La Plata County Fair will have a different format this year, but the same spirit

This pandemic has resulted in many ups and downs this year; however, I have been reflecting on how La Plata County 4-H and I have a lot to be grateful for. The support that we receive from our...

DATE: July 15, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

4-H scholarship winners excelled over the years

This past month, La Plata County 4-H had the honor of awarding four $500 Higher Education Scholarships to our 4-H members who graduated from high school and are continuing their education in the...

DATE: June 17, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

4-H members connect with others across the country

4-H had humble beginnings in 1902 in rural Ohio to teach youths farming and homemaking skills. It has since grown to be the largest youth development organization in the United States with more...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

In this time of uncertainty, reach out to loved ones

A new job always has a learning curve and unexpected challenges, but I thought I was prepared. After all, I have worked in the La Plata County Extension Office for nine years, and in my youth, I...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | COLUMN: From the Extension Office

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