Supreme Showman Competition Added To Livingston County Fair

When showing animals at the fairs, the 4H and FFA members are judged on several areas including Showmanship.  Livingston County Fair Director Jennifer Horton says a new competition was added this year specifically for the Showmanship. Horton says showmanship is less about the animal and more about skills and knowledge. The Supreme Showman Competition will be Friday (July 15th) at […]

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Hansen Receives Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award

A Livingston County 4H Volunteer was presented the 2021 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award. Kevin Hansen of Livingston County was one of 60 volunteers recognized statewide for commitment and leadership to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program. Hansen has served as a Livingston County 4-H program Volunteer for 18 years and was very pleased to receive […]

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Carroll County Farrowing Clinic

A hands-on farrowing clinic “for both the newbie and the pro” is offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Carrollton.  The program will be February 22nd at 5:30 pm. MU Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow says the clinic covers the basics, including reproductive anatomy and endocrinology, artificial insemination, farrowing and piglet processing.  After the classroom sessions, participants will be […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture ‘Building Our American Communities’ Grant

The Building Our American Communities grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture winners include two organizations in Caldwell County.   Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn announced that 16 youth groups from across Missouri were awarded grants.  This includes eight local chapters of the National FFA Organization and eight Missouri 4-H clubs, who will use the funds for their community service projects […]

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Livingston County 4H Awards & Recognition

The Livingston County 4H Program presented members and supports from the community with awards and recognition Saturday.  Lauren Lee, an advisor for the 4H Groups talked about the awards program. Lee says in addition to recognizing members, they also recognize people from the community that support the activities of 4H. In addition, they gave awards for members for participation in […]

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4H Recognition Night

The Livingston County 4H program holds its annual Recognition Night this Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm a the Mervin Jenkins Expo Center of the Fair Grounds.  This is an opportunity to celebrate the 4-H members’ accomplishments of the past year. In addition to Recognition Night, the group will also ‘Kick-Start’ the new 4-H year and a welcome for new […]

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