Swine Club hears presentation about feed

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 […]

Livestock Club competes at judging contests

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.

Beef Club, Sheep and Goat Growers meet

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 […]

4-H News: Panther Country

RANGELY I The Panther Country has started another busy 4-H year. They have met several times for livestock judging and club meetings. On Feb. 25, McKale Pennell, Cheyenne Steele, Sarah Connor, Samantha Lapp and Tessa Slagle voted in this year’s new officers.

County 4-H beef show is learning experience

RBC I 4-H Beef projects are up and rolling for 2010. The annual feeder show was held Feb. 7. Our official was Kenny Burns from Hotchkiss. He has more than 40 years of show barn experience. He ranches, he fits show cattle and he’s a pretty good clipper mechanic. Kenny is also a superintendent at […]

4-H Sheep and Goat Club met Sunday

MEEKER | The Sheep and Goat Club met Sunday, March 14. Morgan called the meeting to order. Aly called roll. Mason gave a treasurer’s report and we have a total of $570.16. There will be a meeting on April 6 for officers’ training and it will be at 5 p.m. The weigh-in will be May […]

Meeker 4-H Club News

MEEKER | The 4-H Council met on Feb. 2 and discussed Grandparents Appreciation Dinner that will be held on Sunday, Feb. 21. Dinner and entertainment is at 4 p.m. at the Extension office.

4-H News

RANGELY | On Jan. 11, the Rangely 4-H council met for the first time after Christmas break. Torie Slagle led the meeting while Shelby Neiberger, Raelynn Norman, and Tessa Slagle ate pizza. They brainstormed fun activities to do for the new year. Bring your ideas in!

4-H Sheep and Goat Club meets Feb. 1

MEEKER | The second 4-H Sheep and Goat Club meeting of the year was held Feb. 1. Aly Ridings called roll. The group has $500.16 and decided to do the sheep lead as a community pride project again.

Rangely 4-H livestock judging team places 8th in Ariz. Nationals

Members of the Rangely livestock judging team, from left: Layne Mecham, Landon Mecham, Evan Urie and Cheyenne Steele-Mackay, with Kaylee Mecham in front.

RANGELY | Over the Christmas break, the Rangely 4-H judging team fine-tuned their livestock judging skills.

4-H Club News: Beef Club

MEEKER | The first meeting of the 4-H Beef Club was held Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds. Lisa Walsh called the meeting to order. We elected officers: President is Morgan Neilson.

4-H Club News: Sheep and Goat

MEEKER | The first Sheep and Goat 4-H Club meeting of the year was Jan. 5. To start off, Morgan Neilson called the meeting to order. Taylor Neilson gave last year’s treasurer’s report. Morgan called roll.