BACK ROW: (L to R): Tonya Slyter, Kaylen Dawson, Emily Dowd, Tyler Goetzmann, Gabe Rauer, Kameron Crotchett, Allyson Rietcheck and Kristen Kohn. FRONT ROW: (L to R): Cooper Burling, Dalton Pattimore and Alexus Rauer at the 2018 Johnson County Fair, held Aug. 3 in Gardner. Each year the Johnson County Livestock Association, Johnson County Farm Bureau, and ADM sponsor the Livestock Grant and Mentor program for members of the Johnson County Extension 4-H youth development program. During this year’s ceremony, the 2017-2018 mentors received their mentor checks and the 2018-2019 grant recipients were announced.Youth are selected for these awards based on their passion and goals for their animals for the coming year. Photo courtesy of Adele Wilcoxen, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Office


Several Johnson County K-State Research and Extension 4-H youth received awards after the livestock Round Robin Showmanship competition at the 2018 Johnson County Fair, held Aug. 3 in Gardner.
Each year the Johnson County Livestock Association, Johnson County Farm Bureau, and ADM sponsor the Livestock Grant and Mentor program for members of the Johnson County Extension 4-H youth development program. During this year’s ceremony, the 2017-2018 mentors received their mentor checks and the 2018-2019 grant recipients were announced.
Youth are selected for these awards based on their passion and goals for their animals for the coming year.