Category Archives: 4-H

Jobs at the Texas 4-H Center for summertime

Summer Staff Application 2014 staffrecruitbrochure 2014

Limestone County Fair Schedule, 2014

Limestone County Fair Schedule, 2014 Saturday, March 22, 2014 8:00am-l0:00 am Check-In Horse Show 10:00 am Horse Show Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:00pm Commercial Heifer Check-In/Commercial Heifer Record Book Check-in Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:00am-ll:00 am Youth Projects/Ag Mechanic Projects move in. 1:00pm Pen of 2 Exam/Interview 3:00pm Market Broiler Show followed y Market Turkey Show 5:00pm Breeding Rabbit show followed by Market Rabbit Thursday, March 27, 2014 8:00am Breeding Swine Show 12:30pm Ag Mechanics Judging Begins 1:00pm Breeding Sheep Show followed by Market Lamb and Lamb Showmanship…. Read More →

Scholarship for District 8 TAE4HA – deadline May 1, 2014

Are you a high-school senior getting ready to graduate and head-off to college? If so, I bet you’re looking for some scholarships to help you afford it! The District 8 Association of Extension 4-H Agents Association is offering a scholarship! Check out the guidelines and application. It’s available in both MS Word and pdf. Or find it on the D8 4-H website on the Scholarships page: Applications are due by May 1, 2014. Questions? Contact: Jon Gersbach, County Extension Agent – Ag & Natural Resources, Milam County,… Read More →

Scholarship – deadline March 1, 2014

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2014. Please direct questions to: Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association Kern Stutler 6028 79th Street Lubbock, TX 806-786-5644 The Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of Dick Laursen, a life-long irrigation specialist. Dick was born in 1942 into a Nebraska ranching/farming family. He began his career as a purchasing agent for a pivot manufacturer; then moving on to Rain Bird Ag before partnering to open SWISH, Inc., an irrigation company. With his partners, Dick spent the rest of his life… Read More →

4-H is…More!

Through Texas 4-H, young people have the opportunity to discover their “why.” To discover how to be a great leader in their community.  Research through the National Positive Youth Development Study shows 4-H members report better grades, higher levels of academic competence and an elevated level of engagement at school.  Isn’t that enough to ask “WHY 4-H?” 4-H is more than you might think!  4-H is a diverse program with a lot to offer today’s youth.

Two college aid resources

Two resources for college!  One is great for those in 8th grade and high school to plan out high school to maximize college & financial aid and the other is great for seniors who are actually applying. Applying Planning

Texas Agriculture Photography Contest Winners

One of our own 4-H members, Rebecca Fisher, placed 3rd in the Texas True Foods category in the recent state-wide Texas Agriculture Photography contest.  Here is the awards booklet:  TX AG Photo AwardBooklet.v2

4-H Shooting Sports Coach Training Opportunities

For more information about rules and requirements of coaches and information about coach training, please see the “Coach & Assistant Coach Training and Certification Information” document on the Shooting Sports website: State 4-H Shooting Sports Coach Trainings East Region Shooting Sports Coach Training – Tyler Date:  January 25-26, 2014 Registration on 4-H Connect Registration Open:  December 5 – January 9 Visit the website for more information: District 4-H Shooting Sports Coach Trainings In addition to the four regional trainings offered by the State Office, 4-H districts… Read More →

County 4-H Food Challenge Workshop

If you would like to participate in the County 4-H Food Challenge contest on Nov. 7th but are unsure how the contest works or if you just want a chance to practice, please attend this workshop.  We will review the contest and have a quick practice – no judging! Workshop will be held in the County Extension Office at 6 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Important info for parents:  Parent take home letter_2013 food challenge and Parent take home letter_2013 food show Call to register for the training by… Read More →

County 4-H Food Challenge and Food Show Contests

Our county 4-H Food Challenge and Food Show contests will take place on Thursday, November 7, 2013, out at the FCS/Exhibit Building at the Limestone County Fairgrounds.  We do have three kits in the office that may be checked out by teams, please call ASAP to reserve one.  Kits must be reserved and picked up in advance of the contest. Registration of teams must be received by 10 am on Wednesday, Nov. 6th, in the Extension Office.  Earlier is better so that we can verify eligibility! The contest… Read More →