January 2021 - Clover Connection

4-H Scholarships

College can be expensive and 4-H would like to assist in furthering your education. Apply for a 4-H Scholarship today! In order to apply, you must be a graduating senior. Two scholarships are available, Scott Truck and Tractor & the Louisiana State 4-H Scholarship.

The deadline to submit your application is Mar. 1, 2021

Beef Poster Contest

Louisiana 4-H is hosting the 2021 Louisiana Beef Industry Council Beef Poster Contest. This contest encourages youth to learn more about the beef industry while promoting the beef industry nutrition and products.

This contest is open to all 4-H'ers, 4th-12th grade. Posters can be either done on a "22x28" poster board or digitally using Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Canva.

Deadline to submit all poster is March 5, 2021

Best Wishes to all Livestock Exhibitors

We wish all the East Feliciana Livestock Exhibitors the best of luck during the 2021 Livestock Season

UPCOMING LIVESTOCK SHOWS

  • Feliciana Parishes Jr. Livestock Show - Jan. 14 - 17, 2021
  • South Central District Livestock Show - Feb. 3 - 6, 2021
  • LSU AgCenter 4-H/FFA State Livestock Show - Feb. 13 - 20, 2021
  • LSU AgCenter 4-H/FFA State Rabbit Show - Mar. 6 - 7, 2021

All shows will adhere to the LSU AgCenter, State Fire Marshal and CDC COVID-19 Guidelines

Gardening Contest

It's that time of year again. 4-H'ers put your gardening tools to the test and participate in the 2nd annual East Feliciana 4-H Gardening Contest.

Rules

  1. Garden must be worked primarily by 4-H members. Adults may assist with spading, rototilling, and control for insects and disease problems.
  2. Gardens may be an individual plant or may be connected to a family garden. If connected to a family plot, rows must be marked off (stakes, string, etc.) and maintained by the 4-H member.
  3. Gardens may be a flat or raised bed or may be a container-grown garden. Gardens with rows should have at least 2 rows that are 4-8 feet long each.
  4. East garden must have the four (4) following vegetables planted in them: tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and beans

The deadline to complete the online registration is Feb. 5, 2021

Garden Contest Registration

Junior Leadership Conference

Calling all 8th-12th grade 4-H members, "Walk Your Way to Leadership" by participating in the 2021 Junior Leadership (JLC). This year, JLC will take place on Mar. 13, 2021 in Baton Rouge. Each parish is allotted four (4) spots, but more can be placed on a waiting list in case other parishes do not use their spots.

This leadership development opportunity is planned and executed by your peers who serve on the Louisiana State 4-H Executive Board. Don't miss out on the opportunity to enhance your leadership skills, meet new individuals' within the region, and represent East Feliciana Parish at this state event.

Regional Shooting Sports Match

The time has come to register to be a part of the Southern Regional 4-H Shooting Sports March in your respective discipline. 4-H members must have their hunter's education licenses as well as have completed eight (8) hours of practice in their respective discipline. This match is a qualifying match, therefore if you choose to compete in the state match or have the opportunity to represent Louisiana 4-H at the National Championships you must register for the Regional Match. The Southern Regional Match will take place Mar. 15-21, 2021 in both Ascension and West Baton Rouge Parishes.

The deadline to submit registration and payment is Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

Senior Honor Cords

Graduating seniors, apply to receive a 4-H Honor Cord that you can wear during your commencement! In order to receive an honor cord, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be an enrolled 4-H member and in good standing
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least 3 years of your high school career
  • Must have participated in at least one state-sponsored 4-H program in the past 3 years, or demonstrated exemplary parish-level program involvement

Must complete the online application by Friday, Jan. 29, 2021

Honor Cord Application

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