CHISHOLM, Minn. — Five members of the North St. Louis County 4-H Livestock Program were recognized during the Arrowhead Regional Farm Annual meeting held in Chisholm on October 5th. Hailey Lindula, Heidi Lindula, Avi Walzak, Madeline Grass, and JJ Walzak were recognized for their accomplishments during the 2020-2021 4-H year to increase livestock participation in the North St. Louis County 4-H program.
There accomplishments included:
- Assisting 31 youth with more than 95 livestock projects during the 4-H showcase at the St. Louis County Fair.
- Provided livestock demonstrations during the St. Louis County Fair.
- Host the 1st annual North St. Louis County 4-H Livestock Market Ribbon Auction. Which raised funds to help the group provide growth in their livestock projects and provide ongoing education to those interested in livestock.
- Assisted four youth in attending the Minnesota 4-H Showcase at the State Fair
- Assisted Six youth in attending the North East Regional Livestock Show held annually in Brainerd each fall.
- Sought out donations to purchase several items to help provide ongoing education to those interested in livestock.
These youth already have big plans for the 2021-2022 year to increase livestock education in North St. Louis County. The group is all ready planning a cattle fitting clinic, nutrition education clinic, goat hoof trimming, how to select your animal for show, and taking their livestock projects to local schools and nursing homes to further showcase their work.
Thank you to the Arrowhead Regional Farm Bureau for your support and recognition of these youth.
— University of Minnesota Extension
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