Monday, May 15, 2017

Need Money for College?

High School Seniors need to take advantage of the Branch County 4-H and Jr. Livestock Scholarships available to them this year.  If you have been involved in 4-H and / or sold animals thru the Branch County Jr. Livestock Auction and will be graduating from high school and want to continue your education...... you are eligible to either one or both of these scholarships.

These scholarships are due on June 1st to the MSU Extension Office....yes it is fast approaching and is only 2 1/2 weeks away!!  You can get your scholarship form HERE or click on the 4-H Document tab at the top.  You will find the form also on that page.

Get your forms turned in today!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Clover Classic Show

Youth showing Sheep or Boer Goats may be interested in attending the Clover Classic show on Saturday, May 20th at the Branch County Fairgrounds.  Any 4-H or FFA member ages 7-21 can attend.  It is coordinated by the Tri-Town 4-H Club.  Returning again this year are TWO sheep rings and TWO separate judges!  Check out the attached FLYER for details, PRIZES and entry form.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May / June 4-H Newsletter

It's read for your viewing... the Branch County 4-H May - June Newsletter.  Click here for your copy!  Lots happening in 4-H, make sure you ready your copy!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Market Poultry Workshop location Moved

Next Monday, April 24th is a Market Poultry Workshop at 6:00 p.m. and the location has been changed to the 4-H Cabin at the Fairgrounds.  Please mark your calendars of this change, we will also put signs on the doors in case others forget.  See you Monday night at the 4-H Cabin!!

Spartanwood Open House

On Friday, April 28th, the Norton Families have invited the community to come their Open House for Spartanwood in Bronson, Michigan.  It will start at 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 442 Slisher Road, Bronson.  Pulled Pork lunch provided.

A special presentation will take place at 1:00 and at 4:00 p.m.  Representatives from Michigan State University Extension will take time to explain processes and regulations farmers follow when applying to construct facilities such as these.  We are happy to provide this opportunity for our friends and neighbors to learn about this.  For your flyer on the Open House, CLICK HERE.

Pin Order

It's getting time to prep for Fair and to order your 4-H membership pins.  Org leaders get your copy of the order form HERE.  Please fill it out and return to the MSUE Office with your fair forms.  We will prep the orders later in the summer and pins will be available for pick up in August.

Style Review

Is your 4-Her and Branch Bud interested in modeling their sewn project, knitted scarf, tye dyed shirt or buymanship project?  This is the form you will need to fill out by the July 5th deadline.   A workshop will be held for youth needing assistance in writing their narrative or wanting to learn how to walk the stage.  It will be held on Thursday, July 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the MSUE Conference Room.  Click here for you STYLE REVIEW GUIDELINES and form.