Thursday, August 22, 2019

Rockingham Coop Invites Orange 4-H'ers to Attend Market Animal College on September 7

Check out the Facebook posts from Rockingham Cooperative as they invite local 4-H members to their Market Animal College on Saturday, September 7.

Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Award Nominations and Scholarship Application Information | Due September 9, 2019

In preparation for Achievement Night, there are some award nominations and scholarship opportunities below. 

All forms are due by Monday, September 9th. 
Recipients will be recognized at 4-H Achievement Night! 
Pillars of Character Award Nomination. The form is very straightforward and easy to complete. Nominators may nominate more than one 4-H member. Please submit separate entries for each nominee. 

Harry T. Peters Jr. Leadership Award. This award recognized an outstanding senior 4-H’er. Letters or essays may be submitted to

4-H Scholarship Application. This county-wide scholarship is available to any 4-H member who graduated in 2019 (homeschool, public school, private school). Applications may be submitted to  

Madison Farm Safety Event Open to Orange Participants

The Madison Extension Office is offering a Farm Safety Event the evening of August 29. There will be a youth compact tractor driving contest (lawn mower) with cash prizes. Please register with the Madison office, 948-6881.

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Friday, August 2, 2019

Southern Regionals Horse Bowl Competition Results | Bit N Bridle Club

Emily Wright, Bit N Bridle Club member, had a great time at Southern Regionals in Perry, Georgia this week.  Her team came in 5th place in the Horse Bowl competition out of 13 teams.  It is the highest a Virginia team has placed in a long time. They placed behind both North Carolina and South Carolina teams, which always seem to win this event. Way to go, Emily!