Penn State requires that all volunteers working with minors must complete Reporting Child Abuse training (per Policies AD39 and AD72) each calendar year. For 2013, this must be completed by December 31.
Susquehanna County 4-H held its Annual 4-H Achievement Night and Leaders Recognition Celebration at Mountain View High School, on November 9th. The evening began at 6:00 with an excellent covered dish dinner that was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone! It was a great evening of celebrating and recognizing the accomplishments of our Susquehanna County 4-H meetings, as well as the many hours of service of our volunteer leaders!
Come one, come all to the State Leaders Forum! Don't miss out on a great chance to take part in 4-H workshops, activities, and meet other leaders!
In 2014, all Susquehanna County 4-H Animal Science members will begin completing Good Production Practices 10-12. This year, Good Production Practices will be offered through the winter months in order to allow 4-H members to complete them.
The PA 4-H State Leadership Conference provides a state level educational experience for Pennsylvania 4-H members that builds and enhances skills used throughout their 4-H careers and beyond.
NEW FOR 2014! All 4-H Livestock Projects will be tagged at the Harford Fairgrounds.
On November 14th, Susquehanna County 4-H Educator Abby Onyon accepted a very generous donation from the members of the Silver Lake Rod and Gun Club. The check was presented by Vice President Todd Everitt.
Over the weekend of October 25-27th, Susquehanna County 4-H had a record showing of twenty eight members participate at the 54th Annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
Recently twenty-four Susquehanna County Dairy 4-Hers traveled to the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg to compete at the PA State Junior Dairy Show. Participants qualified for the State Show by exhibiting and receiving a blue ribbon at the district level. Susquehanna County was very well represented, and did an excellent job competing against other 4-H Dairy members from across the state!
The 2013 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, known as "The Keystone Ride", was held recently in Rothrock State Forest.
All 4-H Clubs must submit a 4-H Club Treasurers and Audit Report, pages 38 and 39 of the 4-H Treasurer’s Book, to the Extension Office. These are past due, so please submit them as soon as possible!
Consider entering your 4-H Projects in the 2014 PA Farm Show!
Susquehanna County 4-Her Zach Van Winkle recently traveled to Grand Island, Nebraska to compete at the 2013 4-H National Shooting Sports Invitational. The event ran from Tuesday, June 25 through Thursday, June 27th.
The 4-H Community Gardens at Penn State Extension Office in Montrose are growing beautifully. The gardens are producing beets, squash, beans, corn, pumpkins, herbs, onions, peppers, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes as well as some perennial flowers.
The Susquehanna County 4-H Program is pleased to offer the opportunity for graduating seniors to apply for 4-H scholarships and awards.
The Susquehanna County 4-H program, through the generosity of the Montrose Rotary Club, was recently awarded a grant to begin a 4-H Community Garden in Montrose! The 4-H Community Garden will be planted at the Penn State Extension Office at 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.
On Saturday, April 6th, nine Susquehanna County 4-Hers took part in the PA Pork Producers Youth Expo at the Lebanon Ag Expo Center, Lebanon. Participants challenged their swine knowledge through a Swine Skill-a-thon contest and the Pork Bowl contest.
Save the Date: Wednesday, July 10th at the Harford Fairgrounds. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the day will conclude by 4:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per member, pre-registration is requested by calling 278-1158 by Friday, July 5th. One Day Camp is a fun, Susquehanna County 4-H tradition, so don’t miss out!