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“Focus on 4-H” 4-H Family Newsletter May 2011 ONLINE FAIR ENTRY SYSTEM Starting in 2011, 4-H, FFA and other youth exhibitors will Dodge County submit their fair entries online. Information on the procedure will be sent through the 4-H General Dodge County Leaders or FFA Advisors. (The exhibitor Extension Office Administration Building will be responsible for submitting his/her 127 East Oak Street own entry form online). The entry Juneau WI 53039 deadline for the 2011 Fair will be Hours: 7am—4:30pm Monday, June 13, 2011 at 8:00pm. No Phone (920) 386-3790 Fax (920) 386-3928 late entries will be accepted. General http://dodge.uwex.edu/ Leaders will check their club’s entries at ARTICLES ARE DUE BY THE the June 20, 2011 Dodge County 4-H 10TH OF EACH MONTH Leader’s Association meeting. FFA Advisors should check over student entries before they are submitted. The entry fees WEATHER and any stall fees will be paid online by credit card. CONCELLATIONS In case of bad weather, all meeting cancellations will be There will be selected times for members who don’t have aired over WBEV/WXRO, WTTN, & WTKM. You can also internet access to come to the UW-Extension Office to call the UW-Extension Office complete their entries. PRE-REGISTRATION IS between 8am-4:30pm. REQUIRED for entry assistance. Email or call Sally to We put “Safety First.” schedule a time slot within the specified times listed below: Requests for reasonable DATES OF FAIR ENTRY ASSISTANCE accommodation for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity Tues May 17 4 pm—7 pm for which it is needed. Please make such requests as early as Sat May 21 9 am—noon possible by contacting the Dodge County Office 920/386-3790 so Mon June 6 4 pm—7 pm proper arrangements can be made. “An EEO/Affirmative Action More detailed information will be given to General employer, University of Wisconsin- Extension provides equal Leaders & FFA Advisors. If you have any questions, opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and please call Sally at 920 386-3790. ADA requirements. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 2 Inside this issue: Club Happenings 4-H Camps Information 10 A-OK (Emma Meyer) Dog toys and cat mats 4-H Family Picnic 6 were donated and delivered to the Humane Society Adult / Youth Leadership 5 Animal Sciences 11 Leipsic (Madelin McGauley) A report was given on making Little Dresses for Africa Cloverbuds & Explorers 7 Richwood Rangers (Paige Wollin) Plan to Club Happenings & Hats Off 2 tour Jelly Belly Warehouse in Pleasant Dairy & Livestock Projects 13 Prairie Dodge County Dairy Brunch 4 Trenton Highlights (Marissa Schmitz) Events Calendars 20 Visits were made to the Randolph Golden General Information 3 Living Center and to Beaver Dam Golden Living Center Looking Ahead 4 Watertown Badgers (Hailey Connor) Reports were given at the meeting Spring is here! Hats Off To the participants in the Cultural, Heather Rynearson, Hunter, Schultz, To the clubs at the Drama Communication Arts Festival: Madelyn Jessica Schultz, Tara Schultz, Graham & Music Festival: Astico Adsit, Alexandra Bahr, Angela Bock, Wagner, Gwen Woerishofer, and Maggie Perseverance, and A-OK for their dramas Natalie Bock, Anna Boschert, Andy Woerishofer. Thanks to our judges Gloria and Juneau Victorians and Astico Boschert, Kaitlin Daane, Michaela Hafemeister, Patti Roden, Missy Schall, Perseverance for their musicals. Daane, Andrew Elmhorst, Abby Hein, and Rachel Weinheimer and to our Participants were: Clarice Case, Darby Alex Hahn, Ginger Hahn, Abby Hein, helpers, Jennifer Fink and Nicki Gunst. Casperson, Debby Casperson, Dale Hailey Krause, Brianna Lerwick, Elena To the participants in the Demonstration Casperson, Deloris Casperson, Diana Lerwick, Linnea Lerwick, Alexis Contest: Anna Boschert, Andy Boschert, Casperson, David Casperson, Nathan Luedtke, Cassandra Luedtke, Marshall Tyler Fink, Adam Fink, Alexis Luedtke, Fink, Brandon Franke, Emily Jensen, McGauley, Morgan McGauley, Samantha Esther Lynch, Hannah Lynch, Abe Maya Krause David Marek, Peyton Pitterle, Taya Plummer, Cameron Neuman, Maggie Neuman, Samantha Litterick, Presley Litterick, Hannah Poporny, Dylon Pokorny, Katrina Pitterle, Jon Schroedel, Autumn, Lynch, Esther Lynch, Benn McKean, Pokorny, Callie Price, Ashley Saniter, Schroedel, Rachel Tank, and Sarah Tank. Emma Meyer, Lydia Meyer, Mikayla Kelsey Saniter, Olivia Saniter, Kyler Top Demonstrators include: Marshal Meyer, Abe Newman, Maggie Newman, Schaalma, Natalie Siedschlag Maggie McGauley, Andy Boschert, Anna Chrissy O'Toole, Erin O'Toole, Joe Stebbins, Morgan Stebbins, Emily Swan, Boschert, Maggie Newman. Pillsbury, Trina Purdy, Erika Schauer, Heidi Swan, Meghan Turner, Meredith State Fair Delegates include: Ester Monica Schauer, Autumn Soter Alisha Turner,Branna Tonn, Jeni Tujeski, Jonan Lynch, Hannah Lynch, Rachel and Sara Tank, Rachel Tank, and Sarah Tank. Tujeski, Andrew Twardokus, Olivia Tank. Thanks to our judges Heidi Tunak Congratulations to the Astico Voelker, and Matthew Wiersma. and Janelle Wiebelhause-Finger. Thanks Perseverance Top Club Award and to A- To the participants in the Speaking to our room volunteers Mary Pat OK Runner Up. Thanks to our MC’s Contest: Abigail Elmorst, Andrew Boschert and Rita Lynch. Thanks to Emma & Mikayla Meyer, Diane Neff for Elmhorst, Nathan Fink, Matthew Gunst, Dodge County Fair Association for coordinating the Festival . Thanks to Ama Maria Miller, Maggie Neuman, sponsoring the awards. Virgil & Pat Lauth for sponsoring the Holly Pamperion, Samantha Pitterle, Festival. Building Etiquette? As many of you know, the UW-Extension Office at 127 East Oak Street, Juneau, is the home of countless meetings, workshops, clinics, etc...involving literally hundreds of youth and adults each month. It’s an outstanding resource for all of us. Let’s keep it that way! Please be sure your 4-H members know that certain portions of the building are off-limits to the general public and that all of us are responsible for keeping the Administration Building auditorium, meeting rooms, and the UW-Extension office a friendly and attractive place to meet. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 3 About UW-Extension Dodge County 4-H UWEX – “Where is it?” UW-Extension Dodge County Dodge Co. Registration The UWEX office is located at 127 E Website Information Oak Street in the Administration We would also like to let you know that Registration Information can be emailed Building on the first floor in Juneau. It the URL or web address has been in UNLESS there is a registration fee. If takes up the whole block [Oak/Main – shortened to there is a fee, registrations must be State Road 26/Center/Miller Streets]. http://dodge.uwex.edu/4h/index.html. mailed in. Email NON-MONETORY There is a parking lot on Miller Street. The 4-H website will be getting a registrations to Our Office hours are new look. We took the information from firstname.lastname@example.org . Make 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. the surveys that were turned in and made sure you have the information in the some changes. We hope that these email that is requested on the clip-out. Newsletter Information changes will make it easier to get the WisLine Teleconferences Newsletter Information is due to the UW information you need without scrolling -Extension Office on or before the 10th of Anyone wishing to attend a 4-H so far down the page. CONTACT US! each month. You may e-mail your WISLINE audio-conference MUST Register for 4-H programs (without information to Sally at REGISTER with the UW-Extension registration fees) by fax or email: email@example.com office (call 920.386.3790) prior to the FAX 920.386.3928 conference so that the equipment will be E-mail: set up, directions available and copies Sally: firstname.lastname@example.org made of any handouts. Most of these can Deb: email@example.com also be called from your home. Bonnie: firstname.lastname@example.org Fund Raisers CULVER’S Fund Raiser; PICK N’ SAVE “WE CARE;” MILK MOOLA-Earn Money for 4-H; and MCDONALD’S receipts. Information on these fund raisers can be found on the Dodge County 4-H website located at http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h- youth-development/ $10 PIZZA HUT COUPONS—Proceeds go to the Small Animal Building at the Dodge County Fairgrounds Information for New 4-H Families This information is on the Dodge County 4-H Website, located at http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h-youth- development/calendar-newsletter/ You’ve Got Email? Check out the State 4-H website, Community Club If you would like to be notified when the newsletter is Central at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/clubs/ up on the web, let us know what your email is. You index.cfm for some excellent resources. will still receive a copy in the mail, unless stated in your email. If your EMAIL ADDRESS HAS CHANGED since you have filled Record Book Guide out your enrollment form, please let The Record Book Guide is available online on the us know the new email address. We 4-H website: http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h-youth- send out emails periodically to development/forms-applications/. Also available online remind people of upcoming events. (at the website listed above) are the Record Book forms. So if you would like to be notified please let us know. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 4 LOOKING AHEAD 2011 Gateway Academy Attention 4-H Families June 30 & July 1, 2011 July 5-7, 2011 We are in need of empty Pringles cans An Engineering day and camp for girls and boys. Attendees will be working in Paper Toweling Tubes for 4-H projects. small groups with hands-on/ They can be brought to the 4-H Office. minds-on projects related to: Thanks for your help!! Robotics & Automation, Digital Electronics, CAD/ CAM Technologies, and much more! For more information see their website at: Dodge County Dairy Brunch Sunday, June 26, 9 am–12:30 pm http://www.goslingelectric.com/tee/ LOOKING AHEAD Hildebrandt Farms Gateway_Academy/index.html N2963 County Road R, Hustisford Sound Interesting? contact one of the This event will have live broadcasts, music, and dis- leaders, Sean Behymer at 920-988-9740 or Jesse plays, in addition to “all you can eat” pancakes, scrambled Domer at 920-219-2922 eggs w/ham, cheese, sundaes, orange juice and milk. Help is needed from 4-H families! Shifts include: 8:30 – 10:30 am 10:30 am – 1 pm Help is also needed on Saturday, June 25! Complete Dodge County Fair Entries the clip-out by May 13 if you/your family can help. The Dairy Promotion Committee provides much support Online in 2011 of 4-H activities. (All youth who volunteer can purchase breakfast for half-price.) This year we are TRYING SOMETHING NEW for Fair Entries. You will be entering your own fair DODGE COUNTY DAIRY BRUNCH Sunday, June 26, 9 am – 12:30 pm entries on the Internet. It will be easy. LOCATION: Hildebrandt Farms, Hustisford You will have to pre-register for Fair Our family/club will be available to help: Entry Assistance. Help will be available Name(s) Ages __________________________________ on the following dates at the Extension ______________________________________________ Office: ______________________________________________ May 17, 4 pm-7 pm ______________________________________________ May 21, 9 am to noon Telephone: _____________ Club __________________ June 6, 4 pm-7 pm We can help on the following shift: Saturday, June 25 9 am – 11 am Fair Club Packets were distributed at the Sunday, June 26 8:30 am – 10:30 am Dodge County Leaders’ Association Sunday, June 26 10:30 – 1:00 pm Meeting on April 25, 2011 Whenever you need us, just let us know “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 5 GIVING TO THE 4-H ENDOWMENT FUND Beaver Dam Agri-Business Brunch The Endowment Fund principal remains in tact. Only the May 15, 2011—Beaver Dam High School interest earned from the account are available for use. Deadlines for grant application cycle are January 31 and June 30. 7:30 am—12:30 pm Donations and memorials to the Endowment Fund are $2.50 age 5-11 and $7 for 12 and over. always welcome. Supporting the Endowment Fund today helps Hope to see you there! the 4-H youth of Dodge County for years to come. 4-H families are encouraged to consider memorials as well as “in honor” donations to recognize birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and other significant achievements. Donations are welcomed from business friends and alumni, civic organizations, and 4-H clubs. All contributions are tax deductible . To contribute, checks may be made payable to the Dodge County 4-H Endowment Fund and mailed to the Dodge County 4-H Endowment Fund, 127 E Oak St, Juneau WI 53039-1379. 4-H Clothing Revue DODGE CO 4-H ENDOWMENT FUND GRANTS Extension Auditorium, Juneau— Wednesday, June 22, 2011 The Dodge County 4-H Endowment Fund Committee will be taking applications for Grants from Dodge County 4-H Clubs SCHEDULE or 4-H County Committees or Groups. The interest from Dodge 6:00 pm Registration County 4-H Endowment Fund will be used for these grants. The 6:00-6:30 pm Modeling Workshop deadlines are January 31and June 30. For more information 6:30 pm Clothing Judging begins contact Anne Oelke at 920.326.3875. The current application is Entries are due May 20. The Revue will be judged on: on the Website or call Sally for a copy. Garment suitability to individual purpose (color/design). General appearance, neatness, posture and fit Construction (extent that it affects general appearance) Using the 4-H Name & Emblem Call Kathy Hetzel, Dodge County UW-Extension Family Living Did you know? The 4-H Name & Emblem is a highly Educator, at 386-3790 with entry questions. valued mark within our county’s history. As such, it was granted (Clothing Revue Garments can NOT be entered in County a very unique and special status, it is in a category similar to the Fair) Presidential Seal and the Olympic Emblem. This federal Exhibitor may enter 2 entries for self in each class/project protection makes it a mark into and of itself with protection that enrolled in. Also 1 for another person. Grade as of 01/2011 supersedes the limited authorities of both a trademark and a Exhibitors MUST model at County Fair Style Show to copyright. As a result, responsibility and stewardship for the 4- receive premiums! H Name & Emblem were not given to the US Patent Office, but County Fair Style Show will be Sunday, August 21 were given to a higher level of the federal government, a member of the Cabinet, the Secretary of Agriculture. SEE APRIL NEWSLETTER for more information. The Secretary has responsibility for the 4-H Name & Emblem, at the direct request of Congress. The “18USC707” is the statement in the United States Code that outlines the protection of the 4-H Emblem. The official emblem is a clover CLOTHING REVUE with four leaves and an “H” on each leaf. The clover’s stem June 22, UWEX, Juneau must point to the right as you look at the image. The 4-H Name_____________________________Grade______ Emblem is not a plain four-leaf clover. The 4-H Emblem should appear in specific colors and in its entirety. The 4-H Name and Address____________________ City ______________ Emblem belong to the 4-H Youth Development Program, under Phone: ( )___________ Club ______________ the authority of USDA, and anyone wishing to use it must Year in Clothing Project: _______ obtain permission. If you are a 4-H member or volunteer, you Class Lot Description are permitted to use the emblem. For detailed information on using the 4-H Emblem contact the Extension Office or go to: ______ _____ ____________________________ http://www.national4-Hheadquarters.gov ______ _____ ____________________________ ______ _____ ____________________________ DEADLINE: May 20 to 4-H Office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau 53039 “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 6 Kid’s Quilt Challenge 2011 4-H Family Picnic September 8-10, 2011 Dodge County Admin Bldg, Friday, July 15, 2011 Mark your calendar!!! The 2011 Quilt Expo invites young quilters to enter their quilts in this year's Kids' Quilt Challenge. MEAL: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. The contest is part of the sixth-annual, award- VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION at 7:30 p.m. winning Quilt Expo presented by WPT and Nancy Zieman ProductionsTM — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 through Saturday, Sept. 10 — in All Dodge County 4-H families are invited! the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. A completely catered menu will be served! The Kids' Quilt Challenge for youth age 15 and It will be held rain or shine! under is sponsored by Nancy Zieman Productions ENJOY this FAMILY OPPORTUNITY with Dodge County 4-H! and awards gift certificates to the top three quilts — 4-H LEADERS ASSOCIATION will provide a FULLY CATERED MEAL a $200 certificate for first place, $100 for second place and $50 for third place. FAMILIES BRING: An APPETITE and TIME FOR FUN!! The 2011 Kids' Quilt Challenge Rules & Entry Youth Games and BINGO!! Form can be downloaded at wiquiltexpo.com on the EACH CLUB is responsible for at least (3) Bingo Prizes! Web. For more information, call 877-496-8060. (50¢ - $1 value) (EXAMPLES: Kleenex, candy, soda, towels, pencils, Quilt Expo event highlights include the 10- category and youth quilt contest exhibits, additional coloring books, etc.) special quilt exhibits, educational lectures, and Sit PRE-REGISTER FOR MEAL COUNT and GAME! $1.50/PERSON & Sew and hands-on workshops taught by leading REGISTRATION FEE quilting educators. Stage presentations with innovative tips and techniques, a vendor mall with Return clip-out by July 1 national and local businesses, two special evening events, appearances by Nancy Zieman of public television’s Sewing With Nancy® and prize drawings. FAMILY PICNIC, JULY 15, 2011 Make check payable to: Dodge County 4-H Name(s) _________________________________________________________________________________________________ No. Attending Adults ___________ Children _________ $1.50/person Amount enclosed $ _______________ DEADLINE: July 1 Return to: 4-H Office, 127 E Oak St., Juneau WI 53039 Family Dairy Day at Culver’s Beaver Dam, WI Saturday, June 4, 2011 11 am – 2 p.m. TENATIVE DATE Check website for details. Come Join Us in Supporting Dodge County 4-H Youth Come and enjoy a family outing Proceeds from this will go to the Dodge County Leaders Association 10% of the sales goes to Dodge County 4-H “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 7 Cloverbud/Exploring and Knitting Workshops Cloverbud/Exploring ATTENTION CLOVERBUDS & EXPLORERS MAY Workshop NEW in 2011 “WOODWORKING BASICS” Each workshop is $1 per participant fee (for Explorers, Cloverbuds, and younger brothers and sisters) MUST be May’s workshop is on woodworking. sent in with your registration. This will help Janet Come join us in this fun activity. greatly in the planning of these workshops. Thank you for your cooperation. CLOVERBUD/EXPLORING & KNITTING CLOVERBUDS & EXPLORERS 2011 Meeting Schedule Knitting Workshops Janet Zander will again be conducting monthly meetings Anyone interested in knitting? for Cloverbuds and Exploring Members at 6 pm. Beginners or refreshers. Think about trying a new Date Day Room Return Clipout project; consider KNITTING, but you don’t need to be in May 17 Tues F&G May 13 the project. Anyone is welcome, parents, members, Cloverbuds, Explorers, etc. Workshops will be usually June 21 Tues F&G June 10 held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month except for August- July 19 Tues F&G July 8 Fair month and Nov. The time for the Knitting $1.00 Session Fee per person must accompany clip-out. Workshops are 7-9 pm at the Dodge County Administration Building, Juneau. ENCLOSE a check made payable to Dodge County 4-H May 17 Room 1H Return Clip out May 13 Return clip-out to Dodge County 4-H, 127 E Oak St, Jun 21 Room 1H Return Clip out June 10 Juneau, WI 53039 Jul 19 Room 1H Return Clip out July 8 Please return the clip-out by the appropriate dates. It is important to return the clip-out so we know who is coming. If you have any questions, please call Georgia at CLOVERBUDS & EXPLORERS Name: Club: Knitting Workshops Phone: Name: Date Day Room Return Clipout Club: May 17 Tues F&G May 13 Phone: June 21 Tues F&G June 10 May 17 Room 1F Return Clip out May 13 July 19 Tues F&G July 8 June 21 Room 1H Return Clip out June 10 $1.00 Session Fee per person must accompany clip-out. July 19 Room 1H Return Clip out July 8 ENCLOSE a check made payable to Dodge County 4-H Return clip-out to Dodge County 4-H, 127 E Oak St, Return the clip-out to Dodge County 4-H, 127 E Oak St, Juneau, WI 53039 Juneau, WI 53039 “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 8 Youth & Adult Leadership 4-H Leader Recognition 4-H Executive Board Meeting Milestone leaders will be recognized at the 4-H Family Picnic. Do plan to attend the picnic with your whole May 17, 2011, 7 PM family and honor these volunteer leaders who have 4-H Leaders’ Association Meeting dedicated so much to making the 4-H Program in Dodge County such as a success. Policy adopted 5/83: No 1st Year leader pins given; pins given every 5 years IF eligible leaders June 20, 2011, 7 PM return CLIPOUT by MAY 13; pins paid for by Leaders Association and/or sponsor. (Fair Information DUE) These leaders are eligible according to our records: 5 Years 20 Years Behling, Kari Bronner, Kathleen Gensch, Heather Henken, Georgia Wisconsin Outdoor Education Expo Hafestein, Debra Klas, Krista Kasten, Donna Loomis-Vierck, Dawn Looking for Volunteers Krahn, Joy Sterr, Karen May 19 and 20, 2011, Dodge County Fairgrounds Roden Patricia Zander, Janet 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Schlender, Ashley http://www.wisexpo.com/volunteer.html Sterr, Lucas 25 Years See April newsletter for more information. Vierck, Steven Behl, Deborah Borden, Bonnie 10 Years Rinzel, Anne LEADERSHIP Arndt, Janet Thorman, David Capaul, Kari Capaul, Pete 30 Years Counselors Needed Eedy, Noel Oelke, Robert Hildebrandt, Fay Call Sally or return clip-out at 4-H Office to be a youth Hildebrandt, Roger 35 Years counselor by May 13. Counselors ages 13+ are needed for Koneck Robert Helmer, Sherry Pamperin, Cathy Neff, Diane Wild Wacky Weekday Day Camp (5-9 year olds) Toepfer, Gail June 13, 15 & 17 at Glacier Hills Park, Hartford Voigt, Kevin 40 Years AND Roll, Allen Safety Day Camp (7-12 year olds) June 24 at 15 Years Glacier Hills Park, Hartford Gensch, Leanne Henken, Ross AND Hron, Norbert Kids & Cops Day Camp (5-10 year olds) June 28 at Kuenzi, Heather Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam Mason, Elaine Return to 4-H office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau WI 53039 Oechsner, Jenifer Othmer, Sally Schuett, David Schuett, Ronda Seaver, Penelope Thompson, Sheri Counselors Needed Tunak, Heidi Deadline: May 13, 2011 Weihert, Karen Name: Club: LEADER RECOGNITION Request by: May 13! Phone: Grade I wish to receive my Leader Recognition Pin: WWW-June 13 WWW-June 15 Name_______________________________No. Years___ WWW-June 17 Safety Day Camp-June 24 Address_______________________City______________ Kids & Cops-June 28 Phone:______________ Club_______________________ Return to 4-H office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau WI 53039 Return by May 13 to: 4-H Office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 9 INSTRUCTION ON VIEWING & PRINTING Leader Website Information “FOCUS ON 4-H” The Focus on 4-H will be on our Web site as an As you know the University of Wisconsin has made changes to how our website looks and Adobe Acrobat PDF document. All this means is functions. The Leader Logues, Leader Forms (i.e. that it has been condensed for easier loading on the Community Service Report, 4-H Grant, etc.) and Web site. It will still print as a normal document. volunteer time sheet are available on the website. The You will, however need to have Adobe Reader on 4-H Executive Board members, and the meeting dates your computer. Please go to the Adobe Acrobat site of the 4-H Leaders’ Association and the 4-H below to get your FREE Adobe Reader: Executive Board are on the website also. You go to the Dodge County UW-Extension http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobate/ website at http://dodge.uwex.edu/ and hover over the readstep2.html yellow words “4-H Youth Development” and a drop- down box appears. Scroll down to the 4-H Leaders’ Association and click on those words. All the information is on this page. If you have any questions please feel free to call our office and talk to Regenia at 920 386-3834. NON-ANIMAL COUNTY FAIR INFORMATION WISCONSIN STATE FAIR NON ANIMAL ENTRY INFORMATION Fair Clean Up – Set Up AND CLIP-OUTS Sat, July 23 If you and your family would like to help with Fair Setup in the SEE page 18 in this newsletter Youth Building, call Sally 920.386.3790 to let her know. Please call as this date may be changed. Youth Building Supervisors If you can help with Youth Building supervision during Fair fill out clip-out or call by July 8. Days/Shift are: Wednesday 8 – 10 PM 4-H Fair Helpers Needed Thursday 6 – 8 PM 8 – 10 PM Each year we are fortunate to have adult Superintendents who Friday 6 – 8 PM 8 – 10 PM add leadership, dedication & year to year continuity to getting Saturday 4 – 6 PM 6 – 8 PM 8 – 10 PM the job done. We need lots of help! Entry Day presents many Sunday 4 – 6 PM challenges. Judging/recording helpers, supervising entries, release…all need YOUR help (14+ member + adults). Return clip-out by July 8 or call 4-H office 386-3790. FAIR Youth Building SUPERVISORS Name(s) ________________________________________ DODGE COUNTY FAIR HELPERS Phone ____________________________ Name(s) ________________________________________ ___ Wednesday 8-10 pm Phone ____________________________ ___ Thursday 6-8 pm 8-10 pm [ ] I/we are interest in helping with Fair: ___ Friday 6-8 pm 8-10 pm Date Preferred ______________________________ ___ Saturday 4-6 pm 6-8 pm 8-10 pm Area/Task __________________________________ ___ Sunday 4-6 pm DEADLINE July 8: 4-H Office, 127 E Oak, Juneau 53039 DEADLINE July 8: 4-H Office, 127 E Oak, Juneau 53039 “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 10 2011 Kids and Cops Summer Safety Day Camp DODGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. TUESDAY, JUNE 28 DEADLINE JUNE 6, 2011 Super SAFETY Summer Day Camp Friday, June 24, 2011 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Glacier Hills Park 7 miles southeast of Hartford, off of Friess Lake Road Anyone 5-10 YEARS OLD MAY ATTEND You do not need to be a 4-H member to attend. For more information check the Dodge County 4-H website DEADLINE is May 10, 2011 Wild Wacky Weekdays Summer Day Camp “Bats, Rats and Habitats” Monday, June 13, 8:30am - 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 8:30am - 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, 8:30am - 2:00pm For more information see March 2011 4-H newsletter or check the Dodge County 4-H website All Forms are online. Go to the Dodge County 4-H website or call if you need a form. http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h-youth-development/4-h-activities/ “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 11 4-H Rabbit, Poultry, Goat, and Pet Pal Projects Rabbit, Poultry, Goat, & Pet Pals Meeting Rabbit, Poultry, & Pet Pals MEETING SCHEDULE for 2011 Exhibitors must attend two county meetings to show at the fair. FFA members can have signature from the 4-H Held at Dodgeland High School, 7 pm county leader or a FFA advisor. 4-H members must have October 20, 2011 signature from 4-H County Leader in your particular project. Held at Dodge County Fairgrounds, 7 pm Any questions call Tom Kohn, 920.261.3535; Don Schwandt, May 19, 2011; June 16, 2011; July 21, 2011 920.386.9030; Dan Schwandt, 262.534.2045; Rabbbit Breed of the Month: Polish. If you own this Chris Leischer, 920.262.0693 or April Doll, 920.386.2136. breed, please bring one to help us learn about this Raising Broilers & Roasters as a 4-H/FFA project breed. There is a brochure up on the Dodge County 4-H website MAY MEETING: Main topic: Selecting fair entries under Poultry Project. http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h-youth- and bring your questions and experiences for development/4-h-projects/poultry/ 4-H Horse Project Horse Project Meeting—7 pm JUDGE’S CLINIC Dodge County Admin. Bldg, 127 E Oak St, Juneau Bring your horse or if you can’t bring your horse, bring ANIMAL SCIENCES yourself. You will be able to ask questions of the judge NO MAY MEETING Thurs, July 28, 2011 and work on showmanship and riding. It will be held at the Tuesday, June 28, 2011—Dodge Co Fairgrounds Dodge County Fairgrounds Horse Arena from 6-8 pm. The June meeting will be held with this clinic. SPECIAL NOTE: JUNE MEETING: will be held in conjunction with the Judge’s Clinic on Tuesday, June 28, YOUTH FUN SPEED SHOW 2011 at the Dodge County Fairgrounds from 6-8 Dodge County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 30th starting pm. There will be no June meeting at the at 8:30 am. Showbill is available. Administration Building on the June 27th date! WATCH FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON REQUIREMENTS--by August 1st to show at fair HEATHER’S CLINIC THIS SUMMER. Four meetings (one must be County Project meeting, STATE SHOW DATES: one must be a Fundraiser, one must be Safety; see approved list); All Around State Shows ENTRY DEADLINE with $2 to be received is MAY 15th! Check the handbook for SEI approved helmet (State 4-H Rule) & hard soled form. heeled boots, Hunt-Dressage-Cross-Country Show—June 24-26 at 2011 Coggins (law); The Sheboygan County Fairgrounds, Plymouth. This is a $5.00 project fee. non-qualifying show but you must be in at least sixth QUESTIONS?? Contact Sherry Helmer, N10791 County grade. Over Fence Clinic is June 25 with the Dressage Rd FF, Fox Lake or phone 920.928.2478 or email Clinic June 26. email@example.com Deadline for show and clinics is June 6. Remember you Wisconsin State 4-H Horse Handbook updates for 2011 need four signatures on the entry form! are now available online at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/ Gymkhana—September 10-11 at West Allis. onlinpro/horsehandbook.cfm This is a non-qualifying show but you must be in at least sixth grade STATE HORSE BOWL AND HIPPOLOGY Expo—September 15-18 at West Allis. CONTESTS Educational classes are open to grade 4 and up. You don’t May 7 at 9 AM at the UW-Marathon County Campus, need to qualify for the educational events. You need be in Wausau. DEADLINE for the horse bowl is April 21st- at least sixth grade and qualify at our fair show for the must have a team. Hippology contest has no pre-entry and horse classes with a blue ribbon (halter classes don’t $ 5 per member is payable that day. count). New for this year: Western Riding Class has been added; Trail Pattern to be used is posted online AREA ANIMAL SCIENCE DAYS are here at the (Handbook); all photos must be 8 x 10’s; computer art Dodge County Fairgrounds on June 22. graphics need to be put in the correct category. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 12 4-H Dog Project Dog Project NOTE: If you have any questions call Tiffeny Herioux, 920 285- Members MUST BE AT 8 TRAINING SESSIONS 3275. to show at the Dog Show. To receive credit for class, the member must be an active participant for at least Be sure to READ this Countywide Dog Project section of 30 minutes of the appropriate session. There will be your newsletter EACH MONTH to help you become no private make-up sessions allowed. In the event of aware of valuable training regulations/dates/and notices discrepancy, the trainer’s attendance record will pertinent to your participation in the Dodge County 4-H prevail. Dog Project. Any cancellations due to weather will be announced on WBEV/WXRO and WTKM. If unsure, contact TRAINING SESSIONS are held at the Dodge County your instructor or committee member. (i.e. heat or Fairgrounds Youth Building. Sessions start the first inclement weather) a decision will be made by Monday in April. 3 p.m. on the day of training. Dog Fair entry forms must be approved & signed by Trainers and returned with your entry form to your general leader by your club’s deadline. May 02 Obedience & Showmanship 09 Obedience & Showmanship DOG PROJECT 16 Obedience & Showmanship 23 Obedience & Showmanship 30 No Classes June 06 Obedience & Showmanship 13 Obedience & Showmanship Run Throughs 20 Obedience & Showmanship Run Throughs 27 Obedience & Showmanship July 04 No Classes 11 Obedience, Showmanship, Set-Up 6:30-8:30 16 Dodge County DOG SHOW – 8 AM Youth Building August 17 Dodge Co Fair Dog Performance Show 6:00 PM [Arrive by 5:45 PM] “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 13 Dairy and Livestock Projects Bonnie’s Bidding— Junior livestock exhibitors and their families interested Looking for volunteers for Area Animal Science Days in gaining knowledge of the livestock industry, expanding hosted in Dodge County on Wednesday, June 22. project management skills, and learning new fitting and Helpers needed in 1) registration; 2) set up; 3) clean up; showing techniques, should consider adding the 13th 4) miscellaneous other help. Please call Bonnie at (920) Wisconsin Junior Livestock Camp to your calendar of 386-3796 (Mon-Wed) to volunteer. summer events! This year's camp is scheduled for June 17- IMPORTANT MESSAGE: MAKE SURE TO READ 19th and will be held at Wisconsin State Fair Park. New YOUR NEWSLETTER EACH MONTH FOR this year; family friendly reduced rates! Out-of-state UPCOMING EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES. campers are welcome. Registration deadline is May 15th. WLBA’s newest event the “Wisconsin Summer “County” Livestock Project Meetings Spectacular” will be held in Wausau on August 19-20th at Mon, May 16, 7:00-8:30 pm Rooms F & G the Marathon County Fairgrounds. Following the format Each counts for 1 point on your MAS Project Activity of the popular Spring Preview Show, the Summer Card. Topic for May is “Herdsmanship & Ethics and Spectacular will offer youth one last chance before the start DAIRY & LIVESTOCK PROJECTS Livestock By-Products,” come for tips and information. of school to exhibit their livestock projects and participate “County” Livestock Project Meetings 2011 in an educational quiz bowl and judging contest. Entries Held at the Administration Bldg in Juneau, 7 pm for this show must be postmarked by July 31st. Wed, June 15 rooms H & I Meat Animal Quality UW-Platteville Block & Bridle Lamb & Hog Assurance, 6 pm Showdown Jackpot Show May 14, 2011 Attention Livestock Project Members Planning on The Annual Lamb & Hog Showdown Jackpot Show will SELLING AN ANIMAL AT THE FAIR. . . be held at the Grant County Fairgrounds, in Lancaster, WI. Members of the Goat, Sheep, Swine, and Beef projects For more information, stop by the UW-Extension office or as you start preparing to purchase project animals for the visit the website at www.pioneershowdown.com next year, please remember to fill out the COOL affidavit UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin ~ Bucky’s recording information about the seller/breeder of your Spectacular project animal. This affidavit is an important part of the The 2011 UW-Madison Saddle & Sirloin ~ Bucky’s Country of Origin Labeling Program (COOL). Please fill Spectacular Gilt & Barrow Show will be held in Monroe, out this affidavit as completely as possible and keep it in WI at the Green County Fairgrounds on May 21st. There your files for two years. If it is not possible to go back and will be a $500 payout for the Grand Champion Gilt & get the seller’s signature, please attach the bill of sale to the Barrow and a $250 payout for the Reserve Champion Gilt affidavit. Retention of this affidavit is imperative to the & Barrow. Entry fee is $20 per head (No pre-entry audit process the USDA can perform on any animal that is required). This show is open to youth between the ages of USDA inspected. 5-21 as of Jan 1, 2011. Weigh in will be held from 8:00- The affidavit and a fact sheet on the COOL program is 10:00am. Contact Devan Brugger at 608-558-2646 with available online at http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/ any questions. For more details, visit the website at exhibitorcoolsheet.pdf www.uwsaddlesirloin.com Any questions or to request a copy of the affidavit, please contact the Extension Office 920.386.3790 2011 Badger Bonanza Lamb Show May 8, 2011—Arlington Public Events Center Dairy Youth Recognition Auction The Badger Bonanza gives youth the chance to get Help is needed with putting together and serving the their lambs into the ring early in the show season. The auction lunch to bidder/buyers. Please call Bonnie at Badger Bonanza is a sanctioned show by the Wisconsin UWEX (Mon-Wed) if you are willing to support our dairy Club Lamb Association (WCLA), however the show is youth in this way. open to non-WCLA members as well. Visit the WCLA Wisconsin Livestock Breeders website at www.wisconsinclublambassociation.com for Announce 2011 Youth Events more information. The Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association's 31st The Grand Champion Lamb and Reserve Grand Annual Spring Preview Show will be held on June 11th, Champion Lamb will be awarded cash prizes. Class 2011 at the Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Entries payouts will be similar as past years and showmanship must be postmarked by May 1st. Exhibitors age 8-19 by classes will be offered with prizes awarded to the winners January 1st, 2011 in the beef, sheep and swine projects are of each age category. Contact Bailey Quam at eligible to exhibit. firstname.lastname@example.org. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 14 Dodge-Point Lamb & Pig Extravaganza MEAT ANIMAL QUALITY ASSURANCE May 7, 2011 June 15, 7 pm UW-Extension Auditorium Hosted by Dodgeville & Mineral Point FFA chapters, this junior YOUTH CERTIFICATION PROGRAM open show will be held at the Iowa County Fairgrounds in (1 point for MAS Activity Card) Mineral Point. Weigh-runs from 7-8:30 am, with the show This program will satisfy PQA III requirements for swine starting at 10 am. Questions, contact: project members. The focus is to educate youth in the beef, Mike Robinson, 608-987-2321, ext 380 sheep, and swine projects on quality assurance, good Denny McGraw, 608-935-3307, ext 4053 management practices, and ethics. “Hands-on” activities make Website: http://showpage.com/dodge_point/ this an interactive and fun learning session. Beginning Level: Ages 8-11 as of January 1 Must attend an MAQA CLASS session EVERY YEAR to Badger Dairy Camp remain certified. June 12-14, UW-Madison Campus Intermediate Level: Ages 12-14 as of January 1 Attending Badger Dairy Camp is a great opportunity for Can test out of the program to be certified until they reach campers to solidify their dairy fundamentals and get a jump on the Advance age level or take the class the upcoming judging and showing season. The level of instruction received at UW-Madison is second to none. Our Advanced Level: Ages 15-18 as of January 1 dairy professionals have coached collegiate champion teams and Can attend the class OR test out of the program to be exhibited All- Americans. Campers will “Start their summer certified until they reach age 19 right” through hands-on activities and contests that incorporate Advanced Level: Age19 as of January 1 fun, competition and learning. We will also hold workshops that 19 year old exhibitors as of January 1 of the exhibition year show the science of dairy science. Each camper will experience CAN participate in the MAQA Youth Program! If a 19 the same atmosphere, facilities, and instruction that Badger year old has not been recertified in the past 3 years, they judges do -- the opportunity to experience first-hand a now have to take the advanced test again or the class. championship caliber Big Ten judging program. All this fun and competition is offered for $115. Dairy youth ages 12-18 are TEST OUT OPTION for Intermediate and Advanced invited to join us for the tenth annual Badger Dairy Camp that Levels—Available at June 15 class ONLY. If a youth does not will surely be one of the highlights of the summer. Be sure and pass with 70%, the youth will have to stay for the class. get your application in early as enrollment is limited to the first Use this website to study for test. Website: 100 youth that apply. http://www.uwex.edu/ces/animalscience/youthlivestock/ documents/YPQAmanual.pdf Top 10 Reasons to be a Badger Dairy Camper 10. When you say Wisconsin...You’ve said it all! 9. Learn from nationally recognized dairy professionals. 8. Explore some of the “science” of dairy science. Meat Animal Quality Assurance 7. Get a taste of UW-Madison residence hall life. June 15—DEADLINE June 4 6. Excitement for juniors of all ages. 5. Build award winning judging, fitting and Name showing strategy. 4. Take home life-lessons -- self-confidence, team Age (as of Jan 1) work and sportsmanship. Address: 3. Get a head start on the summer dairy project work. 2. Meet exciting new friends that like cows too. City/Zip: 1. It’s fun More information and application go to the website: Phone: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/dairyyouth/camp.php I would like to attend at 6 pm for the TEST OUT OPTION. I understand if I don’t pass the test, then I will need to attend the class. I will be coming at 7 pm for the class. NASCO 25th Annual Showing & Grooming Demonstrations— May 7, 2011 Send to Bonnie, 4-H office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau 53039 8:30 am – 3 pm, Fort Atkinson “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 15 White Show Pants Swap MEAT ANIMAL PRE SALE MEETING Needing white show pants and can’t find any? Have some that If you DID NOT attend the Post Sale Meeting last October,-- are too small? Dodge County UWEX has some gently used you MUST attend the pants that may be your size. Please call ahead to have our Presale Meeting on Monday, July 18 at 7:30 pm boxes available to you in your search. If you have some to at the Dodge County Fairgrounds. This is ONE of the donate, please make sure they are clean before donating. requirements necessary to be in the Meat Animal Sale at fair. We will be discussing many important issues concerning this year’s fair. Where? Grandstand, or if rainy—Farm Progress Arena. See you there! Dairy Fitting & Showmanship Clinic Saturday, May 14 10 AM – 3:30 PM Vande Holsteins “Hands On” Beef, Sheep and Swine Fitting & 11363 Hwy 26 S. $2 Showmanship Jackpot Waupun, WI Please join us for a day of learning! Older youth of the county Thursday, June 16 Dodge County Fairgrounds 6:00 pm will be leading sessions on preparing your animals, tack and Learn some fitting and showing skills, AND earn 1 display for the fair. Youth of all ages are encouraged to attend. educational point for your MAS Project activity card. Our morning will be filled with 20 minute breakout sessions. BEGINNERS: Come to have “Hands on” opportunity to learn After lunch (which will be provided), you’ll have the chance to how to “Fit” your beef, sheep or swine for shows. Learn lead and clip heifers to gain more experience. We look forward showmanship skills and have an opportunity to practice. to you joining us! Please call Barb Natzke (920.979.0612) or NOT-SO-BEGINNERS: Come to learn and strengthen your Linda Behling (920.219.0105) if you have any questions. We leadership skills by helping beginners to fit their livestock hope to see you there! project animals and gain confidence in showmanship. SCHEDULE 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. 6 Breakout Sessions, 20 minutes each Participants need to bring swine, beef and sheep, some to 1. Packing the Showbox be breeding stock animals. (please only bring show ring 2. Washing etiquette animals). Also bring clipping and fitting equipment. 3. Making a bedding pack Send clip-out and $2 for Showmanship Jackpot by 4. Herdsmanship Basics/Communicating Friday, June 10 to indicate your interest in this event. with the Public Questions, call Bonnie (Monday-Wednesday, 8 am to 2:30 pm 5. Selecting your calf at 920.386.3796). 6. Showmanship Basics 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch, provided 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Fitting Demonstration 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. 2 Hands-on Sessions – Fitting and Fitting & Showmanship Jackpot—Thurs. June 16, Showmanship Fairgrounds 2:45 p.m. Wrap-up/conclusion Deadline June 10 Cost $2/person *** Please return the clip-out to the Extension Office by Friday Name(s) May 6 to be sure we have enough food for lunch*** Club Dairy Fitting & Showmanship Clinic Grade Phone Saturday May 14, 10 am—3 pm I will attend session for Sheep Swine Beef Name(s): I am bringing: Address Breeding stock Sheep Swine Beef Market Sheep Swine Beef City/State/Zip I will bring some clipping and fitting equipment Phone: Grade: Enclosed $2/person. Check payable to UW-Extension Club: # of people ____ x $2 = $________ Return to: 4-H Office, 127 E Oak St, Juneau WI 53039 “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 16 Attention: All Dairy Project Members Any Dairy Project members or leaders that want to learn LIVESTOCK and DAIRY more about Dairy Cattle Evaluation are encouraged to UPCOMING EVENTS attend these workshops. Generally, practices are going to be held on Thursday evenings, with the exception of April 14th (due to Spring Show). Dairy workshops will be held in preparation for Area Animal Science Days contest. All members that want to compete at Area May 6-7 COUNTY SHEEP/SWINE WEIGH-IN Animal Science Day as a member of the team are Sat May 7 NASCO Showing & Grooming Demonstration required to attend at least 75% of all judging practices. May 7 Dodge Point Lamb & Pig Extravaganza There will be 12-14 practices throughout the spring Sun May 8 Badger Bonanza Lamb Show months. May 14 Dairy Fitting & Showmanship Clinic Mon May 16 County Livestock Project Meeting Each counts for 1 point on your Dairy Youth Award Card STATE & COUNTY FAIR INFORMATION June 11 Spring Preview Show, Jefferson Thursday May 5th Budjon Farms, June 13 MANDITORY WSF Livestock & Dairy 7:30 p.m. N9996 Soo Rd. Lomira June 15 MAQA Jun 17-19 WI Annual Livestock Show Camp-WSF Park Thursday May 12th TBD June 22 AASD-Dodge County 7:30 p.m. Aug 4-14 WI State Fair Aug 17-21 Dodge County Fair Thursday May 19th Kari Behling, Aug 19-20 WI Summer Spectacular, Wausau 7:30 p.m. W10001 Rake Rd, Fox Lake Thursday, May 26th TBD 7:30 p.m. NASCO 4-H Rebate Program When you place your order by mail, by calling the toll-free phone order center 800.558.9595, or on Nasco’s website (www.enasco.com), then we will receive a 5% rebate check after the Dodge County Fair to use toward the Livestock Program. Dodge County’s number is 9800229(P) State and County Fair Information Market Hog & Lamb Weigh-In Fri., May 6, 7-9 PM / Sat., May 7, 9-10:30 AM The Swine Committee & Lamb Committee will weigh-in your Dodge County Fair entries. Families may have up to 5 lambs and/or barrow/gilts per project member COUNTY FAIR SWINE RULE identified and weighed in. Families must identify project CHANGES member names at time of weigh-in, but animal may remain in the “Family Name.” Members are asked to be present to MINIMUM May weight for feeder pigs is 45 assist the weigh in of their project animals. You need to pounds. Also as a reminder the MAXIMUM carry your own entries to scales and back onto truck! May weight for feeder pigs is 75 pounds. Lambs: No spring maximum weight for weigh-in Also in 2011 we will choose a “Market Hogs: 75# maximum and a 45# minimum, but classes Hog—Supreme Champion.” not determined until fair DO NOT co-mingle pigs. ISOLATE entries upon returning home from other swine on your premises. This is good bio-security manage- ment as well as YOUR responsibility. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 17 Animal Health Rules You will find the Animal Health Rules at this website: http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/11-Animal-Health-Rules.pdf Please read them, THERE ARE CHANGES to the rules from last year. For a copy, go to the website. It will also be available on the Dodge County 4-H website under the Dodge County Junior Fair. Manure Bunkers Dairy and Livestock exhibitors will have manure bunkers for the daily cleanings behind the animals. These bunkers will be at the north-end of the barns to help keep the mess to a minimum. The public will appreciate this effort on our part because they walk from one barn to another near the “clean up” areas. Please do your part and take your wheelbarrow full of manure to the very front of the bunker to make it easier to fill the bunker. If you have any questions, the superintendants of the respective departments will be able to answer your questions at the fair. MAS Pre-Auction Lunch Before the MAS auction on August 18th, there will be the usual pre-auction lunch served as a “Welcome” to our invited buyers and bidders. The Meat Animal Sale Committee reminds the livestock project families that this is ONLY for the invited buyers and bidders and NOT for the public. The benefits of this auction come to livestock project families in the form of a post fair check. Dodge County Junior Fair Website Information LITTLE BRITCHES CONTEST RULES & REGISTRATION http://dodge.uwex.edu/4-h-youth-development/dodge-county- FORM junior-fair/ http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/LITTLE-BRITCHES-2011- TO-2013-WebSiteFormat.pdf FAIREST OF THE FAIR APPLICATION http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/Fairest-of-the-Fair-2011- LITTLE SHEPHERDS CONTEST RULES & REGISTRATION APPLICATION-FORM.pdf FORM The Fairest of the Fair Application is also available in a Word http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/LITTLE-SHEPHERDS- document on the Dodge County 4-H Junior Fair Page. 2011-TO-2013-WebSiteFormat.pdf SCHEDULES—FOOD STANDS 2011 DRESS YOUR ANIMAL CONTEST FORM http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/Fair-Signups.pdf http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/2011-Dress-Your-Animal- Contest.pdf 2011 JUNIOR FAIR ENTRY RULES http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/2011-Entry-Rules-.pdf DAIRY IDENTIFICATION SHEET http://dodge.uwex.edu/ files/2010/06/09DodgeCo4HDairyProjectDairyIdentificationShe et.pdf 2011 JUNIOR MEAT ANIMAL SALE RULES http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/2011-MAS- RULES.bw_2.pdf DAIRY FITTING CONTEST RULES & REGISTRATION FORM http://dodge.uwex.edu/files/2010/06/DAIRY-FITTING-2011- TO-2013-WebSiteFormat.pdf “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 18 WSF Junior Exhibitors Wisconsin State Fair forms are on the Wisconsin State Fair website including entry forms, health forms and dorm room forms. If you don’t have access to the internet, forms can be picked up at the UWEX office. http://www.wistatefair.com/ fair_info/junior_livestock.html Junior exhibitors interested in participating in the Wisconsin State Fair must contact their local UW- Extension office for entry deadlines and information. There will be no printed copies of the rules and regulations for the 2011 Fair. For further information contact Wisconsin State Fair Park at 414.266.7051 WSF SHEEP ID SITES Youth interested in participating in the 2011 Wisconsin State State Fair Non-Animal Exhibits Fair Market Lamb and Performance Divisions must identify If you received a Special Merit at the 2009 Dodge their market lambs at one of the upcoming official sites. County Jr. Fair on a non-animal, non-food or non- Lambs will be individually identified, receive an official photography entry, you can enter it at State Fair. Wisconsin State Fair ear tag and be required to Participants will be responsible for getting exhibits to have a DNA sample collected. A $10.00 fee per animal will be Milwaukee and for picking them up. If you are interested collected at the check-in sites. Market in exhibiting your Special Merit entry, return the clip-out lamb identification enables Wisconsin State Fair to maintain a by June 3. Dodge County has a limit, so the first 15 higher level of quality control. See April newsletter for more returning clip-outs can enter their item. information. 2011 WSF Sheep Identification Sites: Jefferson County Fairgrounds - Jefferson NON ANIMAL STATE FAIR INTEREST Wednesday, May 4, 5 pm to 7 pm Contact Keith Schultz 920.568.0895 Name __________________________ Grade ______ Dodge County Fairgrounds - Beaver Dam Saturday, May 7, 9 am to 11 am Phone _________________________ Contact Courtney Meyer 920.387.2717 Club ______________________________________ Special Merit Entry ____________________________ Wisconsin State Fair Day Camp Deadline JUNE 3 to 4-H Office The Wisconsin State Fair Day Camp is planned at State Fair Park for Friday, Aug. 6 or Tuesday, Aug 10, from 8 am - 3:30 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Show pm (for incoming 2, 3, 4, & 5 graders). Registration is $15 per camper, which includes Fair admission, morning snack, Updates lunch, a t-shirt, a backpack and camp supplies. Contact Brian The 2011 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Dairy Shows Bolan at 414.266.7050 or email@example.com immedi- will be held August 4th – 7th at Wisconsin State Fair Park. ately. The following are a few reminders and rule updates and clarifications for the 2011 Fair. Ownership deadline is January 1, 2011 for all dairy cattle two years and older. New clarification: MANDATORY WSF Livestock Registration papers must show exhibitor recorded as owner or co-owned with immediate junior family Meeting—Monday, June 13 members only. Immediate junior family members Meeting is held at the Dodge County must be under 21 years of age as of January 1st of the Administration Building Auditorium at current Fair year. Immediate junior family members include siblings (brother or sister) and step- siblings 7:00 pm. This includes, goats, rabbits, poultry, (step-brother or sister). Animals co-owned with beef, sheep, and swine. parents, the family farm or others are considered managerial. Calves and yearling ownership/co-ownership deadline will continue to be May 31st. MANDATORY WSF Dairy Meeting The Wisconsin State Fair is proud to be the state’s Thursday, June 13 largest Agricultural Showcase. If you have any questions please go to www.wistatefair.com or by contacting the Meeting is held at the Dodge County Wisconsin State Fair Agriculture department at Administration Building Auditorium at 8 pm. 414.266.7050. “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 Page 19 2011 FOOD STAND & FISH POND SHIFT SCHEDULES (Call the 4-H Office @ 386-3790 to sign up for time slots, also on the Dodge County Junior Fair page under schedules) Have VARIOUS times selected in case your first preference is filled! We need clubs to help in MORE than ONE stand & for more than ONE SHIFT! Proceeds from our fair stand efforts benefit ALL Dodge County 4-H'ers including: • 4-H trip participant funding • County Events & Activities • 4-H Promotion • County program judges/evaluators • State N Central Leaders Forum • Family Learning Day • Leader Recognition (expenses & awards) • District/State Leader Council • Leader Training • Camp costs not covered by camper fees • Wisconsin 4-H Foundation dues • Achievement Awards • Award expenses not covered by sponsors • New Family Orientation • Leader Workshops • Special Emphasis • Community Builders Banquet • Family Programs • Literature Costs • County Fair • Many More FISH POND FARM BUREAU/4-H STAND 4-H CREAM PUFFS & (Youth Building) (Coop Building) CARAMEL APPLE SLICES (Coop Building) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 TUESDAY, AUGUST 16: 9am-12pm ....................... Watertown Badgers 11-1pm ...... Mayville Lucky Clovers WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 12-2pm ................................. Oak Grove Owls 1-3pm .............................River Oaks 10am-2pm .............. Watertown Badgers 2-4m ................................. Rock River Royals 3-5pm ................ Trenton Highlights 4-6pm .............................................. Sinissippi 2-6pm .......................Richwood Rangers 6-8:pm ...............................................Lakeside 5-8pm ................ Trenton Highlights 6-10pm ...................... Juneau Victorians THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 THURSDAY, AUGUST 18 9am-12pm ........................................... Leipsic WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17: 10am-1pm .............. Watertown Badgers 12-2pm ........................ Lomira Clover Leaves 9am-1pm .............. Lebanon Luckies 2-4pm .......................... Lomira Clover Leaves 1-4pm ........................ Juneau Victorians 1-4pm ....................Oak Grove Owls 4-7pm ........................ 2 adults + 3 youth 4-6pm ............................................ River Oaks 4-7pm .................. 2 adults + 4 youth 6-8:pm ........................................... River Oaks 7-10pm ......................................... A-OK 7-10pm ................. Neosho Utopians FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 FRIDAY, AUGUST 19 10am-12pm ..................................... Sinissippi THURSDAY, AUGUST 18: 10am-1pm ............................ River Oaks 12-2pm ............................................ Sinissippi 9am-1pm ........... Rock River Royals 1-4pm .......................Richwood Rangers 2-4pm ............................... Richwood Rangers 4-7pm ......................................... Leipsic 4-6pm .............................................................. 1-4pm ................................ Lakeside 6-8pm .................................................... A-OK 7-10pm ...................... 2 adults + 3 youth 4-7pm .................... Herman Hornets SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 7-10pm ................ 3 adults + 3 youth SATURDAY, AUGUST 20 10am-12pm ...................... Rock River Royals 10am-1pm ....................Herman Hornets 12-2pm ............................. Richwood Rangers FRIDAY, AUGUST 19: 1-4pm ................. Lomira Clover Leaves 2-4pm ............................... Trenton Highlights 9am-1pm ............. 2 adults + 3 youth 4-7pm .........................Portland Boosters 4-6pm ................................. Lebonon Luckiies 1-4pm .................. 2 adults + 3 youth 7-10pm ...................... 1 adults + 3 youth 6-8pm .............................................................. 4-7pm ................... Lebanon Luckies SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 SUNDAY, AUGUST 21 7-10pm ................ 3 adults + 3 youth 10am-12pm ...................... Richwood Rangers 11am-2pm ................Richwood Rangers 12-2pm ................................. Herman Hornets 2-6pm ..................................... Sinissippi 2-4pm .............................................................. SATURDAY, AUGUST 20: 4-6pm .............................................................. 9am-1pm .............................. Leipsic We need 2 or 3 volunteers per shift. Younger 1-4pm ................ Richwood Rangers members are encouraged to help but a parent or 4-H Promotion Booth Schedule 4-7pm ...........................County Line (Youth Building) leader must sign with them. Although helping the 7-10pm ................ 3 adults + 3 youth customer “fish” is a simple job someone must be able CLUB Responsible Adult to make change so keep this in mind when WEDS, Aug 18 volunteering. Anyone younger than sixth (6) grade SUNDAY, AUGUST 21: 1-2:30pm _____________ ___________ needs an adult supervising. 2:30-4pm _____________ ___________ 9am-1pm ............. Portland Boosters 1-4pm .................. 2 adults + 3 youth THURS, Aug 19 GUIDELINES FOR ALL FOOD STANDS 4-7pm .................. 2 adults + 4 youth 1-2:30pm _____________ ___________ 2:30-4pm _____________ ___________ Be neatly dressed (No short shorts!) Each shift needs to have the number of FRI, Aug 20 If coming directly from the barn, remember to be adults listed PLUS the number of youth. 1-2:30pm A-OK CLEAN as you are dealing with food! (This means Shifts after 7 pm can include a combina- 2:30-4pm Leipsic clean CLOTHES and shoes) tion of adults OR youth aged 14 & over SAT, Aug 21 Arrive 5-10 minutes before shift to make changes as the adult portion 1-2:30pm Trenton Highlights easier........ 2:30-4pm Herman Hornets Do NOT leave until next shift arrives! SUN, Aug 22 1-2:30pm _____________ ___________ All adults and youth MUST WEAR a hair net or 2:30-4pm _____________ ___________ bring your own hat while working in All Food Stands. MAY 2011 Page 20 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Dog Training DEADLINE: Dairy Fitting County Lamb and Hog 6:30pm, Fairgrounds & Showmanship Clinic Weigh-in County Lamb and Hog Fairgrounds Weigh-in NASCO Showing Fairgrounds Grooming Demos Fort Atkinson 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Badger Bonanza Lamb Show Dog Training DEADLINES: Knitting Dairy Fitting & 6:30pm , Fairgrounds Cloverbuds/Exploring Showmanship Clinic Leader Recognition Vande Zande Farm 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DEADLINE: WSF Livestock Dog Training Fair Entry Help 4-7 pm Rabbits, Poultry Mtg DEADLINE: Camp Fair Entry Help Interest Due 6:30pm , Fairgrounds Must pre-register 7 pm Fairgrounds Counselors Must pre-register Beaver Dam Co Livestock Project At UW-Extension Office 9 am to noon Agribusiness Brunch 7 pm Admin., Juneau Cloverbuds/Exploring UW-Extension Office 6 pm Admin., Juneau Knitting Workshop 7 pm Admin., Juneau 4-H Exec Board. Outdoor Expo Outdoor Expo 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dog Training Camp & WWW 6:30pm , Fairgrounds Counselor Meeting “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 29 30 OFFICE CLOSED 31 JUNE 2011 Page 21 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 DEADLINE: Dairy DEADLINE: MAQA Youth Recognition Scholarship 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Dog Training World Pork Expo DEADLINES: Knitting Spring Preview 6:30pm, Fairgrounds June 8-10 Iowa State Cloverbuds/Exploring Show Fair Entry Help 4-7 pm Fairgrounds, Des Moines Jefferson Must pre-register 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Dog Training DEADLINE: WSF Live- Rabbits, Poultry Mtg WWW Day Camp 6:30pm , Fairgrounds stock Entries and Money 7 pm Fairgrounds Glacier Hills, Hartford WWW Day Camp WWW Day Camp Glacier Hills, Hartford Glacier Hills, Hartford Fitting & Showmanship MANDATORY WSF Livestock MAQA Training Jackpot 7 pm Admin., Juneau 7 pm, Admin., Juneau 6 pm Fairgrounds MANDATORY WSF Dairy Mtg LIVESTOCK SHOW LIVESTOCK SHOW BADGER DAIRY 8 pm, Admin., Juneau 4-H SUMMER CAMP CAMP—June 17-19 CAMP—June 17-19 CAMP Upham Woods West Allis West Allis 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Dog Training Cloverbuds/Exploring Clothing Revue Safety Day Camp 6:30pm , Fairgrounds 6 pm Admin., Juneau 6 pm Admin., Juneau Glacier Hills, Hartford 4-H Leaders Assoc. Knitting Workshop Area Animal Science LIVESTOCK 7 pm Admin., Juneau 7 pm Admin., Juneau Dodge County SHOW CAMP— Fair Entries Due June 17-19 “Focus on 4-H” May 2011 26 27 28 29 30 DAIRY BRUNCH Dog Training Kids & Cops Day 9 am Hildebrandt 6:30pm , Fairgrounds Camp Farm Horse Project Mtg Fairgrounds Hustisford MOVED TO TUESDAYàà Horse Project Mtg / Judges Clinic 4-H YOUTH CONFERENCE Fairgrounds June 27-30 - Madison UW-Extension Dodge County Dodge County Administration Building 127 East Oak Street NONPROFIT Juneau WI 53039 US POSTAGE PAID CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED JUNEAU WI DATED MATERIAL PERMIT NO. 5 Focus on 4-H DODGE COUNTY 4-H FAMILY NEWSLETTER Dodge County 4-H Leaders Association Dodge County Executive Board University of Wisconsin Extension Ashley Schlender, President 127 East Oak Street – Room 108 Janelle Wiebelhaus-Finger, President-Elect Juneau WI 53039-1379 Karen Weihert, Vice President Phone (920) 386-3790 Noreen Dogs, Treasurer FaX(920) 386-3928 Deb Merfeld, Secretary Pat Hahn, Reporter Office Hours: Monday through Friday Sylvia Hinrichs, Past President 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Diane Neff, State Council Delegates At Large: Sally Schoenike, 4-H Youth Development Carolyn Dehler Deb Wiebelhaus, 4-H Youth Program Assistant Sheri Thompson Bonnie Borden, Youth Dairy & Livestock Karen Schmidt Matt Hanson, Co-Director, Crops & Soils Helen Weisensel Kathy Hetzel, Co-Director, Family Living Youth Representatives: Jeff Hoffman, Community Development Ben Buske Becky Gutzman, Nutrition Education Jessie Gaska Bob Kaiser, Dairy Brian Richards Jana Stephens, Nutrition Education Laura Schoenike Support Staff: Regenia Muche, Brenda Wenzel Receptionist: Sharon Uelmen Patti Roden, Americorp/VISTA The 4-H name and emblem are federally protected under Title 18 US Code 707.
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