Carroll County Extension

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09/22/2022

Check out this free educational series Smart Choice/Smart Use for health insurance. To sign up for one or multiple sessions, visit: https://go.umd.edu/health_insurance

09/22/2022

Spotlight on our Home Horticulture Program!!

09/21/2022

Save the date for October 21st! The Ambassador Team is hosting another great Clover Halloween Party at 6:00 p.m (5-7 year olds). Dress up in your costume and bring a friend! There will be games, arts and crafts, trick or treating, and some special treats! To register to attend visit: https://forms.gle/cVrJ2E1FpRMUF7qv8

09/16/2022

We still have quite a few Fair entries that haven't been picked up yet. Please come pick up your items from the Extension Office by September 30, 2022, we don't want to throw anything out, but we do not have space to store unclaimed items.

09/15/2022

Want to help keep 4-H free or low-cost for families while enjoying a fun, creative night out? If so, one of our paint night fundraisers is just what you need! There is still some space left, so follow the links below and snag a spot. There are lots of options for the sign design and they make a great gift!
9/27/22 - https://square.link/u/jzxZJbym
10/24/22 - https://square.link/u/1TOPNBfi
10/25/22 - https://square.link/u/3QjPY6dH

09/14/2022

Our phone lines have been restored.

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 09/11/2022

That’s a wrap for our 4-Hers participating at the 2022 Maryland State Fair. Engineering contest took place, the 4-H dairy goat show and we ended the weekend with the All Star Showmanship contest!

Congratulations to all of our 4-H members for representing Carroll County over the last 3 weekends!! Of course drop some of your favorite pictures in the comments, we’d love to see them!!

09/08/2022

If your at the Maryland State Fair on Saturday, make sure to stop by the Maryland 4-H Store in the 4-H Indoor Building. They have some great shirts that are super soft!!

A huge thank you to Patuxent Custom Printing for the super quick turnaround on a rerun of our updated livestock tshirt! We will have these back in stock at the 4-H Store at Maryland State Fair this Saturday, 9/10 in adult small through 2XL. It's a super soft, lightweight tri-blend material. Come get one on Saturday!

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 09/06/2022

Another great weekend at the Maryland State Fair for our 4-H members!! Events from judging contest, dairy shows, fashion revue and much more!!

Make sure to drop your favorite pictures in the comments! We’d love to see them since we can’t make all the events.

09/01/2022

If you're attending today's Robert Morton Elementary School Community Resource Fair this afternoon, come visit our booth to learn more about us!

08/31/2022

The September 2022 4-H Tribune is now available to be viewed online at: https://extension.umd.edu/locations/carroll-county/local-4-h-youth-education/tribune

Make sure to check out upcoming events including:

Paint Night Fundraisers
Cupcake Wars
Public Speaking Workshop
Portfolio Pizza Workshop
Clover Halloween Party
Project Record Information

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/30/2022

It’s been a busy weekend for many of our Carroll County 4-Hers this past weekend at the Maryland State Fair!! Here are a few pictures that we were able to grab.

Drop some of your favorite pictures in the comments. We’d love to see them!!

08/29/2022

The Extension Office will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022, in observance of Labor Day.

08/29/2022

Carroll County Fair 2022

🎞📸Photos from the 2022 Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair are now available at this site: https://carrollcountyfair2022.smugmug.com/ Click on each thumbnail to view the gallery for each day. Click on the individual photos and follow the prompts to purchase prints or download the images.

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08/24/2022

Join Carroll County 4-H's Paint Night featuring Janie Dell teaching the group how to make Welcome Signs. All supplies will be provided and light refreshments. Proceeds will help keep 4-H programs free or low-cost for families. Follow the registration/payment links below:

9/26/22 - https://square.link/u/ffc8CkFg

9/27/22 - https://square.link/u/jzxZJbym

10/24/22 - https://square.link/u/1TOPNBfi

10/25/22 - https://square.link/u/3QjPY6dH

08/18/2022

Have you ordered your tickets yet for this fun Night Out event? Tickets are selling quickly.

Join Carroll County 4-H's Paint Night featuring Janie Dell teaching the group how to make Welcome Signs. All supplies will be provided and light refreshments. Proceeds will help keep 4-H programs free or low-cost for families. Follow the registration/payment links below:
9/26/22 - SOLD OUT!!
9/27/22 - https://square.link/u/jzxZJbym (9 spots available)
10/24/22 - https://square.link/u/1TOPNBfi (10 spots available)
10/25/22 - https://square.link/u/3QjPY6dH (12 spots available)

08/17/2022

Maryland Farming Success Training is a free, self-paced online training course. To register, visit www.go.umd.edu/mdfarmsuccess

08/16/2022

💥💥Attention Carroll County 4-H Members💥💥

State Fair entry tags have arrived at the Carroll County Extension Office!! If you entered items in the indoor building (crafts, photography, foods, etc) those tags are available for pick up starting Wednesday, August 17th at 8am. Tags will be available through 12pm on Tuesday, August 23rd. They will then be available at state fair starting at 2pm.

If you need after hours pick-up, please contact the Extension Office at 410-386-2760 to arrange.

08/11/2022

Join Carroll County 4-H's Paint Night featuring Janie Dell teaching the group how to make Welcome Signs. All supplies will be provided and light refreshments. Proceeds will help keep 4-H programs free or low-cost for families. Follow the registration/payment links below:

9/26/22 - SOLD OUT!!

9/27/22 - https://square.link/u/jzxZJbym

10/24/22 - https://square.link/u/1TOPNBfi

10/25/22 - https://square.link/u/3QjPY6dH

08/11/2022

Check out the new online course from UME Agriculture & Food Systems for Maryland cottage food producers & on-farm home processors. The self-paced course is free for a limited time. Topics include product development, food safety & licensing, marketing, packaging, financing & pricing for your business, and success stories from Maryland Value-Added Producers. To register, visit https://go.umd.edu/mfvcourse

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/08/2022

What a week it was at the 125th Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair! It was a great week highlighting the accomplishments of Carroll County 4-H members. We know we didn't get pictures of everything, so drop your favorite fair memories in the comments. We'd love to see them too!

08/06/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/05/2022

Come out tonight and support all of these amazing 4-Hers!! They have worked extremely hard throughout the year and tonight they will sell their market livestock projects. Sale starts at 4:30pm.

08/05/2022

The Fair relies on volunteers and EVERYONE's help is vital for set-up, working food concessions/events throughout the week and clean-up afterward. Here are some important dates to put on your calendar to help with set-up and clean-up:
Set-up: Sunday, July 24th starting at 8 a.m.
Clean-up: Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August starting at 9:00 a.m.
This is a great way for 4-H members to gain service hours to meet CCPS requirements!

08/05/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Governor Larry Hogan's post 08/04/2022

Check out Governor Larry Hogan’s visit to the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair!!

08/04/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/04/2022

Another busy day for 4-H members at the 125th Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair! The day kicked off with baked good judging and the western horse show, dairy goats hit the ring and the market swine show closed out the night! Of course a record breaking cake auction too!!

08/03/2022

Don't forget to go to the Bake Sale and the Cake Auction at the Fair today to snag some award winning treats!

08/03/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/03/2022

Closing out Tuesday with another great day as our 4-Hers showcased their talents in multiple ways!! Children’s Day is a favorite for many throughout the community. Thanks to all the volunteers, businesses, organizations and clubs who provide activities throughout the day!! 4-Hers hit the ring with their market goats and swine projects. Of course don’t forget to catch the rabbits and amazing poultry displays too!!

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/02/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/02/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

08/02/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/02/2022

More exciting events took place today at the 125th Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair!! Our 4-H Ambassadors joined the Chamber of Commerce for breakfast and gave tours of the amazing projects and events taking place. The dairy and horse shows took place too! Make sure to come out and support the fair this week!

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/01/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 08/01/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

08/01/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

07/31/2022

Don’t forget that state fair entries need to be completed by 11:59pm tonight!!

2022 Maryland State Fair entry deadline is 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟯𝟭𝘀𝘁

4-H/FFA Department information and the link to make State Fair entries are posted on the State Fair website on the 4-H/FFA Exhibitors’ page at http://www.marylandstatefair.com/exhibitors/4hffa.
As a reminder, the Maryland State Fair will span three weekends in 2022. Check out the 2022 schedule posted on the State Fair website. 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗺𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝗶𝗿 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗶𝘀 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟯𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟰-𝗛/𝗙𝗙𝗔 𝗗𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀.

𝟰-𝗛 𝗢𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 will be used by 4-H exhibitors to enter the 4-H Dog Show and the Competition Events listed below. The 4-H Online link is https://v2.4honline.com/. The 4-H Online entries will be accepted between July 1st and July 31st. 4-H Online entries must be verified by the county/city 4-H Extension Office.

• Division K (4-H Dog Show)
• Some Division T exhibits (4-H Club Booth & Banner Exhibits)
• Some Division X events (State 4-H Fashion Revue, 4-H Presents!, 4-H Top Chef!, and 4-H Horticultural Communications Contest)
• Division U (4-H Dairy Judging Contest, 4-H Livestock Judging Contest, 4-H Dairy Goat Judging & Skills Event, 4-H Poultry & Egg Judging Contest, 4-H Rabbit Judging Contest, and 4-H Horticultural Judging Contest)
• Division W (4-H Robotics Challenge)
• Division V (4-H Tractor Operator Safety Event, 4-H Bicycle Safety Event, 4-H Small Engine Event, 4-H Electric/Energy Event, and 4-H Lawn Tractor Event)

07/31/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 07/30/2022

Another amazing day for our 4-Hers!! The last of our indoor entries were judged. The start of our livestock shows and finishing the day with the small animal costume contest! Make sure to stop in this week to support these amazing 4-H members!!

07/30/2022

Clover Food Exhibits Bake Sale is today at the Fair!

07/30/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 07/29/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 07/29/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post 07/29/2022

Photos from Carroll County Extension's post

07/29/2022

Tractor Operation Contest

07/29/2022

Here is a selection of the events happening today at the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair. For the full schedule, please visit
https://www.carrollcountyfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/2022-Fair-Schedule.pdf

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