Learn how to properly prune your crape myrtles so they will keep a pretty shape and produce lots of blooms.
It's the annual plant sale in Ruston, hosted by the Lincoln Parish Master Gardeners. Come out Saturday, April 7 and find some beautiful plants for your yard.
We will be holding our annual Lincoln Parish 4-H Cooking Contest in December, 2017 so begin to select what your favorite recipe entry will be.
4-H members had the chance to show off their talents in the parish talent show held at the Methodist Children's Home Chapel. Those that placed in the contest will be eligible to enter the State Fair of Louisiana's "4-H Share the Fun Talent Contest" in Shreveport, Louisiana in October.
September, 2017 will begin 4-H enrollment in Lincoln Parish schools. Fun activities and events are available for youth in grades 4-12.
Meal time with the family can create a time for bonding and keeping in touch with what is going on with the family now that a new school year is here.
A less stressful school year can be possible with some tips for getting ready for back to school.
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.
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.
Visitors touring farms do not know the dangers of feeding and touching the animals so safety issues must be in place to protect the owners and tourists.
Leaders in the Grambling community have begun meetings to concentrate on becoming healthier and maintaining good health.
With all the holiday meals and goodies, weight gain happens when we are consuming more than usual. There are several ways to eliminate the extra pounds that are gained that we never lose.
For a unique gift for friends and relatives, give a basket of local wines or Louisiana products. Products grown in this state make a great gift for those who are hard to buy for.
Students get the opportunity to explore the human body by participating in the Body Walk. They get to travel through the body as food travels through our bodies to see how food is digested and the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness.
One of Lincoln Parish 4-H Club's most successful programs is the Shooting Sports program. If any 4-H member would like to participate in Shooting Sports, the kick off meeting will be 11:30 a.m. February 22 at the Ruston Gun Club.
National 4-H Week was celebrated with a reception in the Lincoln Parish Extension Office on October 10, 2012 from 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. for area politicians, business people and 4-H'ers and families. Pictures and information was displayed for those interested in knowing more about 4-H.
The annual pet show was enjoyed by many who attended this year at Railroad Park in Ruston, La. Louisiana Tech cheerleaders came out, as well as 70 4-H members. Pet Show categories included ugliest, cutest, best dressed, small and biggest pet.
Newsletter with news, activities and dates in October for opportunites for 4-H members to participate in.