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2018 Fair Exhibitor Handbook

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2019 Public Presentation Packet

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    2018 Vegetable Marketing Application

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    Pheasant Rearing Contract Agreement

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    4-H Scholarship

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    4-H Cloverbuds

    4-H Cloverbud Project List

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    4-H Cloverbud Horse Ground Skills Evaluation Form

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    4-H Cloverbud Record Book

    4-H Cloverbud members are encouraged to complete a Coverbud Record Book. This exercise helps young 4-H members to process what they have learned, remember the fun they experienced as part of the 4-H club in the past year, and to share their thoughts and feelings with a tangible result. Their completed record book also provides the 4-H Cloverbuds a sense of accomplishment.

    4-H Cloverbud members are expected to complete the book themselves. Entries may be a combination of words and drawings. Submission to the 4-H office is not required.

    Download record book in PDF below.

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    Secretary's Monthly Report

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    4-H Club Fundraiser Request Form

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    4-H Member Resources
    Annual 4-H Recognition Night
    Posted 11/13/2014

    On Friday, November 7, over 120 Fulton and Montgomery county 4-H members, family members and volunteers celebrated their annual recognition night at the Amsterdam Elk’s Lodge. Throughout the year 4-Hers participate in projects ranging from woodworking and sewing, to horticulture and animal science. These projects culminate in exhibits at the Fonda Fair in late August, where 4-Hers show off their work to the general public. The members who document activities in their record books and turn them in to be judged on merit are eligible to receive project award discs, a symbol of their years’ worth of hard work and dedication to their projects.

    Members were also chosen to receive scholarships towards attending various leadership conferences which are held throughout the year. Zach Beam, Mackenzie Hart, Stephen Porath, and Jalene Otero won scholarships to attend 4-H Captial Days in March 2015. Through this program 4-Hers spend two days in Albany learning about public policy and meeting state government representatives.

    Beth Mallett, Alison Busch, Aubrey VanValkenburgh, and Michael Johnson received scholarships to attend the 4-H Career Exploration Program in June 2015. This event, held on Cornell’s campus, allows youth to explore different careers and college life.

    Laura Littrell, Kate Phillips, Sarah Cook, and Hannah Chorlton won scholarships towards attending the NYS 4-H Agricultural Business Career Conference in October 2015. These members will attend a two day conference at SUNY Cobleskill which focuses on diversified agri-businesses.

    The “I Dare You Award” is given to a 4-H member who demonstrates personal integrity, leads a well-rounded life, is responsible, and is an emerging leader. This year’s recipient was Beth Mallett of Fort Plain.

    The 2014 Montgomery County Outstanding Junior 4-H Member was Michelle Joyce, (Fultonville), and the Fulton County Outstanding 4-H Member was Meagan Dion, (Gloversville). In the senior division, the recipient of the Carolyn B. Nare Montgomery County 4-H Teen award was Jacob Cressy, (Fultonville); and Alsion Busch, (Johnstown), received the Pat Dolly Fulton County 4-H Teen Award.

    The 2014 Outstanding 4-H Club Award was awarded to the Northville Falcon Helpers, led by Jenn Donovan.

    Finally, Betty Kilcullen, (Ames), was awarded the Agnes B. Waner Award for outstanding 4-H volunteerism in Montgomery County. The recipient of the Shirley Rhodes & Arthur White Award for Fulton County 4-H Outstanding Volunteer was Clarissa Putman, (Gloversville).

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    Welcome to the 4-H Member Resources Page

    Find the following printable items below in this column:

    - New 4-H Enrollment Forms

    - Project Lists/Summaries

    - Animal Forms

    - Record Books

    - Animal Record Sheets

    - Volunteer Nomination Form

    - Scholarship Application

    4-H Membership Policies - Age & Residency - Fulton & Montgomery Counties

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    4-H Member Enrollment Procedure

    The 4-H enrollment period is October 1 through June 1. No enrollments are accepted after June 1. 4-H independent members are responsible for submitting materials directly to the 4-H office. 4-H club members' enrollment materials must be submitted to the club organizational leader, who is responsible for submitting all club enrollment forms.

    4-H members are considered enrolled when completed required forms, including all required signatures, and payment are received by the 4-H office. Once enrolled, members will be added to mailing lists and will receive current communications from the 4-H office and CCEFM. To ensure no interruption in communications, re-enrollment should be completed no later than December 1.

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    4-H Member Enrollment

    New  & Returning 4-H Members: Use this packet if you were not enrolled in 4-H last year or are re-enrolling in 4-H. Complete 1 packet per member.

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    Returning 4-H Volunteers

    Use this packet if you are re-enrolling as a 4-H volunteer from 2012 to the present.

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    New 4-H Volunteer Enrollment

    Use this packet if you have not been enrolled as a 4-H volunteer in Fulton & Montgomery Counties since 2012.

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    4-H Project List

    This is a list of the 4-H projects available to non-cloverbud 4-H members.

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    4-H Project Summaries

    This document provides a detailed summary of each 4-H project offered on the Fulton-Montgomery 4-H Project List.

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    4-H Animal Identification Forms

    -Animal Lease Agreement
    -Beef Form
    -Dairy Form
    -Goat Form
    -Horse Form
    -4-H Non-RegisteredLivestock Certificate
    -Sheep Form
    -Swine Form

    All Animal identification forms are due in the 4-H office no later than June 1.


    4-H Horse Forms

    Evaluation Forms:
    Every 4-Her with a horse project needs to be evaluated. In addition, 4-Hers will need to be re-evaluated if they move up or have a new horse.

    -Cloverbud Ground-Skills
    -Driving Evaluation
    -Riding Evaluation

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    Additional Horse Forms:

    -Horse Form
    -Acknowledgement of Risk Form

    4-H Member Record Book

    4-H Member Record Books are an important part of a 4-H member's learning experience. The skill of maintaining accurate and complete records of a 4-H project leads to a greater understanding of the new knowedge gained and its application to many situations in life. In addition, verbalizing results in a written manner provides a 4-H member satisfaction and a tangible sense of accomplishment. All books are required to be completed by the 4-H member.

    Record books are due to the 4-H office by October 15th, refer to the directions in the record book when completing. Download the Record Books Below:  *Note every 4-Her who has an animal project needs to fill out the animal record sheet in addition to the record book**

    -4-H Member Record Book (Fill-in Version)
    -4-H Member Record Book (PDF Version)
    4-H Cloverbud Record Book
    -Animal Record Sheet

    4-H Volunteer Nomination

    Nominate your favorite 4-H volunteers for one of the following awards.
    Nominations are due by October 15th and awards given out at the Volunteer/Member Recognition Night!

    • Fulton County (Shirley Rhodes & Arthur White Memorial Award for 4-H Leadership)
    • Montgomery County (Agnes B. Waner Memorial Award for 4-H Leadership)

    Use the nomination form below.

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