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Montezuma County Offices
109 W. Main St., Room 102
Cortez, CO 80321-3155
(970) 565-3123
(970) 564-8615 (fax)
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Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
Closed holidays


County Extension Director, Agriculture,
4-H, Natural Resources
Tom Hooten

4-H Program Coordinator
Andrea Jeters

Administrative Assistant
Kathy Harris

Calendar of Events

November
7 4-H Day 11:00am—3:00pm MCFG
8 Stakeholders & County Council, 6:30 & 7:00, (CR)
9 Veterans Day—Office Closed
10 Veterans Day Parade, Montezuma Street, 1:00pm
11 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Dolores FFA
26-27 Office Closed—Thanksgiving

December
?? County Council, 7:00, CR
21 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Kalvins Kids
24-25 CHRISTMAS—Office Closed
31 New Year’s Eve—Office Closed

January 2016
1 New Year’s Day—Office closed
2 Stakeholders & County Council, 6:30&7:00, CR
3 4-H 101, FNB, chili supper 5:30 orientation 6:30
4 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Cortez FFA
26 Club Leader Meeting, 5:30 Extension
30 Club Officer Training, TBA

February
1 Beef Ownership Deadline
7 Beef weigh/tag in, lower scales, MCFG,
12:00-1:00 pm ONLY
8 County Council, 7:00, CR
9 Shooting Sports Leader/Council Meetings
6:00 Leaders, Extension Office & 7:00 TBA
12 Citizens Washington Focus Apps due by 4:00pm
15 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Round UP
18 4-H 201, FNB, chili supper 5:30 orientation 6:30
20 Earliest hatch date for market turkeys

March
8 MQA - FNB, 7:00pm
9 MQA—FNB, 7:00pm
10 Horse Ethics, Extension Office, 7:00pm
11 MQA—FNB, 7:00pm
12 Whittington apps due in Extension Office 4:00pm
13 Stakeholders & County council, 6:30 & 7:00, CR
17-19 Four States Ag Expo– MCFG
21 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Alpaca

April
1 Stakeholders & Jan Sennhenn Scholarship apps due in
Extension Office by 4:00pm
4-8 National Volunteer Week
6 Leader Appreciation Dinner
8-9 Home & Garden Show, MCFG
11 County Council, 7:00, CR
15 Market turkeys must be owned and in possession

13 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Barnyard Critters
May
1 Ownership deadline for pigs, lambs, goats, breeding beef, breeding poultry, dogs, horses, market breeding
Rabbit does
7 Tag in for lambs, goats and swine, MCFG 9-11am
8 Earliest hatch date for market chickens
9 Sale Committee, Stakeholders & Council, 6:00,
6:30 and 7:00, CR
16 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Bunnies & More

June
7 Club Leader meeting, 5:30 Extension Office?????
9-11 Ute Mountain Rodeo—MCFG
13 County Council, 7:00, CR
14 Shooting Sports Council, 6:00 Leaders Extension,
7:00 council & leaders, County Annex
20 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Hoofbeats
20-24 State Conference, CSU—TBA
19 Latest hatch date for market chickens
30 RV Spots open for County Fair

July
4 Office Closed for Independence Day
7 FAIR ENTRY, ALL Livestock, dog, horse & alpaca record books due by 4:00, for Pass/fail review
7 Sissy Dennison Scholarship letter due by 4:00
11 Stakeholders & County Council, Commissioners Room , 6:30 & 7:00
14 Buyer Sign-out sheet due by 4:00
18 Fair Board, 7:00, CR, Kalvins Kids
28 General Exhibit members, Unload Zircon to Exhibit Hall, time TBD
28 Concessions meeting for club reps, 5:30
MCFG kitchen
30 9:00 Exhibit Set-Up, 11:00 Pen Setup
31 Montezuma County Fair

August
1-6 Montezuma County Fair
6 Mandatory Sale Meeting, 8:00am, Show ring
6 Junior Livestock Auction, 2:00pm
7 Tear down of county fair, 9:00am
8 County Council—fair wrap up, 7:00
Commissioners Room
15 Livestock, dogs, horses & alpaca record books due by 4:00 for judging
15 Leader nominations due by 4:00
15 Fair Board—fair wrap up, 7:00 CR, Roundup
State Fair Projects to Pueblo ???????
September
6 State Fair Projects—return ??????
12 Stakeholders & County Council, 6:30 & 7:00
Commissioners Room
13 Shooting Sports Council, leaders 6:00 Extension
Office, Leaders & members 7:00, County Annex
19 Fair Board, 7:00 CR, Dolores FFA
25 Clubs Treasurer, Secretary & Scrapbooks due
by 4:00 Extension
?? Club Leader meeting, 5:30 Extension

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