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Community Guide - Southwest Kansas Agriculture

4-H activities, lifestyle a family affair

Published 5/2/2012 in Community Guide - Agriculture

By LAURIE SISK

lsisk@gctelegram.com

Jacob Norquest, 15, holds a 5-week old lamb as he assists his 8-year-old sister, Audrey, in bottle-feeding the newest addition to the Norquest's flock of 15 sheep.

It's not an unfamiliar scene at the Norquest family farm north of Garden City — rather more of a nightly occurrence, and one in which families spend valuable time together as children grow withi ...

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Area agricultural agencies and organizations

Published 5/2/2012 in Community Guide - Agriculture

Area agricultural agencies and organizations

Finney County 4-H

Finney County 4-H is a community of young people engaged in learning, citizenship and life skills.

Finney County has eight 4-H community clubs and three project clubs, including horse, rabbit and dog clubs. Club members strive to se ...

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Area extension offices

Published 5/2/2012 in Community Guide - Agriculture

Grant County Extension: 1100 W. Patterson Ave., Ulysses, (620) 356-1721

Gray County Extension:17002 W. U.S. Highway 50, Cimarron, (620) 855-3821

Greeley County Extension: 1001 Ingalls Ave., Tribune, (620) 376-4284

Hamilton County Extension: 520 N. Hamilton St., Syracuse, (620) 384-5225

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Extension agent dispels myths about 4-H Audio file with this story

Published 5/2/2012 in Community Guide - Agriculture

By SHAJIA AHMAD

sahmad@gctelegram.com

One of the misconceptions about 4-H is that it's only about agriculture and raising animals.

"But we're not all agriculture," Barbara Addison, Finney County's K-State extension agent for 4-H and youth development, said. "People think you have to have livest ...

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Finney County 4-H Clubs

Published 5/2/2012 in Community Guide - Agriculture

Finney County 4-H Clubs

For more information about contacting 4-H Clubs in Finney County, call the Finney Co. Extension Office at 620-272-3670

4-H Clubs meet once a month, as planned.

Beacon Boosters: 2nd Monday in the 4-H Building — 7 p.m.

Leaders: Keith Strasser, Alicia Harp

Finney Fly ...

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