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April 9, 2021 Friday News

Wyoming County 4-H

Friday News

April 9, 2021

During COVID-19 we want to make sure we are keeping all of our 4-H families up to date as much as we possibly can! The entire Wyoming county 4-H staff is here for anything you and your families may need during this time so please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us with your question(s)!

Meat animal updates…

  • Beef - Saturday, April 17th is the rescheduled date for our weigh-in and tagging event. It will take place at Empire Livestock, Pavilion. Register for an available timeslot here:
  • Swine - Friday, May 7th from 4:00pm till 8:00pm or Saturday, May 8th from 9:00am till 11:00am. Held at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds. Register for an available timeslot here:
  • Lambs - Thursday, May 13th from 5:00pm till 8:00pm.Held at the Wyoming County Fairgrounds.(lambs must weigh between 35 and 75 pounds) Register for an available timeslot here:
  • To reduce crowds and wait times at our upcoming meat animal tagging and weigh-in event, we are asking everyone to register for timeslots. You will register online through the links provided above. Th-ere are a specific number of openings for each timeslot, and they will be closed out when filled. You will register your family/truck/trailer load in one timeslot as a group. It will be important to arrive during your timeslot as close to the beginning of your appointment as possible, to keep the lines running smoothly. When you arrive, please stay in vehicles until it is your turn to unload and weigh. Masks will be required for everyone participating in the weigh/tagging process. ¬is will allow us to operate within our current meeting guidelines and run an efficient event as we gear up for more summer activities. ¬Thank you in advance for helping us with these procedures!

Clothing revue…

  • The clothing evaluation and revue are quickly approaching! Clothing revue packets are in the mail to access this document digitally HERE for more information. All entry blanks and commentaries are due to the 4-H office no later than April 19th!!!

Dog obedience…

  • Our dog obedience program has begun!! It is not too late to register if you are still interested in this program. Click the link HERE for more information! Call the instructor of your choice to register!

Teen Council…

  • We are moving to an in-person format for upcoming teen meetings .Monday, April 19th is our next meeting and will be from 7-8pm at the 4-H office, Warsaw. In order to keep our meeting numbers in check, please register here:

Western district public presentations…

  • Thank you to all that participate in our county public presentation program! If you were interested in participating in the district program this year, and have not received an email regarding registration, please email Sarah at for the registration link.

Dairy updates

  • Dairy Judging: Dairy judging will be starting on Thursday, April 29th and run until June 14th. To count dairy judging as an educational requirement to show at the Wyoming County fair, youth must attend 2 out of 8 farms. To be considered for the Wyoming County Dairy Judging Team to compete at the NYS Fair, youth must attend 5 out of 8 farms. Pre-registration is required because we are limiting group size to 15 youth. To register for dairy judging go to
  • Dairy Bowl: Saturday, May 22 at 10:00AM 4-H Camp Wyomoco, 2780 Buffalo Rd. Varysburg, NY. Pre-Registration is required for the contest. Youth may register individually or as a team. Please be considerate of the deadlines listed below- canceling a team at the last minute makes things very difficult. Registration is due by May 14, to register please email Stephanie at or call the 4-H office at (585) 786-2251. If youth are looking for study materials please contact Stephanie and she will provide packets.
  • Local Dairy Sale: If youth are looking for high quality dairy project animals Co-Vista Holsteins will be holding a sale on Saturday, May 22nd at 11 AM. They will have 80 head of high quality, local animals, for sale. The sale is located at their heifer barn at 13669 Genesee Rd. Chaffee, NY 14030. If families have questions they can email Stephanie at

Horse reminders…

  • Horse Leader’s Meeting this Monday, April 12th 7pm IN PERSON at the Ag & Business Center

Upcoming workshops…

  • Geocaching: Saturday, May 8th 10:00am Beaver Meadows Audubon Center 1610 Welch Rd., Java Center. Supplies youth need: Pen, paper, GPS Unit or Smart Phone with the Geo-caching Application (we can break up into groups if you don’t have a phone) and appropriate footwear for hiking. To register for the event, call the 4-H office at (585) 786-2251 or email Stephanie at
  • Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement Workshop: Saturday, May 8th at 10am, Ag & Business Center. $5 per participant. Come learn how to make a springtime flower arrangement, and have a homemade fit for Mother’s Day, Sunday! Call the 4-H office or email Sarah at by April 30th to register for this event.
  • Herbs of Fun Workshop: Tuesday, June 22nd 7:00PM Ag & Business Center, 36 Center St, Warsaw. $5 per participant. Learn about different edible herbs – like basil, parsley, dill, and mint! And create your own container herb garden! All plants, soil, and containers will be provided. Call the 4-H office or email Sarah at by Tuesday, June 15th to register for this event.

4-H Staff Email Contacts

Holly Harwood:

Sarah Clark:

Stephanie Luders:

Alesia Ackerman:

General 4-H:


Alesia Ackerman
Senior Administrative Assistant
585-786-2251 ext 110

Last updated January 20, 2023