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Howard County

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2018 Howad County 4-H Fair Book

General Rules - PLEASE READ Contests Indoor Building Livestock All Star Showmanship Bicycle Clover Livestock Skillathon Creative Writing Dog and Food Nutrition Bowl Hands-on Activities Horsemanship Livestock Judging Livestock Skillathon Manikin Modeling Mini Fashion Revue New Zoo Revue Sheep Lead...

Horse Judging and Hippology

We are pleased to announce a great opportunity for members who have an interest or have a love for horses! You do not need to have a horse for this program! Horse Judging and Hippology practices will begin on Sunday, March 25th for all age levels where participants will acquire skills and knowledge...

Becoming a Master Gardener

University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Program is designed to train participants as volunteer horticultural educators to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens,...

Beef Identification Day

Beef Identification Day-Saturday, January 6th We will be tagging steers on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Animals must be halter broken. Tagging, weighing, etc. will be done from 9:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. All steers must be tagged on the 6 th . Make your hauling...

Summer Programs

"Nature Unleashed" Summer Program Tuesday, June 26th and Wednesday, June 27th from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Location: Montgomery County Extension Office,18410 Muncaster Road Derwood, MD 20855 This program is open to all youth ages 11-14 (as of January 1st) and is opn to both 4-H members and non 4-Hers...

Sheep and Goat Identification Day (Tagging and Weighing)

Monday, June 4, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. GENERAL INFORMATION Packets including the cover letter will be mailed to each 4-H family by May 4th. Registration forms need to be completed and sent to the Howard County Extension Office no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. Please use one form per...

Swine Identification Day (Tagging and Weighing)

Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 7:00 a.m until 10:00 a.m. GENERAL INFORMATION Packets including the cover letter will be mailed to each 4-H family by May 4th. Registration forms need to be completed and sent to the Howard County Extension Office no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. Please use one form...

Beef Field Day

Howard County 4-H Beef Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at the Howard County Fairgrounds. It is mandatory for all junior, intermediate, and first year (Howard County) in the beef project 4-H members. There are multiple reasons behind this requirement including educational components...

Plant Disease Presentations by David Clement

Session 1: Keys to Problem Identification - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p8tlst2eyje/ Session 2: Symptoms and Signs - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p27r7nv4mz9/ Session 3: Basic Plant Pathology - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p29j0mq1cwe/ Session 4: Non Pathogenic Plant Symptoms or Abiotic Problems - https...

Livestock Judging

2018 4-H Livestock Judging Information Evaluation of livestock is an exciting and thought provoking experience. The ultimate goal of livestock judging is to compare your perception of an animal against the IDEAL to evaluate a class of four animals. Howard County 4-H offers 4-H members the...

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