Larimer County 4H Dairy Project

4-H/Dairy Scholarships

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2023 Schedule (subject to change)

Workshops for the year will be held the last Friday of each month, January through April.

January 2023:  Workshop at the Extension Office

  • Holstein Foundation - Youth Programs
  • Time for the Hoards Dairyman's Judging Contest! Link to Hoards Dairyman HERE. Remember this is a required event for the Lease-A-Dairy and Cow-less Dairy projects. This is also the tiebreaker for the Mike Dickinson Award. There are some very informative videos on the Hoards Dairyman website under the Youth tab about judging this contest. You can contact me about any questions.

February 2023: TBD


March Additional Events:

  • March 15th:  Last day to turn in Hoards Dairyman contest results to Shari - please email or text Shari your placings
  • March 20th - Mike Dickenson Scholarship application due >apply here

March 2023: TBD


April 2023 Workshop - TBD

Dairy Project Meeting Information:


We have 4 meetings during the year and Lease-A-Dairy members are required to attend at least 3 of these.  LEASE-A-DAIRY Members - Record Books begin in January.  Books are available from Shari and online from the Extension Office.

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting this project: Ft. Lupton Dairy, Mountain View Dairy, R&C Game and Custom Processing & Hilgenberg and Son Excavating.


Here is the link to another good site about getting ready to show.  MSUcares

2022 Larimer County Dairy Clinics

Larimer County 4-H Dairy Project

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