February 26, 2021 Friday News
Wyoming County 4-H
February 26, 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
- Thank you to the 56 youth who participated in our virtual public
presentations program!! And a special thanks to our judges. Evaluations,
certificates and prizes are now available for pickup at the 4-H office.
- Our next meeting will be March 15, 2021 at 07:00 PM.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMrfuyrrjooGNG8UyWHb8jCasOuy7RrGmOl (Meeting Concluded)
registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about
joining the meeting. This month we will play BINGO and have a quick chat
about volunteering for 4-H cookie sorting at the end of the month.
Meat Animal Updates…
Virtual Livestock Skill-a-thon - This
event will be live on Kahooot! from 9AM till 5PM on Saturday, March 6th.
Register here: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Skillathon_256
before 3/6 in order to receive the game link. This event will satisfy the
educational requirement to show beef, sheep, or pigs at the fair! If you
have questions beforehand, email email@example.com.
Market Hog Selection Zoom Meeting
- Thursday, April 1st at 7:00PM we will have an online
session to learn about selecting your next market hog projects. Danny
Ahrens, a swine producer and hog show judge from Ohio will join us to talk
about starting your project off on the right foot! Please register using
this link https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WYCO4-Hmarkethog_256email or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This event will
satisfy the educational requirement to show beef, sheep, or pigs at the fair!
Market Poultry Updates…
Market Poultry Project
Registration - Details for the market poultry project were shared on page 18 of
the February 4-H News. You can register for the project and order chicks
here https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WYCO4-Hmarketpoultry_256 or by filling out the form in the 4-H
Poultry Project ZOOM Q&A - We will host a Zoom meeting on March 16th at
7:00pm to discuss and answer any questions about this year’s program. Register
in advance for the meeting here:
(Meeting Concluded) and after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing
information about joining the meeting.
Virtual Dairy Discovery…
- Dairy Discovery is a state-wide
event for youth ages 14-19. This is a free event for youth. Below is the list
of dates and topics to be discussed. To register go to Dairy Discovery Virtual
Workshops | NYS 4-H Youth Development Program (cornell.edu). Youth must
register by March 1, 2021.
- Thursday, March 4, 2021 @ 6pm - CALS Cornell presented by Heather Marcotte, Director of
Admissions. Animal Welfare and Herd Health presented by Dr. Melanie
Hemenway, Coordinator of NYSCHAP
- Thursday, March 11, 2021 @ 6pm - Morrisville College presented by Dr. Ashley Marshall and
Dr. Steve Mooney. Dairy Nutrition and Ration Formulation presented by Dr.
Tom Overton, Cornell Animal Science Department
- Thursday, March 18, 2021 @ 6pm - SUNY Cobleskill presented by Kimberly Tarvis and Carrie
Edsall. Colostrum and calves presented by Megan Wildman,
- Thursday, March 25, 2021 @ 6pm - Alfred State College presented by Dr. Dorothea
Fitzsimmons and Admissions. Heifer Economics 101 presented by Jason Karszes,
- This event will be live on
Kahoot! from 9AM till 5PM on Saturday, March 27th. Register
here: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/hippology_256 before
3/26 in order to receive the game link. This event will satisfy the
educational requirement to show horses at the fair! If you have questions
beforehand, email email@example.com.
Registration for Animal Crackers…
statewide program will be held virtually during the month of May. Check
out page 14 of the February 4-H News for complete details and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in
participating. There is a $50 registration fee but that includes a
workshop material kit and eight sessions!
Pheasant Orders Due…
- Pheasant orders are due by March 1, 2021. Participants will
receive day old pheasants to raise until 8 weeks old. They then need to be
released on non-posted land. If you are interested or have more questions
please contact Stephanie at email@example.com.
4-H Staff Email Contacts
Holly Harwood: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Clark: email@example.com
Stephanie Luders: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alesia Ackerman: email@example.com
General 4-H: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated November 2, 2023