CSU Extension

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-8630

    CSU Extension
    P.O. Box 239
    441 Broadway
    Eagle CO 81631-0239 

    extension@eaglecounty.us

Club Announcements

For monthly 4-H news:  Subscribe to the 4-H Piper Newsletter 

June 2017 4-H Piper Newsletter

May 2017 4-H Piper Newsletter

4-H Youth Club Announcements

2017 4-H Entry Forms

4-H members that are enrolled in the following projects and are planning to show their animal at the County Fair need to fill out a County Fair Entry for the following projects:

Rabbit Market and Breeding Entry Form

Cat  Entry Form

Dog Entry Form

Horse Entry Form

Livestock Breeding Entry Form

Poultry Entry Form

Please note:  MARKET swine, lambs, goats and beef DO NOT need to fill out an entry card; weigh-in/tagging served as your County Fair entry. All entries must be submitted before Monday, June 26.
If you have questions on which class you should sign up for, refer to the County Fair 4-H Rule Book:  http://www.eaglecounty.us/CSU/4-H_Youth_Programs/Livestock_and_County_Fair/

Mark your calendar for the 2018 Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry: Saturday, March 17, 2018!  The committee is excited that they were able to fund $2,667 of club requests that came in last month.  In addition, $6,000 was just awarded in 4-H scholarships from RMOF funds. 
The next round of club requests are due July 1.

4-H Drill Team Gearing Up
The Freedom Riders 4-H Drill Team meetings began on Monday, March 6 and will continue on Monday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  through County Fair.   Beginning May 1 (through County Fair), riding meetings will be outside in the arena.  We look forward to another fun and exciting year!

IMPORTANT RULE CHANGES FOR 2017

The County  Fair 4-H Rule Book
The  2017 County Fair 4-H Rule Book contains comprehensive information pertaining to 4-H rules for County Fair.

Rabbit Tattooing 
Attention all rabbit members - mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 27 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds.  All rabbits that do not have a tattoo (either market or breeding) must have a tattoo in order to show at the County Fair.  If your rabbit does not already have a tattoo, plan to bring your rabbit(s) at this time to get them tattooed. 

Poultry Tagging
Market Poultry animals must be tagged in order to show at the County Fair and sell in the Junior Livestock Auction.  The poultry tagging will be on Tuesday June 27 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds (beside the Exhibit Hall).  Bring all your market birds at this time to be officially tagged and eligible to show at the County Fair. 

Horse Care Maintenance Seminars
Colorado On-Site Veterinarian (Dr. Susan O’Brian)  and The Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Royalty have teamed up to bring a three-part educational series on Horse Care and Maintenance.
There is only one date left: May 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the Eagle River Center.  All ages are welcome!  Those over the age of 16 are asked to pay $5 to attend.  All proceeds earned benefit the Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Royalty Scholarship.  

New 4-H Clubs in Eagle County!
4-H Cat Club -  4-H Rabbit Club -  4-H Gardening Club
Ages 8-18. Contact Eagle County Extension Office to learn more about 4-H and the opportunities available through these new 4-H clubs.

4-H Barn in Eagle 
If you would like to keep swine, sheep, poultry or goats at the Eagle 4-H Barn, give us a call to reserve your pen.  Or, if you know of a friend that would like to raise livestock for 4-H but doesn't have a place to keep their animal, share with them this unique and wonderful opportunity to raise animals at the 4-H community barn!  

Congratulations to all the 2016 Colorado State Participants!
State 4-H Static and Fashion Revue Awards
 

Congratulations to all the 4-H project participants in the 2016 4-H County Fair! 
Award results for all 4-H County Fair shows are on the Eagle County Livestock and County Fair web page.