Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Broilers Coming Soon!

Broilers for the Hays County Livestock Show will be arriving December 13th.  When the Extension Office has an arrival time, anyone that has ordered birds will be called. 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Looking for some awesome people to Volunteer their TIME! 

We need help reviewing recipes for the Homeskills contestants at the Hays County Livestock Show. 

When: Dec 19th 
Time: 5:30pm
Where: Extension Office

The more people we have the quicker the process will take! 

Please contact Nita Leinneweber  at : nleinneweber@yahoo.com
 or the Extension Office, if your willing to help!


4-H Opportunity Scholarship

If you are interesting in applying for the 4-H opportunity Scholarship, please fill out the application form below. 

All applications are due Jan 23rd to the Extension Office. 

Check out this link for more information on all scholarships: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/scholarships/

CLICK HERE for the 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Guidelines

CLICK HERE for the 4-H Opportunity Scholarship application

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Rabbit Validation

Validation of Breeding and Market Rabbits is scheduled for 
January 7th at the Hays County Extension Office.  
Validation time will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
If you need to make alternative arrangements for
validation, please contact the Rabbit  Division Superintendent, Blain Eiben at beiben003@austin.rr.com

Thursday, November 3, 2016

HCLE entry forms

Hays County Youth Livestock Show forms are here!!! You can pick them up at the Extension office or from your 4-H Club Manager!! 

Entry forms are due to the Extension office by Dec 14th 
***Rule books state the second Wednesday of December**
                   misprint on entry forms
You can find the Homeskills forms below:

HCLE recipe form

HCLE preserved food form

HCLE art, clothing, photography form

Major Show Worksheet Summary

If you are going to sign up for the Major Stock Shows this year please be sure to fill out the form listed below and turn it in with all the Stock Show Paperwork as you bring it into the office. This is a form that brings everything together so that it will make the checking process go a lot faster as you come in. Thank you

Here is the link to the FORM

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

National 4-H Conference

Applications are being accepted now through December 15 for National 4-H Conference. National Conference is a working conference where youth and adults assist in the development of recommendations to help guide 4-H Youth Development Programs nationally and in their communities. The program will be held in Chevy Chase, Maryland at the National 4-H Center with travel into Washington, DC. Dates for 2017 are March 25-30.

Youth, ages 15-18, are eligible to apply. Applications are accepted in 4-H Connect through December 15. There is no fee to apply. The Texas delegation will be announced by January 13, 2017. Selected delegates will then have until February 1 to register and make payment of $2,000. The registration fee covers the delegate’s share of registration, adult chaperone registration, lodging, airfare, meals and ground transportation. Delegates are housed at the National 4-H Center. 

Click here for additional information