Announcements

2018 4-H Calendar

January

Jan. 2 - Recognition forms due for consideration to attend National 4-H Conference

Jan. 18 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

Jan. 27 - State 4-H Horse Program Giddy Up Games (fun contest for all levels of youth), Eversource in Berlin, 9:30 am

February

Feb. 1 - ESE 4-H Beef steers - entered online through ESE site and tagged by Feb. 1 for ESE consideration.  Contact Laura Marek to make arrangements.

Feb. 3 - 4-H Volunteer and Teen Leadership Forum, Middletown High School

Feb. 15 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

Feb. 24 - Horsin' in Stride, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam, 10:00 am

              State Dairy Judging Practice - Greenbacks Farm, 182 Wallingford Rd., Durham, 10am-12

March

March 3 - State 4-H Public Speaking Finals, W. B. Young Building, UConn Storrs campus.

March 10 - 4-H Dairy & Beef Day,  UConn Storrs Campus

March 15 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

March 17 - 4-H Expressive Arts Day, Eversource, Berlin, CT

March 24 - State 4-H Hippology Contest, UConn Storrs Campus, 8:30 am

                 Mass Calf Sale - Eastern States Exposition - West Springfield

April

April 1 - Verification forms due for Horse for ESE consideration

April 7 - Connecticut 4-H Goat Day, UConn Storrs Campus

April 7-12 - National 4-H Conference, National 4-H Youth Conference Center, Chevy Chase, MD

April 13-15 - American Youth Horse Council National Youth Leaders Symposium, Oklahoma City, OK

April 14 - Southern New England 4-H Poultry Show, UConn Storrs Campus

April 19 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

April 21 - State Dairy Judging Practice - Smyth's Trinity Farm, 4 Oliver Rd., Enfield, 10am-12

April 25 - UConn 4-H Citizenship Day - State Capitol in Hartford

April 27 & 28 - Calf Summit - Vermont

April 28 - State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, UConn Storrs Campus, 8:30 am

May

May 1 - Verification forms due for Dairy Cattle, Beef Heifers for ESE consideration and Horse and Beef for 4-H Fair Showing

Application for ESE New England 4-H Horse Show Due

Application for ESE New England 4-H Dairy Program Due

May 5 - New England 4-H Dog Clinic - Tolland Agricultural Center, Vernon

May 12 - Middlesex County 4-H Auction, Middesex County Extension Center, Haddam, CT

May 17 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

May 19 - State Dairy Judging Contest 10am - place to be determined

June

June 1 - Recognition Forms due for consideration to attend National 4-H Dairy Conference and National 4-H Congress

Verification forms due for dog, rabbit, cavies, small animals, goat, swine, working steer, llama, alpaca, poultry and sheep for 4-H fair showing

June 15-17 - All Camps Conference

June 21 - State 4-H Horse Program Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm, Middlesex County Extension Center, Haddam

July

July 13 - State 4-H Horse Show set up

July 14 - State 4-H Horse Show - Tolland County Agricultural Center, Vernon

July 27-29 - New London County 4-H Fair, North Stonington Fair Grounds

Windham County 4-H Fair, Brooklyn Fair Grounds

August

August 3-5 - Middlesex and New Haven 4-H Fair, Durham Fair Grounds

August 4 & 5 - Litchfield County 4-H Fair, Goshen Fair Grounds

August 10-12 - Tolland County 4-H Fair, Tolland Agriclutural Center

August 17-19 - Hartford County 4-H Fair, Four Town Fair Grounds, Somers

September

Sept. 14 - Oct. 1  - Big E

Sept. 15 - 4-H Day at The Big E

Sept. 30 - October 3 - National 4-H Dairy Conference, Madison, WI

October

November

Nov. 3 - CT 4-H Adventures in STEM Conference, UConn Storrs Campus

Nov. 23-27 - National 4-H Congress, Atlanta, GA

December