The Cherokee County K-State Research and Extension Office, in an effort to inform area residents of
educational meetings and events has put together the following calendar and hope to make it a monthly referral
Those items marked with an * (asterisk) require pre-registration. Contact the office at 620-429-3849 for further
details on any of the items.
Your County Extension Agents are: Agriculture-Dennis Elbrader; Family and Consumer Sciences-Martha
Flanagan; 4-H/Youth-Phyllis Kriesel; and Horticulture-Jacob Weber.
This list does not include regular monthly 4-H or FCE meetings - if you want information on these groups,
please contact the Extension Office.
May 1 - 4-H Scholarship & Horse I.D.'s Due
May 2 - Walk Kansas ends
May 2 - Co-wide 4-H Sportsfishing - 2 p.m. 4-H Bldg.
May 2 - CCLIA Expo - Fairgrounds
May 3 - Co-wide 4-H Archery - 1 p.m. Shanks - (2400 SW 40th)
May 3 - Co-wide 4-H Poultry - 3:30 p.m.
May 4 - Final Report of Walk Kansas minutes
May 4 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - Fairgrounds 6:00 p.m.
May 5 - Co-Wide 4-H Horse - 6:30 p.m. Columbus Arena
May 6 - FCE Area Recognition Day - Iola KS - Van leaves at 7:30 a.m.
May 7 Beef Cattle & Forage Field Day - Mound Valley Research Field - 9:00 a.m.
* May 7 - 4-H Favorite Foods Contest - 6:30 p.m. Extension Office
May 9 - Co-Wide 4-H Shotgun - Shawnee Creek
May 9 - Co-Wide 4-H Geology - Contact Pearson's for more info 620-848-3103
May 11 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6 p.m. Fairgrounds
May 11 - Walk Ks. Captain logs & meal reservations/money due in office
May 12 - FCE Co-Wide trainings - Extension Office - 9:30 a.m. How to….Using Your Hands; 10:30 a.m. -
Looking Beneath the Surface….Human Trafficking
May 12 - Co-Wide 4-H Horse - 6:30 Columbus Arena
May 13 - CUHS Career Day - 8 - 3:00 - CUHS Gym
May 16 - Co-Wide 4-H Sportsfishing - 2 p.m. 4-H Bldg.
May 17 - Co-Wide 4-H Archery - 1 p.m. Shanks
May 18 - Co-Wide 4-H Dog - 6:00 p.m. Fairgrounds
May 19 - FCE Council - 1:30 p.m.
May 19 - Walk Kansas Celebration Dinner - 6:00 p.m. - Extension Office
May 19 - Co-Wide 4-H horse - 6:30 - Columbus Arena
May 21 - Parsons Wheat Tour - Parsons SEARC Research Field
May 21 - 4-H Council - 6:30 p.m. Extension Office
May 25 - Office Closed for Memorial Day
May 26 - Co-Wide 4-H Horse - 6:30 p.m Columbus Arena
* May 28 - Area Photo & Hort Judging Contests - Emporia
* May 29 - H.O.T. ( Tractor School) - 9 a.m. Extension Office
May 30 - Co-wide 4-H Rabbit - Carthage Rabbit Show
* May 30 - Youth Meat Goat Day - 9 a.m. Erie
May 31 - Co-Wide 4-H Rocketry - 3 p.m. Willhite's.
June 1 - Camping spaces for fair week go on sale in office.
Congratulations to all the graduates!