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4-H in Mower County

    Leasing Animals
    We want you to be able to learn about animals, even if you don't own one. You can lease an animal. You'll gain valuable hands-on experience managing and showing animals, and you'll learn from caring adults. 
    MOWER COUNTY ANIMAL ID INFORMATION
    Here is where you will find all of the necessary information, DEADLINES and forms to ID your animals.
    Sign up now for the Minnesota 4-H Lama Judge Training Clinic!
    Do you judge county fair lama shows, or are you looking to get started? Sign up for the Minnesota 4-H Lama Judge Training Clinic! The clinic will be held Sunday, May 17 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.
    Sign-up to meet a NASA engineer!
    All ages of youth and adults interested in learning about NASA and the Mars rover program are invited to participate in this exciting learning opportunity. Pre-registration is required and space is limited—Sign-up today!
    Join 4-H’ers across the nation in doing service this April
    Throughout the month of April, 4-H'ers across the country will be engaged in service as part of the True Leaders in Service challenge! The Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors are asking all Minnesota 4-H youth and adults to share how they are true leaders beginning on April 1!
    Join the 4-H Animal Science spring PDC webinar on April 7
    Project development committee members - you won't want to miss this webinar! Join us on April 7 at 7 p.m.—The webinar is intended for all livestock project development committee members (with the exception of horse and dog).
    Sign up to explore science through University on the Prairie
    Registration is now open for University on the Prairie! Youth entering grades 7 – college freshman will learn about science and career opportunities from college faculty and industry professionals. University on the Prairie will be held July 21-23 at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center near Lamberton, Minn. Apply by June 15.
    Attend statewide one-day 4-H livestock day camps
    Minnesota 4-H is offering 4-H livestock day camps at six different locations in June and July. The trainings will focus on youth grade 6 and up, but younger members will be welcome if they bring a parent or adult chaperone. Event and registration due dates vary by location.
    Supersession: A 4-H Dog Project training workshop
    4-H'ers, bring your dog to this training and networking workshop! Supersession will be held May 16 at the Twin Cities Obedience Training Club and is open to all youth grades three and up, their families, trainers, and youth and adult dog project leaders.
    Improve your dairy cattle skills
    Gopher Dairy Camp registration is now open! 2020 Gopher Dairy Camp will be held June 14-16 on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus. Camp is open to all youth who have completed grades 6-9, but have not yet started 10th grade. Register by May 31.

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