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    Kenton County Fair: July 15‐20, 2019  4‐H Record Books are due before 4:30 p.m. on July 5, 2019.

    Prizes awarded via drawing if record books are turned in prior to June 21.   Item Check‐in:  July 14 from 1:00‐3:00 pm  Item Pick‐up:  July 21 from noon‐2:00 pm 


    Ky. State Fair: Aug. 15‐25, 2019  

                                            4‐H Summer Classes begin June 4th — (Registra on required.)

  • Again this year, Record Books and cover  sheets are available on the website at as well as  the Kenton County Extension Office lobby.   Junior books are light green colored, senior  books are ivory.  The cover sheets are white  and you only need to fill out one cover sheet.  Materials printed with a 2019 in the heading  are the most current version.  Please review  the Record Book  Requirements listed below: 

    Record Book Requirements In  order  to  enter  projects  at  the  Kenton  County  Fair,  you  must  meet  the  following  record book  requirements:   

    1) If displaying a project in the 4‐H building you must complete 1 record book of your choice. If you have an animal project you must complete 1 record book of your choice. However, Market Animal Exhibitors must complete a Market Animal Record Book. The maximum record books to be completed per 4‐H child is 2—one for animals and one for the 4‐H building. You

    will only be judged/paid for one record book in the building and one record book in the barn this year.     

    2) All record books must be logged in by a secretary, agent or record book   commi ee volunteer before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019. As always, record books will be accepted during office hours in the weeks prior to the deadline.    

    3) Your record book must score 7 or  more points.     

    4) You must include a project  achievement story.  Reminder:  the  stories must be the child’s original work.      5) Record books are on the website at:

    Please address any ques ons or concerns to Mary Averbeck.

    4-H Record Books Due before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2019

    It’s time again to get started on your record books! 4-H project work has a greater impact on skills and learning when culminated with a record book. See Record Book Requirements in the article above. All record books are due at the Durr Extension Center, Marshall Road, before 4:30 pm on July 5.




    Record Book Champions

    A junior and senior champion will be selected for each record book category.

    Market Animals Hog Lamb Steer

    Foods Breads Country Ham General Foods Food preservation Trends/Traditions Foods

    Science Electric Energy Entomology Forestry Geology Honey Weather Wood Science

    Companion Animals Cat Dog Horse Poultry Rabbit

    Production Animals Dairy Cattle Goat Production Beef Production Sheep Production Swine

    Arts/Miscellaneous Arts & Crafts Cake Decorating Communication & Leadership Fine Arts Miscellaneous Photography Trends/Traditions

    Gardening Crops Flowers Horticulture/Plant Science Large Vegetables Tobacco Vegetables

     Home Economics Sewing Consumer & Financial Ed. Needlework Crochet Embroidery Knitting Lacework - Tatting Needlepoint Quilting Home Environment Trends & Traditions Sewing County Only Sewing

    Early Bird Record Book Entry Prize Announcement

    2019 Record Books are due Friday,  July 5.  There will be an “early‐early”  bird drawing for books submi ed by  June 21 at 4:30 pm.  One  cket per  Record Book.  Mul ple prizes will be  awarded including 4‐H t‐shirts and  other fun    4‐H items. 

  • uring project registra on, projects are grouped into  categories. A er judging is completed, club leaders are  encouraged to make a display of their 4‐H’ers projects  and of the club as a whole. Set up is from noon to 5  p.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019. Contact Trevia Cooke  for a space for your club at  The  best club display is awarded a plaque at the Recogni on  Banquet in recogni on of their hard work. This year's theme is “Through 4‐H I have learned. . . .”

    Week of July 15-20 4‐H Council will be having a Fund‐Raising Auc on at  the Kenton County Fair.  The success of this  endeavor depends on YOU!   

    Items are needed for the auc on.  We are asking  each 4‐H Club to donate a themed basket to be  auc oned.   Also, if any individual or business would  like to donate items, 4‐H volunteers will assemble  addi onal baskets.   

    Please call the extension office if you need a list of  possible items that can be donated. 

    2019 4-H Tractor Contest TBA

    Verbal Pre‐registra on will be required. Call Diane to be placed on no fica on list.

    Classroom Instruc on and Quiz are mandatory for Contest Par cipa on


      9:00 a.m.   Classroom Instruc on & Quiz           10:00 a.m.  Contest        In case of weather condi ons we will a empt to no fy those pre‐ registered. Request materials and course from the Kenton  County Extension office.  State 4‐H rules followed if no other rule  applies.  Divisions by ages following State 4‐H Rules.   

    Other Informa on:

    1.  All drivers must wear boots or lace‐up shoes and long pants. 

    2.  Lawn & large tractor drivers must have previous driving  experience. 

    3.  Drivers must be able to reach all pedals and engage all safe‐ ty equipment. 

    4.  Drivers must have enough body mass to engage and        depress all levers and safety equipment. 

    5.  Unsafe drivers determined by judges, county extension  agents and voca onal agriculture teacher(s) will be excused  from contest. 

    If your club would like to have a display area in the

    4‐H Building at the Kenton County fair this year

    please contact Trevia Cooke immediately at: Thanks!

    Complaint Procedure

    Educa onal programs of Kentucky Coopera ve Extension serve all people regardless  of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color,  ethnic origin, na onal origin, creed, religion, poli cal belief, sex, sexual orienta on,  gender iden ty, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, gene c informa on,  age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.  University of Kentucky, Kentucky  State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Kentucky Coun es, Coopera ng.   

    Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against may seek  resolu on through a variety of paths. Discrimina on may be reported to the District  Director or supervisor. To file a complaint of discrimina on, contact Tim West, UK  College of Agriculture, 859‐257‐3879; Dr. Sonja Feist‐Price or Pa y Bender, UK Office  of Ins tu onal Equity and Equal Opportunity, 859‐257‐8927; or the USDA, Director  Office of Civil Rights, Room 326‐W Whi en Bldg., 14th & Independence Ave. SW,  Washington, DC 20250‐9410 (866) 632‐9992. 

  • S U B M I T Y O U R R E S U L T S F O R A W A R D S B A N Q U E T

    4 - H R E C O G N I T I O N P O I N T S L O G S Y S T E M

    S e p t e m b e r 5 , 2 0 1 9 D e a d l i n e The Kenton County 4-H Recognition Points Log is a system for each 4-H’er to record everything they have done throughout the program year. A designated number of points is awarded for a variety of activities. These logs are used to determine the outstanding boy and girl award that is presented each year at the 4-H Recognition Banquet. They are also helpful when applying for 4-H Honors. The 4-H Recognition Points Logs are available at the Extension Office in the foyer next to the record books. Recognition Points Logs for the 2018-2019 year will cover from September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2019, All Recognition Points Logs are due to the Extension Office by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 5th, 2019.


    Cloverbuds will not meet during the summer.   Program will start again in September 2019.  If you  would like to be on the Cloverbuds  mailing list  please contact Denise Donahue at: or by calling: (859) 356‐3155. 

    Shooting Sports Club  Shoo ng Sports club members be reminded that you  will be mee ng at Lloyd Wildlife at 5:30 p.m. on the first  and third Tuesdays of the month.  You must have  completed safety training to a end shoots. 

    Congratula ons to