The 15th Annual West Michigan lakeshore All Breed Heifer & Steer Show at the Mason County Fairgrounds will be held May 19, 2013. Please click HERE for a copy of their brochure. If you are attending and want it to count for a nonclub point please call the office at 873-2129 or email Toni at email@example.com.
SWINE CLINIC!! The Oceana 4-H Grangers have set up a Swine Clinic for Monday, April 15, 2013. It will be held at the Grange Hall on Scout Road (see map). It will begin at 6:30 p.m. with Jerry May from MSUE discussing feed labels and swine selection. If interested in attending you MUST let Toni know ahead of time at 873-2129 in order for it to count towards a nonclub point. This will be worth 1 nonclub point for those who attend and stay for the meeting which will last approximately 1 hour.
STEER WEIGH-IN AND TAG RECORDING DATE- Is set for Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. at the Oceana County Fairgrounds. This is a mandatory meeting for all steer projects. If you are unable to attend, your sibling or parents may bring your animal. The Committee will award 1 non-club point for those MEMBERS who attend. Please make all hauling arrangements ahead of time as this will not be an acceptable excuse. If your animal is not weighed and the tag number recorded at this meeting you may be disqualified form the steer project.
ANNUAL MEETING: The Annual Meeting to distribute checks is scheduled to be held at the Shelby Middle School Cafetorium on Monday, October 8, 2012. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. Remember to bring your signed buyers slips or you can not get your checks. Anyone who can not make the meeting can get their checks in the office beginning Tuesday.
LARGE MARKET PROJECT SIGNUPS will be held Saturday, November 3, 2012. This year's rotation is Lamb sign up between 8:00- 8:30 a.m., Swine 8:30-9:00 a.m. and Lambs 9:00-9:30 a.m. Remember that you must have either already reenrolled/enrolled and paid your membership fee or pay it at the time, must have ALL signatures on your applications to participate or they will not be accepted, and that you may only have immediate family members hold places in line for you, not friends or other relatives.
January/February 2013 4-H Newsletter
May/June 2013 4-H Newsletter
Upcoming Shows/Events offered by MSU (click on link)
MSU Kettunen Center Workshops - You can now register yourself. The preceeding link has directions on how to register online and pay by credit card. Remember that after returning from the workshop, sharing what you learned with either Youth Council or your club (or even another club) that Youth Council will refund your registration fees.
Mandatory Cattle Identification Program- a link to the MDA explaining the procedures for the manadatory RFID electronic tags.
14th Annual West Michigan Lakeshore All Beef Heifer & Steer Show at the Mason County Fairgrounds (sponsored by: Northwest Livestock). May 13, 2012. Click on above link to see their complete brochure. This is not a 4-H show but an open show.