4-H

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Alex Fellbaum of Culdrum Township near Swanville has a love and dedication for our furry and feathered companions. Since the third grade, Fellbaum has been active with livestock and the 4-H program. The first few years of his 4-H career was spent on animal nutrition and dairy cattle, but he has [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com At age 5, Cloverbud 4-H member Megan Hollerman of Burtrum showed her first dairy calf. Rather than letting the less-than-perfect memories of that show sour her on the idea, the experience fed her enthusiasm for dairy projects. “I remember being drug around by my baby calf at the [...]

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  By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Nick Zastrow of Long Prairie started in the world of cattle showing at age 9, introduced by friends. He became involved in 4-H showing and later, FFA. “Once I could drive, I went to shows on my own,” he said. His experiences began reaping larger rewards in 2011, [...]

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