Kick-Off is April 26th at the Saluda County Fairgrounds!!
Monthly Record Sheet: Blank form you can download to fill out. Current members are required to fill this out and submit the first week of each month.
Monthly Summary: Summary of member calf weight and height measurements. If current members do not turn in monthly record sheet calf information will be missing from this summary sheet.
The Dairy Evaluation contest is a state level contest that helps students develop skills in dairy cattle selection and herd management.
The Milk Quality & Products contest is a state level contest that prepares youth to identify and/or judge dairy products based on quality, flavor, texture, and appearance which indicate production, processing, and handling conditions that can influence the overall quality of a finished dairy product.
2014 Handbook: Contest rules & regulations, 4-H registration forms, event format, and useful resources.
The annual Clemson University Spring Dairy Show is for registered females of the Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, and Brown Swiss breeds. Animals owned by adults, 4-H, and FFA members may be shown. The show begins with showmanship at 8:00 a.m. at the Garrison Arena (1101 West Queen St.; Pendleton, SC 29670). Entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, as long as barn space is available. Contact Charlotte Swafford for more information (864-656-3300; email@example.com).
*****$500 Coca-Cola/Garrison Arena Scholarship Essay Contest*****
This is the second year a $500 scholarship is being sponsored by Coca-Cola and the Garrison Arena for the Clemson University Spring Dairy Show. Essay and application are due February 26, 2014 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to Joy Robinson of Laurens County for winning the 2014 Coca-Cola/Garrison Arena Spring Dairy Show scholarship!!
A fun and educational 5 day program, held this year in Valdosta, GA. There will be opportunities to visit a wide variety of farms with some interesting stops along the way. You will see a New Zealand Style yogurt plant, grazing diary, double 20 parallel milk barn milking 2700 cows, and a large calf rearing operation from 3 dairies. There will also be time to go to a local theme/water park and get involved with some interactive workshops.
This conference is open to 15-18 year-olds who have participated in the 4-H Diary Program for at least 3 years and who are currently enrolled in 4-H.
Dairy Calf & Heifer Assocation Scholarship
South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation Scholarships
South Carolina State Fair Dairy Scholarships
National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) Scholarship
American Guernsey Association
American Jersey Cattle Association
Dairy Calf & Heifer Association
Holstein Association USA
National Dairy Herd Information Association
South Carolina Dairy Association