Monday, December 10, 2018

December 2018 Newsletter

4-H Newsletter

The December 2018 Newsletter is now available for download. We have included flyers for a variety of upcoming workshops!

Monday, November 5, 2018

November 4-H Newsletter

November 2018 Newsletter

The November 2018 4-H Newsletter is now available for download. The last page is a printable calendar page for you to keep track of county wide events for the month.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

October 2018 4-H Newsletter

October 4-H Newsletter
The October Newsletter is available for download. We have lots of upcoming events and workshops being highlighted.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

September Newsletter

4-H Newsletter
The September Newsletter is now available. Please read it for upcoming events and opportunities.

Sheep Superintendent Position

Sheep Superintendent Positions

As announced at the Sheep Leaders meeting, we have 2 sheep superintendent positions available. Just a reminder that applications are due tomorrow, September 14th. Completed applications can be emailed to

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Small Animal Fundraiser Reminders

Small Animal Fundraiser Reminders
The 4-H Small Animal Association will be holding two fundraisers in September. The first is this weekend on September 15th. The association is holding a hot dog and bake sale at the Jackson County Family Farmfest. The stand will be at the Choate's Belly Acres location. We are taking donations of baked goods for the fundraiser. If you are interested in volunteering, please come to the event from 11:00am-5:00pm. Contact the Extension office or Peggy Mahlmeister for more information.

On September 22nd, the Small Animal Association is holding a Craft Show at the Airport Rd TSC. For this event, the association is collecting silent auction items and baked goods to sell. If you would like to donate to this, items can be dropped off at the Extension office. Volunteers are also needed for this event.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Large Animal Species Leader Meeting

4-H Large Animal Species Leader Meeting

Just a reminder that we have the large animal species leader meeting this week. The meeting is on Wednesday August 29th. The order of the meeting corresponds with the sale order of the 2018 Auction.

Swine 6:00pm-7:00pm
Beef 7:00pm-8:00pm
Sheep 8:00pm-9:00pm

Monday, July 23, 2018

2018 Fair Newsletter

2018 Fair Newsletter
The 2018 Jackson County Fair Newsletter is now available. Please read it carefully. There is a lot of information about animal pen set up and load in.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

July 2018 Newsletter

4-H Newsletter
The July 2018 Newsletter is now available. We have a lot of meetings and workshops in July. Make sure to read the newsletter carefully for upcoming events.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Feed Offer for 4-H Members

Feed Offer

Dear 4-H Members and Families, 

Tractor Supply on Springport Rd sold us their overstock of Kent feeds at a deep discount.  We want to pass this saving on to all of you.  The proceeds from the sale of this feed will go to the small animal poultry project.  The cost per bag for this feed is $8.00 per bag.  We have the following feeds and  have included a picture of the tags from each of the feed bags.

50 bags - Kent Goat feed non-medicated 16% protein
50 bags - Kent Goat feed non-medicated 18% protein
100 bags - Kent Home Fresh starter chick feed medicated 20% protein
30 bags - Kent Home Fresh Multi-Flock Chick N Game starter/grower non-medicated 22% protein
45 bags - Kent Show Meal 184 pig feed with 18% protein
30 bags - Kent Show Lamb Starter/Conditioner 45DQ medicated 20% protein

Please contact
T.J. McCully
Poultry Superintendent
Cell: 734-717-1466 Call or Text
The Feed in located in Concord

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Job Posting for Administrative Clerk

Job Posting
We are hiring a part time front desk Administrative Clerk at the Extension office. This position will cover the front desk on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Please pass this posting along to anyone that may be interested and encourage them to apply. We will be reviewing applicants soon.

To view and apply for this position, click here.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Newsletter and Fair Deadline

The June 2018 Newsletter in now available. Please read it carefully for upcoming workshops and deadlines.

Fair Entry Deadline
Fair Entry Forms for animal projects are due to the Fair Office (on Ganson) by Friday June 15th at 5:00. This is done in addition to any paperwork you have turned in to the Extension Office. Forms are located under the Fair Documents tab on our website.

Monday, May 7, 2018

May 2018 Newsletter

May Newsletter
The May 2018 Newsletter is now available. We have added a some workshops this month, be sure to check it out and sign up early. Space is limited in some of our classes.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

April Newsletter

April 2018 Newsletter

The April Newsletter is now available. We have a lot of upcoming events in Jackson County. Make sure to read it carefully for upcoming deadlines and workshops.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

March 2018 Newsletter

March Newsletter
The March 2018 Newsletter is now available. Please check it for meeting dates and upcoming deadlines. Note that the livestock executive meeting date has changed. Also included is an update on PQA.