Category Archives: 4-H Livestock

05/14/21 4-H Email Blast: Recordbook Reminders (Due 06/02/21)

05/14/21 RECORDBOOK REMINDERS Hey all! We wanted to send out a few reminders for recordbooks, since their due date is coming up here pretty quickly.  Please let me know if you have any questions or need any help with them!! IMPORTANT DATES: COUNTY: June 2, 2021: Recordbooks are due to the County Extension Office by 12:00 Noon June 7-10, 2021: Recordbooks will be judged June 14, 2021: Recordbooks advancing to District may be picked up from the County Extension Office to make corrections (all others will be returned at banquet) DISTRICT:… Read More →

04/14/21 4-H Livestock Email Blast: Last Minute Smithville Livestock Show Reminders

04/14/21 LAST MINUTE SMITHVILLE LIVESTOCK SHOW REMINDERS   INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Judges Sale/Auction Updates Schedule Updates & Notes Other Opportunities Hey all! We wanted to take a few minutes to pass on some updates and answer a few questions we’ve received for participants in the Smithville Livestock Show.  We have received everyone’s eligibility back, if an individual was marked as “ineligible” for any reason, their parents have been contacted directly.  Other than that, if you have any questions that are not answered/addressed below, please… Read More →

04/09/21 4-H Email Blast: livestock Reminders, Youth Leadership, Awards, & Scholarship Applications

4/09/21 LIVESTOCK REMINDERS, YOUTH LEADERSHIP, AWARDS, & SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): BALSFA Thank You Notes Smithville Livestock Show Updates Award Applications Youth Leadership Applications Scholarship Applications Other Opportunities BALSFA THANK YOU NOTES: We wanted to pass on a quick reminder that BALSFA thank you notes need to be at our office by 12:00 Noon Thursday, April 15th, so we can verify them per the BALS rules.  Any notes turned in after this will result in the exhibitor being fined $50.00. Many of you are familiar… Read More →

04/06/21 4-H Livestock Email Blast: Validation Tag Order Information

04/06/21 Validation Tag Order Information INFORMATION IN THIS EMAIL BLAST (IN ORDER): Validation Tag Deadlines PDF Validation Tag Order Forms Online Validation Tag Orders via Eventbrite New Changes to be Aware of This Year Reminder for Rabbit & Horse Exhibitors Other Opportunities Hey all! Happy (late) Monday!!  As we are winding down from this year’s livestock show season, it is time to start planning for the 2021-2022 show season, as well as the summer 2021 4-H Horse Show Activities.  This information is also available on the livestock page… Read More →

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 →

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

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 →