Shults repeats as state champ in 4-H livestock judging test

MEEKER I Recent Meeker High School graduate Madi Shults pulled off a rare repeat as High Individual Overall at the 2016 Colorado 4-H Livestock Judging State Contest, concluding her Colorado 4-H Livestock Judging career.

4-H IFYE ambassador in Meeker, seeks hosts

MEEKER I Last week, the CSU Extension Office in Meeker hosted Jennifer Johnston with the 4-H IFYE Program. IFYE, or International 4-H Youth Exchange, is an international exchange program where participants ages 19-30 visit a foreign country for three to six months, living and working with host families, gaining a unique perspective about other cultures.

4-H Swine Club elects new officers

MEEKER I The first meeting of the 4-H Swine Club was held Feb. 24, and the main business was to elect officers for the year.

Awards presented at 4-H Achievement Night in Meeker

RBC I A large number of awards were presented Oct. 20 at the Rio Blanco County 4-H Achievement Night, held at the 4-H Building at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds in Meekeer. “We were pleased to give a number of well-deserved awards to 4-Hers recognizing their hard work and dedication throughout the year,” said Carley […]

Franklin at fair…

Meeker’s Kolbi Franklin is seen here with her Colorado State Fair champion Hereford heifer, Sadie. Sadie was champion heifer of All Other Breeds and was chosen as reserve supreme heifer at the State Fair in Pueblo.

4-H Sewing Club…

Cloverbuds…

Children invited to join 4-H Cloverbuds

MEEKER | The Meeker 4-H Cloverbud program invites children ages 5-7 to come experience scrapbooking, art and crafts, photography, cake decorating, baking, leathercraft, gardening, nature, camping, animals and much, much more! The Cloverbuds will begin on Wednesday. For more information contact the CSU Extension Office at 970-878-9490.

Cloverbuds

MEEKER I The Meeker 4-H Cloverbud program invites children ages 5-7 to come experience scrapbooking, art and crafts, photography, cake decorating, baking, leathercraft, gardening, nature, camping, animals and much, much more! For more information contact the CSU Extension Office at 970-878-9490.

Meeker and Rangely 4-H achievement nights…

Above is the Meeker 4-H group and below is the Rangely 4-H group. Both had their own separate achievement nights recently, when many awards and recognitions were announced. Both 4-H groups are highly active year around in events having to do with livestock, but as can be seen from the list of awards presented at […]

Carcass contest winner…

Kolbi Franklin, pictured, and Anna Walsh, both of Meeker, did quite well at the Colorado State Fair Beef 4-H Carcass Contest in Pueblo. Franklin placed first with Walsh placing second.

Winning…

In October, Meeker’s Macy Collins, 14, traveled to the Ak-Sar-Ben livestock show in Omaha, Neb., where she showed three lambs and gave a speech on “Grass Fed vs. Grain Fed Beef.”