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District 8 4-H Scholarship Training – December 8

District 8 4-H Scholarship Training will be held on Monday, December 8, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Hill County Extension Office located at 126 S. Covington Street in Hillsboro, Texas.  Workshop will cover hints and tips to complete the application; Baccalaureate, Technical, and Courageous Heart Scholarships; FAFSA & other required attachments; and selection process.  The workshop is open to any 4-H member, parent, volunteer, or agent interested in learning about the Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarship Application.  Anyone from District 8 or the surrounding counties can attend.  … Read More →

4-H Pecan Food Show – December 9

4-H Pecan Food Show will be held on December 9 at the McLennan County Extension Office.  Entries are due to the Extension Office on December 1.  A typed or e-mail copy of your recipe with your name, age, and club name must be submitted to the Extension Office and will serve as your entry.  See guidelines for more information. Call the Extension Office at 254-757-5180 if you have any questions. 4-H Pecan Food Show Guidelines

4-H Adult Task Force and Youth Council Meeting – November 4

The 4-H Adult Task Force and Youth Council Meeting will be held on November 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Extension Office.  All 4-H club managers should make every effort to attend.

McLennan County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair – February 2-6

McLennan County Junior Livestock Show will be held on February 2-6, 2015, at the Extracto Events Center.  All livestock entries are due on December 10 to the Extension office for all those showing or entering through 4-H.  The Youth Fair will be held on February 5.  Entry deadline is December 10 for all youth fair entries. MCJLS Livestock Entry Form Youth Fair Entry Form

Texas 4-H Photography Contest

Texas 4-H Photography Contest – The theme for the 2015 Texas 4-H Photography Contest is “Inspiration.”  This year, the theme will focus on pictures of subjects that move and inspire you.  Photos can include photos of leaders, mentors, family, friends, things in your community, school, church, or across the country and world.  Examples include images of family members, a leader/teacher or someone that you look up to, something in nature, or things that give you daily inspiration.  Entry period is April 2, 2015, to April 15, 2015, through… Read More →

Crawford FFA Show – October 25

Crawford High School FFA Show will be held on October 25 at the Fairgrounds in Clifton, Texas.  Entry deadline is October 20 for mail-in  entries, but late entries will be accepted the day of the show.  Please see guidelines for more information.  If you have any questions, contact Art Hunter at 254-486-2381 or 254-932-6854. Crawford Show Guidelines and Entry Form

Robinson FFA Livestock Show – November 1

Robinson FFA Livestock Show will be held on November 1 at the Clifton Fairgrounds in Clifton, Texas.  All exhibitors must register at the office.  Please see show guidelines and schedule for more information. Robinson FFA Livestock Show Flyer, Schedule, and Rules

Diabetes Self-Management Class Series – November 4, 11, 18, 25, and December 2

Do Well Be Well With Diabetes Self-Management Class Series will be held on November 4, 11, 18, 25, and December 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Baptist Church located at 1207  North Old Robinson Road, Waco, Texas  76706.  Topics to be covered are – What is Diabetes and Basic Nutrition, Carbohydrate Counting and Managing Blood Glucose, Exercise and Nutrition Labels, Diabetes Medications and Eating Out Wisely, and Diabetes Complications.  Classes are free, but participants must pre-register by October 30.  For more information or to… Read More →

Lawn Management Seminar – November 3

Lawn Management Seminar will be held on November 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Virkim located at 718 Sun Valley Blvd in Hewitt.  One General CEU will be given to pesticide applicators.  Casey Reynolds, Turf Specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be the speaker.  Topics will be application of pesticides/fungicides and management of weed and disease in turf grasses.  For more information, call the McLennan County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at 254-757-5180. Lawn Management Seminar – November 3

Farm Bill Update – October 30

Farm Bill Update will be held on October 30 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 2547 Jerry Mashek Drive in West, Texas, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Jason Johnson, Associate Professor and Extension Economist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will provide an updton the new farm bill.  There are many questions and uncertainty concerning the new Farm Bill.  This program will provide producers with more information about the Farm Bill and, hopefully, aid in the decision making process. Farm Bill Update – October… Read More →