Category Archives: 4-H

02/24/21 4-H Email Blast: Smithville Livestock Show Broiler, Rabbit, & Schedule Updates

This email is geared towards exhibitors entered in the Smithville Livestock Show Hey all! We wanted to pass on updates about the 2021 Smithville Livestock Show.  There have been some adjustments to the schedule to assist with social distancing.  We’ve also included some reminders for Broiler & Rabbit Exhibitors. Broiler Exhibitors: The broiler pick-up date is Tuesday, March 2nd, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Smithville HS Ag Shop Rabbit Exhibitors: Please touch base with your rabbit breeder.  The recent bad weather has affected a lot… Read More →

02/24/21 4-H Email Blast 2: Bastrop Area Livestock Show Reminders for next week

This email is geared towards exhibitors entered in the Bastrop Area Livestock Show. Hey all! We wanted to pass on a few reminders for the upcoming Bastrop Area Livestock Show this week!  Please read through the reminders and updates and let us know if  you have any questions.  I’ll be at the show if y’all need anything next week, but will be in Houston for the auction on Saturday. I also want to share that there has been a report of a group of pigs that were present… Read More →

2021 4-H Beekeeping Essay – Due 03/15/21

  4-H members do not have to have a bee project to participate in the essay contest. The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. has announced their 2021 4-H Beekeeping Essay Topic. This year’s Topic is 2021 Essay Topic: Immunity: Threats to Bee Colonies and Methods to Defend Against the Threats Honey bee colonies have developed many ways to stay healthy. Their immune responses range from behaviors such as grooming to using materials such as propolis, a plant-derived substance bees coat on the interior of a… Read More →

Texas Brigade Applications Are OPEN! – Youth Wildlife Leadership Camps – Due 03/15/21

  APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR BRIGADE SUMMER CAMPS – LEARN WILDLIFE, STEWARDSHIP, LEADERSHIP, AND MORE STATEWIDE – Texas Brigades is now accepting applications for its summer Brigade Camps. The series of eight statewide camps are open to youth, 13-17 years of age, who are interested in the outdoors. Participating young men and women are introduced to subject-specific stewardship, conservation, and management topics throughout 5 days. Camp fees ($500) include meals, lodging, materials, and more. Local sponsorships are available and encouraged. Each camp is an extensive and hands-on educational camp… Read More →

Rockne Livestock Booster Club – Buyer’s Letter Overview & Templates

Dear Families, The following YouTube video and documents are being sent to help livestock youth write buyers group letters. Mrs. Lang and Mrs. Watson produced a video with tips on writing buyers group letters and ways to speak with potential supporters. The attached documents include two examples. The first is an RLB template letter that can be used to contact supporters of the Rockne Livestock Booster Steak Supper. If you sold tickets in the past, you may wish to send a letter similar to the RLB template. The… Read More →

D7 Shooting Sports Coach Training – Texas 4-H Center, Brownwood TX- March 13, 2021

Please find attached, information on the statewide Shooting Sports Coach Training being hosted in District 7 at the Texas 4-H Center in Brownwood on March 13, 2021. While the letter should answer any questions please note the following: This event will be a 1 DAY training with an online portion (required to be completed prior to arriving).  Link to online training will be provided to participants once they register for the event. The online Green Injection training will allow us to complete the rest of the training in… Read More →

South Texas Select Club Calf Sale – 02/28/21

D10 Food Challenge Contest – 04/28/21

Please see the 2020-2021 District 10 4-H Food Challenge Contest Letter below.  The letter can also be downloaded by clicking here.

D10 4-H Photography Contest – Entries Due 02/26/21

Please see the reminder below for the District 10 4-H Photography Contest – entries are due 02/26/21 Register online at: https://tx.4honline.com See the District 10 Rules at: https://d104-h.tamu.edu/files/2020/10/D-10-Photography-Letter-2021.pdf    

D10 Leaders 4 Life Contest – 04/20/21

Below you will find the District 10 4-H Leaders 4 Life contest letter. In order to be accommodating of the current COVID guidelines we have made a few changes to this contest to make it work: Contest has been moved to Tuesday, April 20, 2020 Contest will be held in Seguin at the Guadalupe County Office Each team will be provided a scheduled time to arrive, they will be the only one’s allowed in the building at that time As with all of our other contests, please note… Read More →