• I believe that participation in the 4-H Livestock Program should demonstrate my own knowledge, ability, and skill as a feeder and exhibitor of livestock.
  • I will do my own work to the fullest extent I am capable and otherwise will only accept help and support from others.
  • I will not use abusive, fraudulent, illegal, deceptive, or questionable practices in the feeding, fitting, and showing of my animal(s), nor will I allow my parents, my supervisor, or any other individual to employ such practices with my animal(s).
  • I will read, understand, and follow the rules without exception, of all livestock shows in which I am a participant, and ask that my parents and the supervisor of my project to do the same.
  • I wish for my livestock project to be an example of how to accept what life has to offer, both good and bad, and how to live with the outcome.
  • I realize that I am responsible for:
    • The proper care and safe, humane treatment of my animals
    • The production of high quality, safe, and wholesome food, and
    • Demonstrating strong moral character as an example to others by upholding the 4-H Code of Conduct

__________________________________________     ___________________________

4-H Member name printed                                                      Club Name                                 

__________________________________________     ___________________________

4-H Member signature                                                               Date

__________________________________________     ___________________________
Parent or guardian signature                                                   Date

__________________________________________     ___________________________

4-H Leader signature                                                                  Date

Return top copy to the University of Nevada, Reno Extension
Washoe County Office, 4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502
by November 15 of current year or at time of enrollment

S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Washoe County 4-H Livestock Leaders' Council 2022, Youth Livestock Program Commitment to Excellence, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms

Learn more about the author(s)

 

Also of Interest:

 
General Rules and Regulations for Washoe County 4-H Livestock Members
General Rules and Regulations governing Washoe County 4-H Livestock program members. Signatures required.
S. Chvilicek, C. Stark, Washoe County 4-H Livestock Leaders' Council 2022, University of Nevada, Reno Extension, 4-H Forms
girl with sheep
4-H Market Livestock Record Book (Washoe County)
4-H Market Livestock Record Book
Washoe 4-H Team 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Forms
Grazing Twice
Informational Publication describing the benefits from multiple grazing periods, impacts on plant health and stress, animal nutrition, fire in Nevada, livestock management, and general grazing and management practices.
Swanson, S., Voth, D. 2019, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, IP-19-05
An Overview of Agricultural Production and Agricultural Water Use in Humboldt County, Nevada, and the Risk From Withdrawing Irrigation Water
Agriculture is an important economic sector in Humboldt County, Nevada. There are over 350 farms and ranches in the county that operate on over 808,000 acres. Sales from agricultural products totaled just over $135 million in 2012 (last census of agriculture).
Schultz, B. 2017, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Longer Term Rest from Grazing: A Response to Jones and Carter.
Jones & Carter, in a response to Davies et al. (2014), misrepresent the original article and other articles, develop arguments not supported by scientific literature, and ignore literature counter to their opinions.
Davies, K.W., Gearhart, A., Vavra, M., Schultz, B.W., and Rimbey, N. 2016, Journal of Rangeland Applications. 3:9-15.