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NOVEMBER 2022 NEWSLETTER
Enroll & Pay Invoice to Avoid Late Fees
 
**Starting November 1st, a per month late fee ($5) will be added to ALL enrollments.
 
Annual 4-H enrollment opened on October 1st and all re-enrolling members should be enrolled (and paid) by October 31st.
 
ALL volunteers will need to log into ZSuite and re-enroll to be considered active/certified, be covered by our insurance and be allowed to conduct 4-H youth meetings/events/activities.
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THIS Saturday, November 5th, from 8:45am-12pm.
 

We encourage ALL 4-H volunteers, both new and returning, to attend our upcoming Volunteer Training and Social. These trainings are intended to be growth and development opportunities, just like professional development trainings are in your place of employment. This training will provide 4-H volunteers the opportunity to reconnect, refresh on skills, update resources, share ideas, and prepare for the year.

 

RSVP Required: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084DA9A92AABFE3-november

  • Brunch and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP as soon as possible so we can plan for food and print materials.
  • Volunteers that attend will earn a free week-pass to the 2023 Big Sky Country State Fair.

 

**Youth are also welcome to attend! We will have youth workshops and activities simultaneously in a different room in the building. *Include them in your RSVP!

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We are pleased to announce that we have TWO new projects being offered to members this year! 
 
Leatherworking:
The Leatherworking project is designed to teach members about leatherwork tools, safety, selecting proper materials, and to design and create leather projects.

Questions? Contact leader Merrita Marble at marble@bresnan.net or 406-388-2055

 
Weed Sciences:
The Weed Science project is designed to teach members a basic understanding of invasive plants, causes of their invasion, economic and environmental impact of weeds, weed identification, and rangeland monitoring. **FFA members can use this course as their Ag Course requirement!

Questions? Contact Kevin McPhee at kevin.mcphee@montana.edu

4-H Week Display Winners:

 

Congratulations to our winning 4-H Clubs/Projects that competed in our National 4-H Week Display contest October 2-8th! Thank you for showing off your 4-H spirit by promoting 4-H to our communities. Full-size photos are posted on our 4-H Facebook page.

 

1st Place – Horse Project ($100 prize)

2nd Place – Belgrade Pioneers Club ($50 prize)

3rd Place – Saddle Mountain Club ($25 prize)

Honorable Mentions – Dry Creek Teens, Manhattan Clever Clovers & Shining Mountaineers

Montana 4-H Greytek Calendars
 
In need of a calendar for 2023? Purchase a 4-H Don Greytek calendar from the 4-H office! These calendars include wonderful hand-drawn agricultural and 4-H images and facts each month. 
 
Calendars will be $15 each and sold at the Extension Office. If interested, email gallatin4h@montana.edu or stop by the office.
 
Proceeds go to support Gallatin County 4-H club/project activities throughout the year!
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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Download the BAND app today and search "Gallatin County 4-H" subscribe to join our group. Meetings, fundraisers and deadlines can all be found here! 
 
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LOOKING AHEAD:

 

NOVEMBER 1 Camp Counselor, County Ambassador, Youth Committee Member Applications DUE to office

 

NOVEMBER 1 ULC Meeting

 

NOVEMBER 5 Volunteer/Youth Training (8:45am-12pm, Animal Bioscience Building)

 

NOVEMBER 7 & 10 Camp Counselor Interviews (see SignUp Genius if you applied)

 

NOVEMBER 8 Office Closed (Election Day)

 

NOVEMBER 11 Office Closed (Veteran's Day)

 

NOVEMBER 24-25 Office Closed (Thanksgiving)

 

NOVEMBER 23 Newsletter Blurbs DUE

 

NOVEMBER 30 Club/Committee 1% DUE to office

 

 

See November Club and Project updates and activities in sections below.

 

 

The 4-H Year at a Glance - Full 2022-2023 4-H Yearly Calendar HERE

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ULC (Unlimited Leaders Council)

 

ULC meets the first Tuesday of every month, with our next meeting on November 1st at 6pm at the Extension Office.

 

The Unlimited Leaders Council is looking for a member for the upcoming 4-H year! We plan events such as Awards Night, Leader Trainings, Member Trainings, Fair Concessions and more!  We fund events such as Awards Nights, Communications Day, Stir-Ups, and more!  We'd love your help! 

 

We will also be choosing the theme for this year’s fair very soon, so if you have any fun ideas for a theme, please contact the extension office.

 

Current Committee: Shelly McPhee, Aaron Pruitt, Kelly Pavlik, Patrick Marble, Toni Berger, Tamara Knappenberger, Stephanie Lively, Monika Johnson and Jessie Sheperd. 

 

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FOUNDATION
 
The next Gallatin 4-H Foundation meeting  will be held in December at the Extension Office @ 6pm. This committee fundraises for higher education scholarships and new clubs and projects. 
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LIVESTOCK COMMITTEE

The Market Livestock Auciton was a HUGE success again this year. The 2022 Market Livestock TAB publication was in the Bozeman Chronicle and Bozeman News on August 21st and August & 25th. View/Download a digital copy HERE.
 
The next meeting is November 15th at 6pm at the Extension Office.
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Bozeman Area Clubs
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Dag Nabids Club

 

Contact leaders for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

The Dag Nabids had their 1st 4-H Club meeting on Monday, October 17 at 6:30pm in the MSU Animal Bioscience Building Room 138.  Danika Johnson, 4-H president, led the meeting.  Members present at the meeting introduced themselves and shared the 4-H projects they were enrolled in.

 

A brief explanation of the 4-H year was covered for 4-H year 2022-2023.  Members were encouraged to enroll for the new year and go to the 4-H office to pick up a 4-H book and project materials.

 

The next meeting will be Monday, 11/21/22 in the MSU Animal Bioscience Building at 6:30 p.m.  A parliamentary procedure presentation will be given as well as 4-H officer elections (president, Vice President, secretary, reporter, photographer).

 

Questions, please call or text:

Belinda Nash 406-570-5585 or

Monika Johnson 406-579-3211

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DLE Club

 

Developing Leadership Excellence is one of the Teen Leadership projects and clubs for Gallatin County. We are gearing up for a retreat in early November to kick off the 2022 - 2023 4-H year.
 

This project and club is open to members 13 and up. Keep a watch for coming details!

If you have any questions, please contact Shelly McPhee - ksmcphee0315@gmail.com (email), 

gallatindle@gmail.com (email), or 406-595-4774 (text).

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Gallatin Gallopers Club

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

The Gallatin Gallopers are ready to get going again for the new 4-H year! Our club is based on the Horseless Horse project, but anyone interested in horses is welcome to join. We will meet on Tuesday, November 8, at 6pm, in the conference room at the Extension office. We plan to cover some introductory information about the club, discuss activities for the coming year, and learn a little about horses!

 

If you have questions, contact Cynthia Brewer at 406-539-3806 or cynthiab610@gmail.com.

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Hyalite Hawks Club

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

For any questions, please contact

Jen Wold: jenmariewold@hotmail.com

406-209-7408

 

Four Corners/Gallatin Gateway Area Clubs
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Gateway Challengers Club

 

At our last meeting was on 10/10/2022 and we had a delicious dinner provided by the Stuart and Trainor families. Then we elected our club officers for the year.

 

Meetings take place the second Monday of each month at the Gallatin Gateway Community Center from 6:30- 8:00 p.m.

 

For any questions, please contact

Jessica Black

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406-539-0940

Belgrade Area Clubs
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Belgrade Pioneers Club
 
Meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at WB Ranch in Belgrade.
 
Our next meeting will be at the WB Ranch Arena on Thursday, November 3rd at 6pm.
 

The Belgrade Pioneers met on Thursday, October 6th at the WB Ranch Arena. We had a potluck and a business meeting. We talked about our window display this year for National 4-H Week and going to the Corn Maze.

Do you want more information? Please contact Shelly McPhee at ksmcphee@charter.com or 406-595-4774.

 

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Pass Creek Club

 

Meetings take place on the first Sunday of each month at 4:00pm at Springhill Church.

 

For any questions, please contact Cassie Smieja: smiejahay@latmt.com

406-539-3833

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Saddle Mountain Club

**New club this year!!

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

For any questions, please contact

Jess Woodring:

reininginmt05@gmail.com

406-580-6707

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Saddle Stars Club

 

Club meetings take place the second Monday of each month, contact leader for times & location.

 

Contact our club leader, Tamara Knappenberger for more information.

Email: Saddlestars4h@gmail.com 

Facebook: @SaddleStars4H

Website: https://saddlestars4hclub.webs.com

Tamara: tkknappenberger@yahoo.com   I   (307)214-8336 

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Shining Mountaineers Club

 

Meetings take place on the first Monday of each month from 6:00-8:00pm at the River Rock Nazarene Church.

 

On October 5th we held our monthly club meeting at the Church of Nazarene. We gave our speech on what officer role we wanted, then elected who we wanted to be our 2022-2023 officers. We will hold our next Shining Mountaineer club meeting on November 7th at 6:00 at the Church of Nazarene. 

- Shining Mountaineer Reporter,

Peyton Wiening 

 

For any questions, please contact Patrick Marble at 406-570-5897 

Manhattan Area Clubs
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Dry Creek Teens Club

This club is designed for members ages 12 & older as of Oct. 1st. 

 

Meetings take place on the first Monday of each month at 6:30pm at the Bridge Church in Belgrade.

 

If you have questions, please contact Kelly Pavlik 406-600-1016 or via email kelly.pavlik@barnard-inc.com

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Gallatin Valley Livestock Club

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

For any questions, please contact Jen Scott: gr8jenscott@gmail.com 

503-830-5211

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Manhattan Clever Clovers Club

This club is for members ages 8-11 as of Oct. 1st. We do not specialize in any projects but introduce the members to record keeping, demonstrations/ public speaking, parliamentary procedure and pick fun topics to learn about each month.

 

Meetings take place on the second Monday of each month at 6:30pm at the Bridge Church in Belgrade.

 

If you have questions, please contact Kelly Pavlik 406-600-1016 or via email kelly.pavlik@barnard-inc.com

 

If your member is 7th grade and older and they’ve been in 4-H previously, we encourage them to join the Dry Creek 4-H Club but please inquire if you are unsure what would be best for your member.

 

We are also seeking an Adult Volunteer to serve as a co-leader to help organize/carry out for this upcoming 4-H year.

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Manhattan Livestock Club

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations.

 

For any questions, please contact Melanie Duffin: rmduffin3@gmail.com

406-209-1978

Three Forks Area Clubs
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Clarkston Mustangs Club

 

Contact leader for meeting dates, times and locations. 

 

For any questions, please contact Cassandra Mitchell:

cassyjh@hotmail.com

406-223-0146

 

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Willow Creek Wranglers Club

 

Meetings take place on the second Monday or Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm at Three Forks School.

 

For any questions, please contact Katy Hansen at 570-9996 or Sam Cavin at 599-8288.

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Member At Large
 

New to 4-H? Not sure what club fits your style? Register for your projects under

“Member at Large” when completing your 4-H Enrollment Clubs page on ZSuite.

 

Participating in a specific 4-H club is not a requirement to participate in 4-H projects, but clubs provide members a great opportunity to get more involved with their communities, leaders, and group activities.

 

We encourage members to join one of our clubs listed above!

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2022-2023 4-H Projects
(listed alphabetically)
AMBASSADORS
 

Are you 13 years old or older?  Do you want to help younger members in the County?  Do you like to plan and put on events and attend retreats?   Do you want to be a Gallatin County Ambassador for the 2022 - 2023 4-H year? 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Shelly McPhee at ksmcphee0315@gmail.com or 406.595.4774.

 

BAKING AT MSU
 

We are excited to announce that Baking will have a new project leader this year - Shelly McPhee!  

 

Greetings! I am very excited to bake with you this year!  The MSU Baking Project will meet on the third Monday evening of most months, but the actual dates are listed below.  We will meet at the MSU Food Lab, Herrick Hall Room #120, located on S. 7th Avenue. 

 

Our  first  meeting is Monday, November 21, 2022.  I will be contacting you prior to that date, but please come prepared to bake some Autumn/Thanksgiving fares.  

 

I am looking forward to meeting you all!

 

MSU Baking Project Dates:

November 21

December 19

January 16

February 20

March 20

April 17

May 8

 

If you have any questions, please contact Shelly McPhee - ksmcphee0315@gmail.com (email)  or 406-595-4774 (text).  

 

BEEF

 

Happy November Beef kids!

 

November 3rd @ 7:00pm- Feeds & Feeding Workshop at the Extension Office (903 N. Black Ave) 

 

December 7th @ 7:00pm- Record Workshop at the Manhattan Senior Center. If you are new and don’t know how to do your record books please come to this meeting- but all beef members are welcome. You should all have steers spoken for by now, but if not please reach out to us ASAP.

 

January 8th, 2023, Mandatory tagging and weigh-in. Veltkamp feedlot- schedule to be sent out in December. This is a requirement. You must tag and weigh your steer at this date. We also have the brand inspector to do brand inspections available. This will be the final time to join the beef project. You cannot tag animals past this date to be eligible for the project and Fair.  

 

April 16th, 2023- Mandatory weigh-in and demonstration of control. This is where you have to demonstrate full control of your steer in order to attend fair.  

 

You will be required to attend at least 3 workshops, but encouraged to attend as many as possible.  We try to host an educational workshop once a month until fair. We vary the days and times to try to accommodate everyone’s busy schedule. There are TWO MANDATORY events with no exceptions. PLEASE put those above dates on your calendar! 

 

We are looking forward to a new year! Please feel free to call any of the leaders any time with questions:

 

Annabel Morgan 406-580-9003

Seth Halverson 406-209-1178

Melanie Duffin 406-209-1978

Craig DeBoer

CAKE DECORATING

 

Email Ginny Francis ginnyfrancis@yahoo.com or Kelley gklerwick@gmail.com for further details and location details.

CAMP COUNSELORS
 

The camp project will be closing applications at the end of the day on November 1st, and interviews will be held on November 7th and 10th.

Interview Sign Up Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084da9a92aabfe3-camp

 

Be watching your email, text, and Band app for additional information.  If you have any questions, please contact Shelly McPhee - ksmcphee0315@gmail.com (email),  gallatincamp@gmail.com (email), or 406-595-4774 (text).

CLOVERBUDS (AGES 5-7)

The Cloverbud program is designed for youth ages 5-7 (age as of Oct. 1) and strives to develop age-appropriate skills and abilities by giving these young members the opportunity to explore various topics and activities in 4-H before becoming a regular youth member.

 

We will meet once a month from 5:30-7 at the fairgrounds. Day of the week to be determined.

 

An email about the upcoming meeting is sent the Monday before. If you have questions please email Erin Neil at ehagmeier@gmail.com.

COOKING AT MSU
 

Our first meeting for the new year is set for 11/15/22, 6:00 pm to 8-8:30 pm.  We will meet at the MSU food lab, room #120 in Herrick Hall, located on S. 7th Avenue. You will receive a SignupGenius email before our meeting to RSVP.  It is important to sign up so that we can plan each meeting accordingly.  So excited for the new year!

 

Please call or email Stephanie Lively with any questions. 

406-600-7935

livelysteph76@gmail.com

DAIRY COW

 

Any questions please call project leaders Shawna Oostema (406) 580-7819 or Cassie Smieja (406) 539-3833.

DOG (OBEDIENCE & AGILITY)

 

Dog Obedience: Shawnna Taylor will be the new Dog Obedience project leader this year! Meetings will be held at Murray Kennels, 25 Dollar Dr, Belgrade, MT 59714. Cloverbuds (ages 5-8) are welcome. Project meetings/classes will not begin until the end of March or early April - so there won't be any new information until the February newsletter. However, if anyone has questions between now and then please contact Shawnna at 406-599-0869 or shawnna0869@gmail.com

 

Dog Agility: Jen Osler will remain the leader for the Dog Agility project this year. Meetings will be held at Murray Kennels, 25 Dollar Dr, Belgrade, MT 59714. Project meetings/classes will not begin until the end of March or early April - so there won't be any new information until the February newsletter. However, if anyone has questions between now and then please contact Jen at facility@montanamurraykennels.com 

 

GOAT - MARKET

Hello everyone, welcome to a new 4-H year. We are excited to get this year going and looking forward to some new and fun ideas for workshops, fundraising, etc.

 

Our first meeting we'll be combining with dairy goat project, going over expectations and plans for the year, as well as welcoming any newcomers to the project. It will be November 14th @ 6:30 at the extension office.  We would also like to take a moment to congratulate Julia Johnson and Savannah Fowler on attending their first Nile Show in Billings and all the hard work they put in to do it! We would also like to congratulate Wyatt MacDonald for winning the carcass merit goat award! Great job guys on all your hard work and dedication! Looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

 

Any questions, feel free to reach out to:

Amy Brownell (406) 209-2720 

Gena Johnson (406) 599-5920

Aimee Henry (406) 548-1031

 

GOAT - DAIRY
 
Our first meeting we'll be combining with market goat project, going over expectations and plans for the year, as well as welcoming any newcomers to the project. It will be November 14th @ 6:30 at the extension office. 
 
Questions? Contact a member of the Dairy Goat Committee:

Leah' Macdonald 406-220-3556 

Gena Johnson 406-599-5920

 

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HORSE PROJECTS

 

Do you own or have access to a horse and want to learn to be a better rider while having lots of fun and meeting like minded friends?  If so, the horse project is for you!  If you have not already signed up, do so today, as our Informational meeting will be Saturday November 12 from 10-12 at the Gallatin county extension office.  We will have a vet, nutritionist and farrier present so this is an excellent opportunity to learn more about horses, as well as project requirements.  For more information about horse related projects,  please read the 2022-2023 Horse Policy Manual  and watch the helmet video.  All members will be asked to sign Docusigns stating that you have read and understand these documents, which can all be found at http://gallatin.msuextension.org/4hforms.html

 

The Horse Committee is looking for additional volunteers! If you, or someone you know, would like to help with clinics, the Fair, or just want to get more involved, please contact Sheila Smart or a member of the Horse Committee.   Each year we also accept two junior members as part of our team.  In addition to being a great resume builder for college, this is a great opportunity to have your voice heard!  Please apply here by November 20. https://na3.docusign.net/Member/PowerFormSigning.aspx?PowerFormId=f51b27ff-f791-4003-b487-6f757e78dd57&env=na3&acct=960f6090-f7cb-40a6-adf5-0490f456d6eb&v=2

 

Lastly, we have lots of great clinics already in the works for the coming 4H year, so mark your calendars now and plan to get involved!  Our riding clinics kick off on November 20, with a Colt to Maturity clinic. Starting in December, we will have horsemanship, jumping and dressage, colt to maturity, and Working Ranch Horse clinics once a month, so plan on attending! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-O20gxE1bUisExLinVjV2QFGMQUUTJBBiZ4KGiHMXJA/edit

 

Please contact the Gallatin County Horse Committee with any questions! gc4hhorse@gmail.com

HORSE - GALLATIN TWISTERS

 
Looking for some new ways to have fun with your horse? Try out for Twisters, Gallatin county’s one and only youth horse drill team! Call Jackie Jones 406-579-9373 or Jessie Shepherd for more information (352)304-1648.
 

Jessie Sheperd- Twister Coach 352-304-1648  jlsheperd@gmail.com

Jackie Jones- Twister Leader 406-579-9373 jackjones59714@gmail.com 

KNITTING/CROCHET
 

Greetings knitters and crocheters!

 

We will be meeting at Cafe M in Belgrade, 9:30 - 11:15 on the first and third Saturday of each month.

 

- Jeanette and Phyllis

LEADERSHIP (Teens)
 

This project and club is open to members 13 and up. Developing Leadership Excellence is one of the Teen Leadership projects and clubs for Gallatin County. We are gearing up for a retreat in early November to kick off the 2022 - 2023 4-H year.

 

Keep a watch for coming details! If you have any questions, please contact Shelly McPhee at ksmcphee@charter.net or 406-595-4774.

LEATHERWORKING  **New project this year!
 

The Leatherworking project is designed to teach members about leatherwork tools, safety, selecting proper materials, and to design and create leather projects.

 

Questions? Contact leader Merrita Marble at marble@bresnan.net or 406-388-2055

PHOTOGRAPHY
 
Call Kris with Questions: 406-539-3760.  Make sure to add kmbrewcrew@gmail.com to your safe-list to recieve the email updates.
RABBIT
 

Hello Rabbit project! We will not be having a meeting in November or December. Meetings will continue in January and run on the 3rd Thursday of every month through June. We will be selling cotton candy at the Bozeman Christmas stroll in December. An email will be sent out as it gets closer. Reach out if you have any questions! 

 

We would also like to thank Abby Burrows and her rabbit Hermione for representing 4-H on Montana Ag Live (see above picture)

 

If you have any questions, please reach out. We are  looking forward to another great year! 

 

Your rabbit committee,

Cody and Amy Brownell 406-209-4183, 406-209-2720 

Monica Samson 406-399-1866 

POULTRY

Welcome to the new 4-H year! The poultry leader's committee has been busy planning workshops for the new year and we are looking forward to seeing both new and returning members!  Our first workshop will be November 10, 2022 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Extension Office.  **Please also mark the second Tuesday of each month (December to June) for our monthly workshop time. 

 

Last month, five of our Gallatin County 4-H Poultry members did an awesome job representing the poultry program at the Rocky Mountain Poultry Association's Fall Show in Great Falls, MT.  Our members did very well in both the cage judging and showmanship competition with Wyatt being awarded the Grand Champion Senior Showman, Jake being awarded the Grand Champion Beginner Showman and Brailey being awarded the Reserve Champion Beginner Showman.  Pictured below are this year's senior members Madison and CJ Oostema along with our new leader's committee member Wyatt MacDonald.  Pictured in the front row are two of our returning junior members Jake Oostema and Brailey Brownell.  Congrats to these members!

 

Shawna Oostema: 406-580-7819, fcclashawna@hotmail.com       

Judy Brownell: onebar4@aol.com 

Lea'h MacDonald: lmk80@live.com 

Judy Neiman: 406-599-0639; lneiminen@gmail.com 

SHEEP

Hello Sheep Families! We hope this finds you well! We don't meet until January, but wanted to touch base and share a few things with you.

 

Sheep Workshop on January 10th at 6:30pm in the large conference room at the Extension Office (903 N. Black Ave., Bozeman)

  • Please sign up for the project as soon as registration opens- this is so helpful for us and our planning. It also ensures that you get our emails!
  • We are looking for adults to help with the project! If you are interested in becoming a leader please let us know. The commitment is relatively small, with most of the work the few weeks before fair and the week of fair. 
  • Please find our ultrasound results from the fair HERE. Thank you for your patience. Congratulations 🎈  to our first and second place winners Kalyn Yung and Berklie Neal! We will be sending your prizes to you in the next few weeks. 

Please let me know if you have any questions. We are looking forward to another great year! 

 

Committee Members:

Craig Carr: craig.carr@montana.edu; (406) 539-4338

Ruth Carr: kennellr@gmail.com; (406) 539-4337 

Kim Flikkema: kimflikkema@gmail.com; (406)-599-1486

SHOOTING SPORTS

 

**Each Shooting Sports member will need to fill out an Informed Consent & Medical Release Form HERE: DocuSign

 

2022-2023 Shooting Sports Fee - The fee structure for this year participants changed and will be the following:

  • $40/discipline
  • Please direct payment to Gallatin County 4-H (via Stripe through ZSuite, check or cash)

Volunteers needed:

Gallatin County 4-H Shooting Sports is in desperate need of adults to become certified leaders in the different disciplines that are offered in 4-H Shooting.  We are desperately in need of assistance in archery and shotgun.  In order for us to provide a safe and educational experience, we need your help.  Please consider becoming a leader.  More information on leader trainings will made available as it is received. Please plan to attend.  For more information, please contact Scott Francis – 581-6845.

 

Questions: Contact the following leaders

 

Archery – David Miller & more VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

*Members must be 9 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Archery - Big Sky Archery - Sundays

Date

Program

Time

12/4/2022

Shooting

1:00-5:00

12/11/2022

Shooting

1:00-5:00

12/18/2028

Shooting

1:00-5:00

1/8/2023

Shooting

1:00-5:00

1/15/2023

Shooting

1:00-5:00

1/22/2023

Shooting

1:00-5:00

1/29/2023

Shooting

1:00-5:00

2/5/2023

Shooting

1:00-5:00

2/12/2023

Fair Shoot

1:00-5:00

2/19/2023

Fair Shoot

1:00-5:00

2/26/2023

Fair Shoot

1:00-5:00

3/3 -3/5/2023

State Shoot

TDB

3/12/2023

Awards and Fun Shoot

1:00-3:00

 

 

Air Rifle/Pistol – Lee Nelson – 579-0612, Bill Ott – 209-2599

*Members must be 9 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Air Rifle/Air Pistol - TBD - Wednesdays

Date

Program

Time

11/30/2022

Safety and Organizational Meeting

6:00-8:00

12/7/2022

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

12/14/2022

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

1/4/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

1/11/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

1/18/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

1/25/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

2/1/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

2/8/2023

Shooting

6:00 -8:00

2/15/2023

Fair Shoot

6:00 -8:00

2/22/2023

Fair Shoot

6:00-8:00

3/3-3/5/2023

State Match

TBD

 

 

Smallbore – Tom Everett – 570-8878, Scott Francis – 581-6845

*Members must be 10 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Smallbore - Greenway Range - Mondays

Date

Program

Time

12/19/2022

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

1/2/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

1/9/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

1/16/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

1/23/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

1/30/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

2/6/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

2/13/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

2/20/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

2/27/2023

Shooting

5:00 - 6:30

3/4/2023

State Match

8:00 - 4:00

 

 

Shotgun– Scott Francis – 581-6845

*Members must be 10 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Shotgun - Manhattan Wildlife Association - Logan - Sundays

Date

Program

Time

1/8/2023

Safety Meeting &  Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

1/15/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

1/22/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

1/29/20223

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

2/5/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

2/12/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

2/19/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

2/26/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

3/5/2023

Trap Shooting - State Shoot

1:00-3:00

3/12/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

3/19/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

3/26/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

4/2/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

4/9/2023

No Shooting - Easter

1:00-3:00

4/16/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

4/23/2023

Trap Shooting

1:00-3:00

 

Skeet & Sporting Clays TBD

 

 

Competitions TBD

 

 

Muzzle-loading – Bill Ott – 209-2599, Scott Francis – 581-6845

*Members must be 12 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Muzzle-Loading and Hunting Project Schedule - TBD

 

Western Heritage – Todd Kesner – 451-1207

*Members must be 9 years old as of Oct. 1st to participate.

Western Heritage Project Schedule - TBD

 

SWINE
 

Hi Swine Families. 

 

We have set up a Parent & Member Remind text group for project-related correspondence https://www.remind.com/join/834dbc. They're short and sweet but you must opt-in, we will not add you and can choose to opt-out at a later date if needed. 

 

-The Leaders of the Swine Squad

Travis Collins, Lindsay Herron, Kelly Pavlik, Merle Farrier, Lee Nuss, Eric Johnson, Cory Taylor, Sarah Bailey and Libbie Oram

VET SCIENCE

 

Questions? Reach out to Monika Johnson 406-579-3211

WEED SCIENCE **New project this year!

 

The Weed Science project is designed to teach members a basic understanding of invasive plants, causes of their invasion, economic and environmental impact of weeds, weed identification, and rangeland monitoring.

 

Questions? Contact Kevin McPhee at kevin.mcphee@montana.edu

janaie.godin@montana.edu
Molly Yurdana, 4-H Extension Agent  molly.yurdana@montana.edu
Colyn Wiening, 4-H Assistant gallatin4h@montana.edu
Kari Ballenger, Extension Administrative Assistant gallatin@montana.edu

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cody Stone, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717. 
To request disability accommodation or to inform us of special needs, please contact the Extension Office at 406-582-3280  five (5) working days before the event.

 

Molly Yurdana
Gallatin County MSU Extension
4-H Youth Development Agent

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