RBC 4-H beef feeder show held at fairgrounds

Seventeen Rio Blanco County youth practiced their showmanship skills with 4-H leader Blaine Franklin teaching.

RBC I This year’s Beef Feeder Show was held recently at the Meeker Fairgrounds with 17 4-H members participating from Rio Blanco County. Ed Coryell, Trina Smith and Bill Ekstrom spent the morning weighing and tagging 49 steers from 32 4-H members (including four first time beef members) for the county fair.

4-H registration underway in RBC

RBC I 4-H is a community of young people learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Studies show 4-Hers say they are better decision makers, problem solvers, public speakers and record keepers because of 4-H. They also credit 4-H with helping them develop leadership skills and commitment to their communities. In short, 4-H builds life skills.

Rio Blanco County Fair: what will you bring?

Spring has sprung and summer is on its way in Rio Blanco County! Local 4-H members are diligently working on various projects from scrap booking to steer projects, eagerly awaiting the first week of August for the County Fair.

RBC 4-H judging team places

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RBC I Thanks to the generous support of Encana and Shane and Kathy Mecham, nine members of the Rio Blanco County 4-H judging team traveled to Phoenix to attend the Arizona National Livestock Show (ANLS) judging contest.

Rio Blanco County 4H achievement night awards

The 2011 4-H achievement night was recently celebrated in Meeker and Sunday last in Rangely, with great participation at both ends of the county.

2011/2012 Meeker Council officers: