RANGELY | The Rangely 4-H Community Council has been busy in the last three months. The council was in charge of organizing the fireworks booth again this year and happily had a great turnout from the community buying fireworks. In August, the council set up the concession stand at the Rio Blanco County Fair and [...]
MEEKER I There were greater rewards this year for hog exhibitors at the Colorado State Fair. The Showmaster Showdown, a competition that awarded the top youth hog exhibitor with a $1,000 college savings bond, 100 pounds of Showmaster feed and an embroidered camp chair.
Local results of livestock judging at Colorado State Fair in Pueblo: 3306-Market Goats-Mediumweight Macy Collins Meeker CO Rio Blanco Market Goats Theodore 4
MEEKER I The fair has rounded up for Rio Blanco County, and some exhibits and animals are participating at the Colorado State Fair. Congratulations to all participants at the county fair. I would like to thank all the people who volunteered at the fair.
RANGELY I The 4-H Sport-fishing club, The Fish Buddies, started meeting in May and the members have been extremely busy since. During the May meeting, members C.J. Lucero, Anthony Martin, Landon Rowley, Caleb and Evan Urie named their club the Fish Buddies. Anthony was voted in as the club president, C.J. as the vice president, [...]
RANGELY | The Rangely 4-H council met June 7 with four members attending. RaeLynn Norman, Shelby Neiberger, Torie Slagle and Tessa Slagle started the meeting in a competition of building “humans” with PVC pipe.
RANGELY | The 4-H Makin’ Bacon Pig Club has been off to a good start this year. We started off the year with a visit to a pig farm in Craig. We have been planning fun things for the summer and deciding what we will do for our demonstrations.
MEEKER | The Meeker 4-H shooting club had its first meeting on March 29. At this meeting, we elected the new club officers: J.C. Henderson as president. In this position, he runs the club meetings and is in charge of keeping the club in order. The vice president, Ty Dunham, has the responsibility of taking [...]
MEEKER | In the April meeting, the White River Swine Club talked about how much feed costs, who sells it and where to get it. Todd Morris, our leader, showed us how to look at our pig’s ear notches to figure out what litter they come from. If you look at a pig from the [...]
RBC | Madi and Maclaine Shults represented Rio Blanco County and White River Livestock Club at a couple of judging contests held recently. On March 26, they hitched a ride with Bonnie Long’s club from Rangely to compete at the Casper College FFA/4-H Spring Contest in Wyoming.
Sheep and Goat Growers: Morgan called the April 5 meeting to order. Taylor called roll and no minutes were read. Mason reported that we have $412.76 after we paid for advertising the jackpot. April 6 will be officer training at 5 p.m. We went over how to pick lambs and judged some pictures. The weigh-in [...]