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Lincoln Parish 4-H Newsletter is the monthly newsletter with information about 4-H upcoming events, activities and competitions in Lincoln Parish.
Tractor Supply in Ruston will host the 4-H Cookery Contest on December 2, 2017. Several categories to enter include beef, poultry, seafood, egg and wild game.
Each plant pruned must be considered individually and done during dormancy. Pruning is necessary to maintain a tree's shape and stimulates new growth.
It is important that you children have healthy snacks to refuel them between meals to avoid overeating at mealtime.
Winners from the parish 4-H talent contest advance to the State Fair contest. Prizes were awarded to winners at the 4-H pet show.
Lincoln Parish Career Academy, Talent Contest, Alma J. Brown, and more!
Lincoln Parish Talent Show will be Oct. 12, 2017 at Ruston High Auditorium. Deadline for registering is Oct. 9.
Grades 6-12 can join 4-H by filling out an enrollment card and returning it to your school or 4-H office at 307 N. Homer St., Ruston, LA.
With the beginning of the school year, 4-H enrollment will begin in September. Fun activities and programs are being planned this year for all 4-H youth in Lincoln Parish.
Getting rid of fire ants isn't as easy as one might think, but there are some things you can do to control them.
As summertime comes to an end, leave your yard and plants a little messy to encourage wildlife to have shelter, food, and nesting places.
Eating breakfast helps children function better in school, feeding body and mind. It also helps the attention span and concentration level.
September, 2017 will begin 4-H enrollment in Lincoln Parish schools. Fun activities and events are available for youth in grades 4-12.
North Central Louisiana Master Gardeners Spring plant sale will be Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 am. to 3:00 p.m. at the Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Get your garden ready to plant for spring by cleaning plant beds and transplanting bulbs. Prime your fall garden for broccoli, cabbage and carrots and others.
The contacts listed on this page are provided as an informational service.
Join 4-H in Lincoln Parish by submitting an enrollment card to your school or to the Lincoln Parish 4-H Office if you are in grades 4-5.
With the beginning of school, 4-H enrollment in the Lincoln Parish Schools will be available to students in 4th -12th grades.
There is something for everyone in 4-H. Meetings are held at Lincoln Parish schools and offer a wide variety of interests for all students.
The awards program for Lincoln Parish was a big success, with over 300 attending. Many were recognized by all the hard work they put in during the school year.
Registration for 4-H summer camp is available for grades 4-6. Limited number of spots are allowed. Contact Lincoln Parish office @ 318-251-5134.
Growing your own herbs is better quality and convenience. You will have fresh herbs at hand when you need them for cooking and some herbs reseed each year.
A less stressful school year can be possible with some tips for getting ready for back to school.
Microwave ovens can save lots of time but can also cause injury if not used properly. Learn the features of your microwave and important tips on proper usage.
Watching bumblebees is entertaining and provides a valuable service by pollinating our plants. Planting flowers is a way to improve the bumblebee survival.
Summer cooking class will begin June 20-22 at Trinity Methodist from 9-12.This class will teach students kitchen safety and how to prepare foods. Cost is $30.
Awards were presented to various individuals and school clubs as part of the annual Achievement Day recognition. Over 300 were in attendance for a fun day.
Enjoy activity of birds and butterflies in your garden by planting flowers that attract them. Several different plants will grow in the area for this purpose.
Parenting classes will be taught beginning in May at Lincoln Parish Extension office. Call 318-251-5134 to sign up.
This report provides information about funding sources, program highlights for the area and local issues that are being faced by the parish.
Goals were discussed as how to improve the 4-H program in Lincoln Parish, with youth and adults attending.
Volunteers are a big help teaching students at area schools with school gardens. They have given their time and it could not happen without their help.
The 4-H Clover Chat is the monthly newsletter for the 4-H program in Lincoln Parish with information about upcoming events, activities and competitions.
Leaders in the Grambling community have begun meetings to concentrate on becoming healthier and maintaining good health.
Gardening resolutions will help add to the beauty of your yard by experiment planting if you aren't sure if they will grow in a certain spot or not.
Don't let the gift buying add pressure to the holidays. Pick out a Christmas tree as a family and bring back fun by being together.
Visiting a Christmas tree farm is a fun way to choose your own tree and have family time together. Take some steps in caring for your tree so it lasts longer.
To enjoy your favorite camellia this season, try waxing your flower's bloom to preserve its beauty. This can be done through a simple process.
Lincoln Parish talent show participants who placed in the parish talent show were eligible to enter the Louisiana State Fair competition.
Lincoln Parish Advisory Committee meeting was held to discuss goals and future ideas to promote 4-H and make it even better.
February 25-27, 2016 is the date for 4-H Challenge Camp. Fill out your registration form, a health form and $70 and return these forms to the Lincoln Parish 4-H Office no later than January 21, 2016.
Youth who are15 years old or older and have been in 4-H for at least 3 years and are members of Junior Leaders are eligible. Applications are due in the Lincoln Parish 4-H office by January 8, 2016.
There are many ideas available for those gardeners on your Christmas list, from books to plant seeds.
Louisiana has lots of Christmas tree farms so you are sure to find that perfect tree for the holidays. With proper care you can extend the life of your tree.
Family members learned how to eat healthy by visiting five stations at Family Nutrition Night. The five stations showed hands-on activities for youth and parents where they investigated a component of nutrition.
The youth of Lincoln Parish had the opportunity to participate in the local talent contest on October 13, 2015. The youth who placed in the contest were invited to participate in the Louisiana State Fair talent contest.
The fun of picking out that special Christmas tree is fun for the whole family. Christmas tree farms now offer more than just tree selection, such as petting zoos, duck races, and wagon rides.
A suggestion for the new year would be to stay close to home and visit some of the places near to you. Louisiana has a lot to offer here at home.
4-H Clover Chat is the monthly newsletter for the 4-H program in Lincoln Parish with information about upcoming events, activities and competitions. This volume is for the 2013-2014 school year. This newsletter is published from September to May each year.
Keeping your lawn healthy and looking good depends on the way it is mowed and the proper way of watering. There are different ways of treating each kind of grass that is planted in your yard to ensure a pretty and healthy lawn.
Christmas tree farms open the day after Thanksgiving and continue to sell trees until Christmas Eve. Select a place that offers trees and entertainment for the family. Many of us are online shoppers and that’s a great place to search for a Christmas tree farm.