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Marais des Cygnes District

MdC District Paola Office

Miami County
913 N Pearl, Suite 1
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-4306 office
913-294-4301 fax
Office Hours:
8-4:30pm M-F

Kathy Goul, FCS Agent-

Karla Hightower, 4-H Agent-

Katelyn Barthol, ANR Agent-

linn office

Linn County
115 S. 6th St.
P.O. Box 160
Mound City, KS 66056
913-795-2829 office
913-294-4301 fax
Office Hours:
8-4:30pm M-F

Franny Eastwood, FCS Agent -

Abbie Powell, 4-H, ANR &
District Director- abbie2@ksu.edu

Send to all agents:

Project Information

Miami County Fair Changes 2024

Livestock Special Notice:
Live Stock Tagging Dates - 2024
Marais des Cygnes District YQCA 2023 information

YQCA Help:
Getting your Instructor Based Training Certificate

Getting your Web Based Training Certificate

YQCA Website

Family Memo:  YQCA Requirements for State Shows 2023-24


Kansas 4-H Presentation Overview

4-H Presentation Brain Storming Activity

Effective Presentation Tips

4-H Public Speaking

4-H Public Speaking Record

Preparing and Using Visual Aides

4-H Demonstrations

4-H Illustrated Talks

Demonstration and Illustrated Talk Outline Plan


Kansas 4-H Dog Show Rules -
4H1120 Revised January 2023

4-H Dog Care & Training Education Resources List

Dog Training Schedule 2024 - Linn County

Dog Training Calendar 2023-2024 - Miami County

Kansas 4-H Dog Show Immunization Record -
Please use form Revised October 2017 and discard older ones


Food Preservation 101  for '21 with Karen Blakeslee
(you will need to copy and paste the zoom link for it to work)

Foods Judging

Food Preservation Judging Tips

Food Preservation Tips for Exhibiting

Food Safety Recommendations for Food Preservation Exhibits Revised

It's More than Keeping your Fingers out of the Cookie Dough

Judges Guide for Food and Nutrition Exhibits Revised

Just Because it Seals Doesn't Mean its Safe

What is your Elevation?

When are Baked Goods Done?

Health and Wellness:

10 Smart Rules to Bike Safety

Horse: ***New Information for 2023***

Kansas 4-H Horse Show Rule Book Update January 2023

Horse ID Certificate revised January 2023 -

Miami County Horse Project Members:  To show at the Miami County Fair 4-H Horse show you must turn in completed Horse Identification Certificates by June 1.  You must also complete the Horse Safety Webinar and Quiz to compete at the Miami County Fair 4-H Horse Show.  When this webinar is available, an email will be sent to all enrolled Horse Project members. You should have current Health and Coggins test for your horses as well.

Equine Webinar Series Recordings

Linn County Horse Project Members:  For Linn County Fair and Kansas State Fair Horse Shows, you must turn in a Horse ID Certificate or Registration Papers by June 1. You should have current Health and Coggins test for your horses as well.

Do not use forms with a revision date that is older that 2023 if you are getting a new horse for this year.  If it is a horse you have already been using you can use the Horse Id form you used last year.

Please see **example below for the correct way to fill Horse Id papers correctly. 

**Example of a completed Horse ID Paper

2023 4-H Horse Project Changes for Kansas State Fair 4-H Horse Show

Kansas State Fair Horse Show Qualifying Affidavit
To be used to qualify for the Kansas State Fair 4-H Horse Show.  Must be ages 9-18 by January 1 of current year to show at the Kansas State Fair.

3 Year Old Snaffle Bit Nomination

~K-State Horse Information~


Kansas 4-H Animal Science Webinar Series Videos

2024 Miami County Fair Livestock Declaration Form

2024 State Nomination Information

2024 State Livestock Nomination Rookie Guide

2024 Letter to KS Youth Livestock Families on Nominations

Market Goat:

Market Goat Showmanship from Start to Finish - MF3064


Checklist for Cleaning & Disinfecting Poultry Enclosures

Avian Influenza

HPAI: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Poultry testing Brochure

Backyard Biosecurity Practices to Keep your Birds Healthy

Becoming a Certified Tester


Rabbit Club Schedule - Miami County

Shooting Sports:

Intro Letter 2023-2024 - District-wide

2023-24 Training Schedule - District-wide


2021 Kansas Junior Swine Week Videos