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View the Howard County 4-H Spirit Photography Contest


View the Howard County 4-H Pumpkin Contest - Google - Adobe PDF


4-H Craft "Saturdaze"- Join Howard County 4-H for a Saturday morning craft and snack craft for any youth interested.  Classes will start at 9:30 a.m. and will last 30-45 minutes. The dates, specific information, and registration information is below.  A list of materials will be sent to those who register. 

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION-December 5th-Join us to create a holiday themed craft and snack.  


Howard County 4-H Cupcake Wars-Howard County 4-H is offering 4-H members the opportunity to showcase their cake decorating skills with the 4-H Cupcake Wars Contest.  Entries are due December 1st and need to be sent to  In the subject line put: “Cupcake Wars” and please include your Name, Age, 4-H Club and Category of photo in the email by 4:00 p.m. on December 1, 2020. More information can be found at:


Howard County 4-H Livestock Sale Committee Youth Representative Open Positions-The Howard County 4-H Livestock Sale Committee has two 4-H youth representative positions currently open for 2021.  Please read the information letter and then complete the application if interested.  Applications are due to Sheryl Bennett at by January 4, 2021.


Beef ID Day -January 16, 2021:  As we look to 2021, we are asking that you "Save the Date"  on Saturday, January 16th for steer tagging and weigh in with a snow date of Saturday, January 23rd. This is a full week later than normal as we have moved outside of the 14 day window from the holidays.   While we do not know what the immediate future holds, we are hopeful that we can move forward with this important process to identify and verify steer ownership.  Please know that at any time things can change based on the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions.  More information will be sent in early December to everyone regarding the registration process and details for January 16th.  


Howard County 4-H Virtual Livestock Sale Results-Thank you to all of the 2020 Howard County 4-H Livestock Sale Buyers!  USE OUR DIRECT LINK TO NAVIGATE TO THE AUCTION RESULTS.

For a listing of buyers and prices please click the links below.

Market Steers

Market Lambs

Market Goats-page 1      Market Goats-page 2

Market Hogs-page 1       Market Hogs-page 2          Market Hogs-page 3

Howard County 4-H Masks Available-4-H masks and tubbys are available for purchase.  Masks are $5, tubby's are $10 or buy both for $12. All masks will be mailed. To purchase please use the link provided below.


2020 Enrollment-To join the Howard County 4-H program, you will need to complete the online enrollment process.  Please keep in mind that we ask potentialmembers to attend at least one 4-H meeting prior to enrolling in the online system.  

Maryland 4-H is excited to announce 4-H Online 2.0! A modern update to the classic membership management system, 4-H Online 2.0 will have a new look and location but will contain your existing 4-H profile and records. Enrollment for the 2020 is currently open and the link to register is


2020 Howard County 4-H Member Policy

2020 Howard County Club Policies and Guidelines

For more information about the Howard County 4-H Program please contact one of the following:

Sheryl Bennett-4-H Youth Development Educator   
410-313-1912 or

Chris Rein-4-H Program Coordinator                     
410-313-1915 or

Amy Brueckmann-4-H Administrative Assistant
410-313-1906 or
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