State 4-H Plant Science Day

Plan now to participate in the State 4-H Plant Science Day event to be held Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the Waushara County Fairgrounds in Wautoma. Youth in grades 3 -13 can test their knowledge about plants while learning how to judge and identify a wide variety of plant specimens. Youth can also compete in photography, speaking, poster, and floral arranging contests.  For study guide information and to prepare for the contest, see the National Junior Horticultural Association website at http://www.njha.org/. For additional info, or if you require special assistance or have special needs, please contact Chuck Prissel at 715-485-8600 or charles.prissel@ces.uwex.edu.

The contests for participants will be held in the morning and the educational workshops in the afternoon, ending with contest results. The event begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.  Registration is $10.00, which includes all materials, handouts, and lunch.  Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is preferred for lunch and material count.  If you are interested, contact the UW-Extension Office at 757-5696 to register.  The $10.00 fee will be collected the day of the event. Registration deadline is June 23.

This is a fun way to learn about Horticulture Science!

 

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