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    Livestock at the Brown County Fair

    As you are aware, the fair board has adopted new policies this year for biosecurity reasons. We ask for your patience and understanding while the fair vet and his assistants check over the animals to ensure safety of all animals attending the fair. This is a basic overview of how the check in process will be completed for each specie. If you have questions, please let Abby Schwab or Phil Gill know.

    County Fair Registration

    Club leaders received all fair registration family packets and premium books at the May 16th Federation Meeting. These materials are available online along with the instructions on using FairEntry. Remember that all fair registration needs to be completed online by July 14th. Anything after the deadline will be county competition only.

    Cloverbud Animal ID and Poultry ID Protocol

    NEW! Paper ID's will be required for Cloverbud and Poultry participants. These animals will not be ID'd in 4HOnline (except pigeons/doves). Ge the details below!

    Volunteer Sign Ups for Brown County Fair

    This is a friendly reminder to sign-up for volunteering at the fair. We still need to fill Exhibit guards, food stand shifts, judge’s assistants, and pre and post fair clean up. The links are below to sign up!  

    Apply Today To Be A MN 4-H Mankato Regional Camp Counselor!

    If you love to lead and help out youth this is for you.

    2018- Online County Fair Project Registration Instructions

    Your one stop spot for County Fair Project Registration information!

    Animal Science Updates

    Listed below are a few FYI notes about the animal science projects. Please take the time to read.

    Regional Project Bowl Success

    On March 17th the knowledge battle began to claim a trip to the State Project Bowl competition in Sauk Rapids on April 7th. Brown County had a multi-county Jr. and Sr. Horse Project Bowl teams compete. Please see below for the results.

    Welcome New Members!

    Our 4-H family continues to grow...lettuce welcome our newest members!

    GOT:VIVA Program Priorities take ACTION!

    The GOT:VIVA process which started back in October 2017 has now reached the action planning stage and we need your help putting the program priorities into ACTION!