Burke County Open Market Lamb Show

Burke County Open Market Lamb Show

Below is the link for the registration form and packet for the upcoming Burke County Cooperative Extension Open Market Lamb Show.  The show will take place on Saturday, September 20th at the McDowell County Livestock Barn in Marion.  The show will begin at 9:00 a.m. with check-ins beginning at 8:00 a.m.  This show will be part … Continue reading

2014 Mountain State Fair

2014 Mountain State Fair

It’s almost fair time!!  The 2014 Mountain State Fair will take place September 5th-14th at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher. Many 4-Hers from Buncombe County and Western NC participate in the contests including livestock, cooking, horticulture, and general exhibits.  Please visit the Mountain State Fair website at http://www.mountainfair.org/mountain-state-fair.html for event schedules and additional information.  

4-H County Council Meeting – Thursday, August 28th

4-H County Council Meeting – Thursday, August 28th

Our next Buncombe 4-H County Council meeting is being held this Thursday, August 28th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Buncombe County Extension Center (94 Coxe Ave in downtown Asheville).  We have lots of information to cover and several upcoming events to get planned.  We will also share about our 4-H experiences from the summer and the … Continue reading

4-H Mini Garden Pot Luck Dinner

4-H Mini Garden Pot Luck Dinner

A few months back, seeds were given to those 4-H Families who wished to participate in the Mini-Garden project.  Since that time, our Master Gardener Suzanne Wodek has been out to visit each mini-garden and has helped answer questions and give growing tips.  She’s been very impressed with all the gardens she’s seen this year! … Continue reading

WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship

WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship

Applications for the WNC Junior Beef Show: Gary Stamey Scholarship are due this Friday, August 29th!!  Please read the information below for the details of the scholarship.   Eligibility: Applicants must live in one of the following counties of Western North Carolina; Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, … Continue reading

4-H Local Foods Camp 2014

4-H Local Foods Camp 2014

We have an exciting day camp planned for the week of July 28th.  It’s our second year of our 4-H Local Foods Camp but this year we will be focusing on the livestock industry.  Please share this with your friends and families and encourage youth to sign up soon.  We only have space for 13 … Continue reading

2014 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

2014 4-H Night with the Asheville Tourists

  4-H night with the Asheville Tourists is set for Monday, July 28th at 7:05 pm–where 4-H will be recognized/celebrated!  All the 4-H crowd will be seated together.  4-H’ers will be selected to participate in the fun games featured during breaks.  Gates will open at 6:00 pm. Monday nights are “Kids Eat Free” nights presented by Acropolis … Continue reading

WD 4-H Volunteer Leader Cluster Meeting

WD 4-H Volunteer Leader Cluster Meeting

Calling all 4-H Volunteers!!!  This mean YOU if you are a 4-H club leader, registered volunteer, are interested in becoming a volunteer, or want to learn more about the 4-H program. There will be a multi-county volunteer meeting on Thursday, June 26th, 6:00-8:00pm at the Madison County Extension Office. This meeting will include a simple meal, incentives/door … Continue reading

2014 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

2014 West District 4-H Horse Clinic

  The best deal for horse lovers is just around the corner!  The West District 4-H Horsemanship Clinic will be held at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher, NC on Monday-Wednesday, June  30 – July 2, 2014. Imagine!  Professional instructors, running games, cattle sorting, a picnic, social time, recreation- all for just $70.  A limited … Continue reading