Archive for September, 2011

4-H EVENTS – October – December

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

See attached event time line for all the upcoming 4-H events. 4-H Events.Oct-Dec2011

HUNTER EDUCATION CLASSES

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

For those interested in taking hunter education classes (as required by the State of Texas for young hunters), Henderson County is offering these classes in October, beginning October 15th.  Details may be found at:   http://henderson.agrilife.org/events/ .

12th ANNUAL HAWKINS FFA ALUMNI LIVESTOCK SHOW

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Location:  A.H. “Red” Harris Pavilion – On the Hawkins ISD campus behind the Ag Building Entries Include:  Dairy Heifers & Beef heifers/Bulls/Steers – Milk Bucket Class – Group Beef Herd – Market Lambs – Market Goats – Junior, Intermediate, Senior and Adult Showmanship Registration:  7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (No pre-registration needed) […]

SMITH COUNTY JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Following is the direct web address to the SCJLS rules and forms.  You may want to bookmark this link for easy access. http://smith.agrilife.org/publications/scjls/

BLACKLAND BLOWOUT LAMB & GOAT SALE

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011 Hunt County Fairgrounds in Greenville, TX Viewing begins at 11:00 a.m. Sale begins at 1:00 p.m. For more info., contact Robert at 903/439-8055 or e-mail echolsclublambs@yahoo.com .

FREESTONE COUNTY 4-H FALL FEST

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Steer & Heifer Jackpot Show Saturday, October 29, 2011 Moody Reunion Fairgrounds, 839 East Commerce, Fairfield, TX See attached flyer for details:  Freestone Fall Fest Flyer

SWINE VALIDATION TAG ORDERS FOR MAJOR SHOWS

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

If you plan to show a pig in any of the major shows and haven’t ordered validation tags yet, we need your order & payment as soon as possible.  We need to send the 4-H order in no later than Monday, so please place your order by Friday.  Make checks payable to “4-H Council.”  

LAMB & GOAT VALIDATION TAGS FOR MAJOR SHOWS – Late Orders

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

If you have nor ordered lamb and/or goat validation tags for major livestock shows, you may still make a late order by October 21st.  Late orders are $20.00 each.  Please make checks payable to “4-H Council”. If you have questions, please call Sarah Bolt at the Smith County Extension office at 903/590-2980.

HARVEST FESTIVAL UPDATES

Monday, September 12th, 2011

If you are showing in the Harvest Festival, please make note of the following memo from their Board; in particular, shavings for swine, broiler pick-up, and the October 1 deadline for entries.  (Validation of animals does not mean they are entered.  An entry form must be given to Sarah for her signature and for entry […]

COOKIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS DAY AT THE EAST TEXAS STATE FAIR

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Next Thursday, September 22nd is the day the East Texas State Fair honors our senior citizens.  Homemade cookies are always a hit, so as many 4-H families who can bring some would be great!  These may be brought to the Extension office anytime between now and Wednesday, September 21st.  If you need to bring them […]