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Our Location

Our location is 200 Taylor Street Suite 500, Fort Worth, Texas 76196. Parking at the meters is available on Burnett, Weatherford, and Taylor Streets.  The entrance to our building faces Burnett St.  If you prefer to park in the lot adjacen to our building, please enter the parking lot on 2nd street and enter at the west side entrance that faces Burnett Street.  The Taylor Street entrance is closed and the only open entrance is on the west side of the Plaza building.

Mailing Address
Texas A & M AgriLife Extension
Tarrant County 4-H
P. O. Box 1540
Fort Worth, Texas 76101
Fax Number 817-884-1941
 

 Support for Tarrant County 4-H

Looking for a way to support Tarrant County 4-H without taking money out of your pocket? Do you search the internet? Do you make online purchases? If so this opportunity may be just what you are looking for.. . Join www.GoodSearch.com, and every time you search the internet, a donation is made to the Tarrant County 4-H Youth Council and Adult Leaders Association.

It’s easy, doesn’t cost a thing, and turns every day actions into an easy way to raise funds for many of the events and activities that are sponsored by the Tarrant County 4-H Youth Council and the Tarrant County 4-H Adult Leaders, including the annual County Awards Banquet.

All you need to do is log on to www.goodsearch.com and choose “Tarrant 4-H Council” as your      charity.  You can even make a profile so that you don’t have to select Tarrant 4-H Council each time and you can watch the funds grow!

A penny is donated every time you search with www.goodsearch.com.  It is easy, painless on your pocketbook, and benefits our Tarrant County 4-H youth.

There are even other ways to make money through www.goodsearch.com for 4-H while shopping or dining.  Just go to their website to find out more.  Don’t waste any time.

Start helping our Tarrant 4-H youth while you search the Internet today!

 

 4-H County Awards Ceremony

Please make plans to join us at the annual Tarrant County 4-H Awards Ceremony, as we celebrate another year of youth successes and achievements.

This year’s theme is “Academy Awards” and the event will be held at the Resource Connection (2300 Circle Drive, in Fort Worth).

The reception begins at 6:58 pm with light refreshments, with the awards presentation beginning at 7:27 pm.

In lieu of a full meal, the event will offer light refreshments provided courtesy of the 4-H Adult Volunteer Leaders Association.

So, you will not need to bring food or anything…..just plan to attend and support the youth.

Please RSVP to    Tarrant4hALA@gmail.com    by  7/31 .

Reception invitation

State Lamb & Goat Tag Orders

It’s time to order ear tags for the 2015-16 Texas 4-H/FFA Lamb, Goat, Breeding Goat & Breeding Sheep Validation Programs.   The deadline for ordering tags will be August 10, 2015.   Orders may be delivered to the Extension office or mailed in time to be received by August 10.  The order form is attached to this email. The Lamb Validation   Program, the Goat Validation Program, the Breeding Sheep Validation Program, and the Breeding Goat Validation Program will have one order form.  Orders must be in writing; no phone orders accepted.

After the August 10, 2015 deadline, late tags may be ordered if needed at a cost of $25 per tag (plus the original tag fee) for lambs, goats, wether dams and wether does as well as breeding sheep and breeding does.  The Texas 4-H and FFA Breeding Boer Goat Validation program includes registered Boer BUCKS and DOES, as well as wether does.

Lambs & Goats validated for the 2015 State Fair of Texas will have to be REVALIDATED FOR THE 2016 WINTER/SPRING MAJOR SHOWS.  State fair lamb & goat validation tags will not be accepted at the winter/spring major shows.

Texas Lamb Breeders Association tag numbers MUST be in the lambs’ ear and recorded on the validation form at validation.   Market lambs must have a Texas Lamb Breeders Association tag to be eligible to compete in the San Angelo Stock Show or receive TLBA recognition at other major shows.

All official validation and tagging will occur during the month of October (October 1-31, 2015).

Major Updates & Changes to the Texas Sheep and Goat Validation Program:

*          New single order form for all sheep and goat validation tags.

*          Addition of Breeding Boer Does to the State Validation Program.

*          Wether dams are now included on Breeding Sheep Validation form.

*          Wether does are now included on Breeding Boer Goat Validation form.

*          Registration papers for ALL breeding sheep and goats must be reviewed by the County Level State Validation Committee to confirm student’s ownership on or before October 1, 2015.

County AgriLife Extension Agents, Agricultural Science Teachers, and exhibitors should review the major show rules and be aware of requirements regarding state validation programs:

http://www.fwssr.com/                                     http://www.sandhillsstockshow.com/ http://www.sanangelorodeo.com/                             http://www.rodeohouston.com/ http://www.sarodeo.com/                                          http://www.rodeoaustin.com/ http://www.hcdjls.org/

Thanks for your support of the 2015-2016 Texas Lamb, Goat, Breeding Sheep & Breeding Doe Validation Programs.   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at CPBryant@ag.tamu.edu  or 817-884-1553.

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 2014-2015 County Officers & Ambassador Team

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 Livestock Project Registration

It is time to send in your livestock project sheets to the 4-H office. Livestock Project Sheets must be renewed each year just as your member enrollment form.  For new members the form is due when you enroll in 4-H and get a project.

The Livestock Project Sheet is due for renewing members on October 1, 2014.

Livestock Project Registration Form

If you have any questions or concerns about signing up for any stock show please call or email Marian Ross immediately at 817-884-1294 or   m-ross@tamu.edu .

 Quality Counts Verification

If the Quality Counts Verification you completed as a junior member has expired, you are required to take the Senior level verification.  This must be done prior to entry into any major fall, winter or spring livestock show.  Upon completing the verification process please email ag department to make them aware of your status.  You cannot enter you into any shows from this point forward without a senior level designation.

The Link for verifying is at http://qc.wieghatgraphics.com/

Please see the  document below that has the answers to frequently asked questions regarding Quality Counts.

Quality Counts Verification Frequently asked Questions

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