Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members show market beef and heifer breeding animals

JAMESTOWN – The Warren K. Brown Show arena was busy again today as Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Beef Project participants gave it their all at the 4-H Market Steer and Beef Breeding Show, judged by Warren Beeler.  The 4-H Beef Program offers a market steer tract and a beef breeding tract. 4-H […]

Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members participate in Goat Harness and Pack Show

JAMESTOWN – The Goat barn was full of activity as 4-H Goat Project members participated in the Harness and Pack Goat Show.  Goats are an exceptionally hardy animal that can carry well above their own body weight.  The 2012 Grand Champion Harness Goat was shown by Gracie Morrison.  The Reserve Grand Champion Harness Goat was […]

4-H Hog Show Provides Squeels and Fun!

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members Show Talent at the County Fair at the Hog Show JAMESTOWN – Monday evening’s 4-H activities provided entertainment in the Warren K. Brown Show arena, and at the Budweiser Grandstands. In the livestock arena, 4-H Hog project participants were ‘squealing’ with delight as they participated in Swine […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Members Show Talent at the County Fair

JAMESTOWN – Monday afternoon’s 4-H Dog Program participants entertained crowds of fairgoers as they performed in the County Fair Horse Arena. The 4-H dogs and participants perform many exciting and demanding tasks together. Some dog competitions even show participants working in teams. The Agility class had a variety of entries. The Excellent Class, which is […]

Getting a Head Start

Peewees get to show and learn JAMESTOWN – Youngsters too young to enter and show their own animals at the fair, have the fun opportunity to show a hog at the fair. This PeeWee event has become a highlight of the Chautauqua County Fair’s Open Class Hog Show. Each participant receives a special ribbon and […]

Chautauqua County Born and Raised

4-H event encourages county raised beef JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County Beef Producers sponsor an incentive show for beef cattle each year at the Chautauqua County Fair. It is open to any child currently enrolled in Chautauqua County 4-H and the 4-H Beef Program. All beef steers and heifers entered in this show were bred and […]

Fredonia Fireworks 4-H Visit Local Cakery

JAMESTOWN – Members of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Fredonia Fireworks 4-H Club recently toured The Cakery on Main Street in Fredonia.  The club members who have been learning about cake decorating through their 4-H project, got to learn about what it takes to be a professional cake decorator from owner, Peggy Rose. […]

Fan Out to Find Funky Nests!

Annual contest seeks unusual nesting sites ITHACA – It’s time for the “Funky Nests in Funky Places” contest held by the Celebrate Urban Birds project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. With breeding season in full swing, birds are in a flurry of nest-building or may already be raising chicks—but birds don’t always build in […]

Conservation Education Marks its 46th Year

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Program to conduct Conservation Field Days JAMESTOWN – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Program was proud to hold 46th Annual Conservation Fields Days Event, which took place Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. at Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in Bemus Point, NY. […]

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