Sewing Camp info

Sewing Camp reg

Altamont Rooters: 2nd Monday @ 7:00 p.m. WEECAltamont,

Chetopa Aggies : 1st Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m. Chetopa Comm Bldg

Foland Fliers: 2nd Monday @ 7:00 p.m. Bartlett School,

Horse Club: Parsons State Hospital Arena please call for dates,

Leib:4th Monday @ 7:00 p.m Cross Timbers Church Edna,

Livestock Challengers:3rd Tuesday @ 6:30 p.m. at Wave Wireless Parsons

Midwest Ranchers:2nd Sunday @ 5:00 p.m. Oswego Library

Montana Road Runners:3rd Sunday @  4:00 p.m. Oswego Public Library,

Pumpkin Creek: 3rd Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m. Mound Valley Community Center,

Shooting Sports: Oswego Shooting Range please call for dates,

Sunflower: 2nd Monday @ 6:30 p.m. Cross Timbers Church Edna

Thrifty Thrivers: 1st Monday @ 6:00 p.m. call for location Parsons

Timber Hill: 3rd Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m. Dennis Community Center