Archive for December, 2007
Quality does count when it comes to how you raise and show your livestock project. Too often we get caught up in the hardware. What in the world is hardware you ask? Well, those are the dinner plate-sized buckles, rainbow coloroed ribbons, and sky-high trophies. It’s also the cold hard cash. Livestock projects are intended […]
Several years ago, Texas 4-H introduced the Texans Building Character program. It is a program based upon six pillars of character: Trustworthiness Respect Responsibility Fairness Caring Citizenship What could be better traits to instill in our youngsters in our 4-H program? I’ve put together a set of web pages that talks about each of these character […]
When your club or project group has met, or if you’ve been awarded something at a livestock show, or anything else you want to announce, please let us know by means of the following website: http://smithcounty4-h.tamu.edu/report.htm We can put this information here on the blog and also in the newsletter, but we can’t do so […]
National 4-H Congress is the flagship event of the National 4-H program. Each year a National Design Team of Extension educators, 4-H youth, and 4-H adult volunteers analyze current youth issues and determine the most effective ways to address them. The program combines a variety of fun and exciting educational, recreational and networking opportunities. The […]
If you would like to learn more about the history of the 4-H program and what impact it can have on an individual, then check out this video presented by one of our very own members here in Smith County.
The Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program has released a new version of 4-H CONNECT (https://www.4honline.com/Login.aspx?id=53). It now includes the capabilities for on-line 4-H enrollment features, a reporting function for 4-H club managers/project leaders to report attendance and participation numbers from club activities, in addition to the event registration. You will see that the look […]