For generations, youth have participated in and benefitted from the Weld County 4-H program. One of the program’s biggest advocates, Jean Hoshiko, championed the 4-H program not only through her words but also through her actions.
Please help us continue to grow great Weld County leaders and honor a woman who committed so much time and effort to the program by donating to the endowment. To learn more about the endowment,Go to www.weld4hfoundation.org.
A world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together.
4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI):
Updated News and Information for
Colorado Backyard and Small Poultry Producers
Because of the ongoing disease outbreak and the potential for spillover from wildlife, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has become of significant importance for small poultry producers. The United States has been hard hit by a growing highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak since late 2014. The first detection of HPAI in this outbreak was reported by Washington State on December 19, 2014. Since that first report, this ongoing outbreak has resulted in the destruction of more than 20 million birds, marking it as the largest avian influenza outbreak in United States history. For more information and to view the full article, please click Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.