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March 4, 2022 - Friday News

Wyoming County 4-H

Friday News

March 4, 2022

The entire Wyoming county 4-H staff is here for anything you and your families may need, please do not hesitate to reach out to any of us with your question(s)!

2022 Cookie Sale

  • Thank you to all of those who participated in the 60th annual 4-H cookie sale! The cookie order has been placed, and delivery is expected around the first week of April. We will be contacting all families when a delivery date is determined. Please note, due to an unforeseen supply issue, the ‘Chocolate Chip Bear Paw’ variety was not available when the cookie order was placed this week. Instead, all orders for this cookie will be replaced with the ‘Back to Nature – Chocolate Chunk’ variety. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please call our office with any questions or concerns regarding this change.

Teen Council – Escape Room

  • March 14th at 6:30 PM at the Ag & Business Center, Warsaw
  • Chills and spooky thrills as you race to find treasure and a hidden will before the clock runs out! Did you really see that ghost? How scary a story can you tell? This game of logic and mystery includes 13 challenges to solve in an immersive escape room atmosphere. Clues to the answers are on the wall, floor, or in envelopes players open as the game goes on.If you're looking for a spine-tingling adventure, this is it! To RSVP for the event call the 4-H office at (585) 786-2251 or email Stephanie at Open to 4-H youth 13+

Spring Wyoming County 4-H Leaders’ Association Meeting

  • Tuesday, March 29th at 7:00pm; held at the Wyoming County Ag & Business Center (LC1)
  • All enrolled volunteer leaders are welcome and encouraged to attend this semi-annual meeting. The Leaders’ Association is responsible for the annual 4-H cookie sale. Profits from the sale each year are held in the leaders’ association treasury and are used for a variety of 4-h programs, materials, awards, and much more. The association plays an important part in providing the best opportunities for 4-H families. Topics of discussion will include: 2022 budget; program updates, award trips, cookie sale, and centennial celebration. You can RSVP for the meeting by calling the 4-H office at 585-786-2251 or emailing

Horseless Horse Club

  • Reminder that this county wide club meeting is scheduled for March 14th, 6:30pm at the Ag & Business Center! All enrolled 4-H youth with a horse interest are welcome to attend.


  • Saturday, March 19th 9:30am
  • Please call or email the 4-H office to register for this equine Skill-a-thon opportunity for 4-H’ers 8+! This event qualifies as fulfilling an educational opportunity for the horse project at the Wyoming County Fair.

Swine Kahoot!

  • Saturday, March 12th (online Event)
  • This is the last in the livestock Kahoot! series. Participants can play the game at their own pace anytime on Saturday while it is open. This event will satisfy the educational event requirement for showing 4-H beef, sheep, or pigs at the fair. To register:

4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon

  • Saturday, March 5th at 9:30am; held at the Wyoming County Ag & Business Center
  • Join us tomorrow morning for a fun, hands on event where participants will work at their own pace through identification stations on livestock breeds, parts of an animal, cuts of meat, feedstuffs, and equipment. After everyone has completed the stations, we go through them as a group to review. The event generally takes no more than 1.5 hours. Even if you didn’t pre-register feel free to join us. This event will satisfy the educational event requirement for showing 4-H beef, sheep, or pigs at the fair.

Dairy Farm Robotic Rotary Tour

  • March 19, 2022, at 10 AM; 3962 Batavia Elba Townline Rd. Batavia, NY
  • The 4-H program will be touring Oakfield Corners Dairy where they recently installed the first robotic rotary in the Northeast. To register for the event, call the 4-H office or email Stephanie at Register by March 14th.

4-H Dairy Judging

  • Dairy Judging save the dates: April 16th in Arcade/North Java and April 30th in Warsaw/Attica. More information will be available in the April 4-H News

Dog Obedience Program Open House

  • Tuesday, March 15th, 6:30-8:00pm at the Ag & Business Center– come to this meet and greet style opportunity to get to know our obedience instructors, collect paperwork, have questions answered, and see some obedience in action! Any enrolled 4-H member 8+ is welcome to participate in the dog obedience program, beginning in early April. Contact the 4-H office for more information!

Beginner Soldering Workshop

  • Thursday, March 10th at 7pm; held at the Wyoming County Ag & Business Center
  • There are still a few spots left in this soldering workshop ($10.00 fee for materials).Call the 4-H office to register by Wednesday 3/9.

Goat Farm Tour – Date Change!!

  • The goat farm tour scheduled for March 22nd will be rescheduled until May 3rd.
  • The goat committee will be hosting a goat bowl practice in place of the tour; located at the Ag & Business Center starting at 6:00 PM on March 22nd.

Goat Bowl Practices

  • March 17 & March 22, 2022, at 6:30pm at the Ag & Business Center, Warsaw, NY
  • Stephanie will lead a goat quiz bowl practice for any youth interested in practicing for district goat bowl. This is open for cloverbuds, juniors, and seniors. Youth will have the opportunity to use buzzers throughout the practice. Call the 4-H office or email Stephanie if youth plan to attend.

Floats Needed

  • This year the Wyoming County Fire Convention will be held in Sheldon where they will be celebrating their 100th year! They are looking for 4-H clubs to enter floats in their parade that is held July 23rd. Please to Amy Perl at 585-356-3002 (call or text) or by the end of May.

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