FAQ Topic: Business

What 4-H clubs are available in Sherman County?

Currently, Sherman County 4-H clubs help area youth nurture their skills with cows, goats, sheep, pigs, poultry, rabbits and guinea pigs, horses, robotics, sewing, cooking, outdoor cooking and food preservation, shooting sports, and leadership (7th-12th graders).  Sherman County 4-H also would like to offer more clubs, such as photography, as volunteers are available. (See the … Continued

How do I apply to become a 4-H Leader?

The 4-H Leader forms are at  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sherman/leader-forms.  A background check is required.  The Sherman 4-H Association (formerly 4-H Leaders Assn) meets monthly at the OSU Extension Office at 515 Columbia Street in Wasco.

How do I enroll my child in 4-H?

February 15 is the last day to enroll in 4-H within Sherman County for this year. Contact Cindy Brown at Oregon State University to begin that process: (541) 565-3230 or cindy.brown@oregonstate.edu. The 4-H year officially begins in October and runs through September.  Sherman County 4-H enrollments are done in January of each year.  Cost is … Continued

How do I protect myself and others from wildfires?

Here are three ways to help protect yourself and others from wildfires: Call 9-1-1 right away if the fire cannot be put out. Compost rather than burn and do not use a burn barrel or campfire during the dry summer and early-fall months. Study up on the Sherman County Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

Who is the dryland-grains Extension agent for Sherman County?

Sherman County does not have its own dryland-grains agricultural extension agent.  Instead, contact Brian Tuck at Wasco County Extension Office (541) 565-5494 or brian.tuck@oregonstate.edu, or Jordan Maley at Gilliam County Extension Office (541) 384-2271 or jordan.maley@oregonstate.edu.

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