Check out this article for all the information you need for the 2018 Monroe County Fair! You will find the exhibit requirements and schedules for entry in both Open Class and the 4-H Program.
Monroe County 4-H Members are accomplishing many amazing things every day. Check out this article to find out what 5 of our high school members have been up to.
Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, founded in 1913, continues to build on its rich heritage by working to strengthen Indiana homes and families. Membership is open to all regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin.
It is the mission of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development and volunteer community support.
The 39th Annual Bake-It contest will take place this year at the Monroe County Fair on Thursday July 3rd, bring entries between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. at the Draper Earles Auditorium. Judging will start at 10 a.m. The Bake-It Contest is sponsored by Kroger and the Monroe County Extension Homemakers Association.
As you learn how to decorate cakes, you can express your artistry and creative abilities; learn to follow instructions, make a proud contribution to a family celebration or community gathering and learn skills you can use in the future
Consider signing up and attending the Poultry Workshop scheduled for June 25, 2018. This workshop is free and will take place from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Harris Hall. Dr. Darrin Karcher, the Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University will be discussing best management practices and current poultry topics.
Beginning this year, to exhibit beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, poultry or rabbits, 4-H members must be certified through the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) program. Training must be completed and a copy of your certificate emailed to your club leaders(s) by June 11, 2018.