Category Archives: 4-H Email Blast

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 →

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 →

02/05/2021 4-H Email Blast: Scholarship Opportunities & Reminders

This email blast is geared towards our Graduating High School Seniors and 11th graders preparing for their senior year. Hey all and Happy Friday! We wanted to pass on some reminders about the Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship deadlines and the local scholarship opportunities available for everyone.  There should be several options available for those who have AND have not completed and turned in recordbooks in the past.  If you have any questions about scholarships or would like someone to help review applications or essays, please don’t hesitate to… Read More →

01/15/2021 4-H Livestock Email Blast – Major Show Updates, Bastrop & Smithville Reminders, & Weigh Days

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Major Show Updates Livestock Project Weigh Day Bastrop Area Livestock Show Reminders Smithville Livestock Show Reminders Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Friday, Y’all! We wanted to pass on some quick updates for livestock exhibitors – we were hoping to have more information for you this week, but we are still confirming details with most of the major livestock shows.  In the meantime, please remember that Ashley and I are happy to make arrangements to visit you and your livestock projects or… Read More →

01/08/21 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) OFFICE HOURS & STAFFING IN PERSON MEETING OPPORTUNITIES/GUIDELINES 2020-2021 DISTRICT 10 4-H COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITY 2020-2021 SPRING PROJECT PLANNING SURVEY – RESPONSE NEEDED 2020-2021 COUNTY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2020-2021 CONSUMER EDUCATION PROJECT UPDATES DOG PROJECT REMINDERS OTHER OPPORTUNITIES Howdy, happy Friday, and Happy New Year!!! As we jump straight into the new year, we are excited to pass on some upcoming opportunities to y’all.  Right now, in person opportunities may be a little limited as we receive updates from the State and… Read More →

2020-2021 Bastrop & Travis County Photography Contest Information – ENTRIES DUE MAY 2, 2021

We are excited to host our second county photography contest with Travis County! Registration for the County Photography Contest will be done via e-mail and entries are due by 5:00 PM on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Entry into the contest is free. Please email all entries to CEP 4-H Agent Nathan Tucker at: Instructions for labeling photos and the category descriptions can be found in the rules at

Happy New Year 2021!

 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We hope all of your hopes, dreams, and goals come true! We can’t wait to see what this year brings!

12/31/2020 4-H Email Blast: General Updates & Information

INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER) Office Hours In-Person Meeting Opportunities/Guidelines Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship Training Upcoming Trainings & Opportunities Other Opportunities Howdy and Happy Thursday, Y’all! We hope you had a fabulous and relaxing holiday!  As we get ready to jump into 2021 tonight, we hope all of your hopes, dreams, and goals come true!  We can’t wait to see what this year brings and we are excited for you to be taking the journey with us! Please remember that you can see all of the… Read More →

2020-2021 District 10 4-H Community Service Project

The District 10 4-H Council has decided that for this years community service project they want to give back to local schools within your area. They would like for each county to host a school supply drive, collect the items in the County Extension Office and then prepare boxes/baskets to be dropped off at local schools in your county for the teachers and students to have access to. Below is a flyer regarding the project. This will be an ongoing community service project for Bastrop County 4-H from… Read More →