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Monthly newsletters that contain information of upcoming events and activities in LaSalle 4-H
LaSalle 4-H enrollment forms forms.
The forest products industry contributes to each parish economy in several ways, including jobs, wages and purchases in the local economies.
Join us and over 1,000 Louisiana 4-H'ers from across the state on May 30, 2018 as we rally together on the steps of the State Capitol!
This Science, Engineering & Technology Camp is for 7th & 8th grade 4-H Members.
LaSalle 4-H News-September 2017
4-H Camp for 4-6 grade members in LaSalle Parish 4-H
This report provides information about funding sources, program highlights for the area and local issues that are being faced by the parish.
This report provides information about funding resources, program highlights for the area and local issues that are being faced by the parish.
The foods you eat now can help you have a healthy heart all your life. Eating too much fat when you’re young can lead to heart problems as you grow older. Help your heart by making healthy food choices. (PDF Format Only)
Sweet potatoes are good sources of antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, minerals and complex carbohydrates. Information on selecting the best sweet potato, storage, cooking and nutrition facts. (PDF Format Only)
Blueberries are among the wild shrubs that produce edible berries – with others being cranberries, bilberries and cowberries. These berries are known for having important health benefits. Learn the uses and health benefits of blueberries in this publication. (PDF Format Only)
Fruits are high in natural acids and can be safely canned in a boiling water bath. Use these recommendations to safely can your fruits. (online only)
This fun camp is for 7th and 8th grade 4-H members.
This information provides rules for the following LaSalle Parish 4-H contests: Egg, Poultry, & Seafood Contests; Healthy Boxed Lunch Cookery Contest and the Ambassador Contests.
4-H Club members in seventh grade and also members in the eighth grade who have never been are invited to attend the Central Region 4-H Challenge Camp to be held at Camp Grant Walker March 6-8, 2015.
4-H members learned more about healthy living while participating in the 4-H Food and Fitness Workshop in November.
This information provides rules for the LaSalle 4-H Beef, Pecan, Rice, and Sweet Potato Cookery Contests that will be held in December.
These newsletters provide information to LaSalle Parish 4-H members about activities, events, and deadlines for the 2014-2015 club year.
Louisiana Outdoor Science and Technology Camp is for 7th grade 4-H members and 8th graders that have never attended.
LaSalle 4-H'ers are invited to attend 4-H Challenge Camp. Open to 7th grade 4-Hers and 8th graders who have never been before.
Registration is now open for LaSalle 4-H Camp being held July 28-August 1, 2014
Rules for the commodity cookery contests
This report provides information on funding sources, program highlights for the area, and local issues that are being faced by the parish through the Extension Service.
LaSalle 4-H'ers enjoyed a day of learning how to cook a variety of dishes.
Thirty-Four LaSalle 4-H'ers attended the 2013 Regional Shoot.
2013 JLC Camp information
This information provides basic information about upcoming workshops, clinics, & contests.
4-H Challenge camp consists of a weekend full of activities to increase self-confidence and self reliance in 7th and 8th graders.
Information about upcoming cookery contests being held February 12 open to all LaSalle 4-H Members.
This newsletter provides information to LaSalle Parish 4-H members about activities, events, and deadlines for the 2013-2014 club year.
This calendar provides dates for 4-H local and state events for the 2013-2014 club year.
4-H Camp for LaSalle Parish 4-H'ers will be held July 9-13, 2012. This camp is open to 4th-6th graders in LaSalle Parish and is held at the LSU AgCenter's Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center in Pollock, La.
4-H'ers attended a "Sew Easy" Workshop held during the school winter break.
This report provides information on funding sources, program highlights for the area, and local issues that are being addressed by the LaSalle Parish Extension Service.
4-H Challenge Camp encourages youth to create team spirit, build self-reliance skills and enhance self-esteem while developing new friendships with peers and adults. Information about the 2012 camp and the registration form are here.
The Healthy Holiday Workshop is open to all interested youth on Tuesday, November 22, 2011.
This newsletter provides information to LaSalle Parish 4-H members about activities, events and deadlines for the 2011-12 4-H club year.
Research shows that fruit and vegetables are important to promoting good health. Here is information about why these foods are so nutritious and how to incorporate them into your diet.
Monthly newsletters that provide information about nutrition topics and offer tips for a healthy lifestyle.
LaSalle Parish LSU AgCenter Bi-Annual Reports. Information is provided about 4-H youth development programs, agriculture and natural resources programs, and family and consumer sciences classes and programs.
If you're one of the many people who is buying and freezing foods in quantity to help combat rising food costs, don't let freezer burn defeat your efforts.
Soaring summer temperatures can be a great threat to active kids, resulting in dehydration and heat-related illness.
In time for summer grilling season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated its recommendation for safely cooking solid cuts of pork.
When you’re getting together with family and friends to enjoy summer picnics and cookouts this year, keep food safety in mind to prevent foodborne illnesses.
The LaSalle Parish Extension Office has received calls recently related to stickers in the lawn. The following recommendations have been approved for control of stickers.
Information on a 2011 springtime party for LaSalle Parish 4-H to recruit new members for the Junior Leadershp Club.
Information about 2011 Citizenship Camp for 7th to 10th grade 4-H members.
LaSalle Parish 4-H newsletter for March 2011.
Information about an upcoming opportunity for LaSalle Parish 4-H members to earn participation points by decorating an Easter Egg that will be donated to residents at a local nursing home.
LaSalle parish 4-H members created Valentine's Day crafts. Crafts were entered into a contest and donated to a local community nursing home. Photos of the entries can be seen here.
LaSalle Parish 4-H newsletter for February 2011 includes information about upcoming events and contests.
The upcoming holiday season will provide an overabundance of every kind of food imaginable as well as more opportunities where food will be served. To avoid putting on any extra pounds, here are some simple tips you can follow to help you make it through the holidays.
When families gather for the holidays, gifts are exchanged and relationships are renewed. Gifts don’t have to come in packages. They can be delivered through words and actions.
Home-canned vegetables are safe, nutritious and good to eat – if canned properly. (PDF Format Only)
Practical tips for parents to become involved in their children's schoolwork, including helping with homework. Studies show that with support from parents, the children do better in school.
Tips for how parents can play a key role in helping students develop good habits now.
Gardening is a good way for parents and teachers to spend quality time with children.
Information about the importance of hand-washing and how to do it effectively.
With the increased number of home gardens, more people are interested in freezing or canning surplus fruits and vegetables. Although freezing is one of the simplest and best ways to “put up” most fruits and vegetables, canning can be an economical way to preserve food at home. Use these to steps for safe home canning. (PDF Format Only)
The holidays should be a relaxing time to visit with family and friends, but too often the stress of entertaining can make the season less enjoyable. This article provides tips on how to make holidays more enjoyable.
Food is a necessity for life, and as a result, a three-day emergency food supply is something you hear a lot about when hurricane season approaches. Many people are not sure what makes up a three-day emergency food supply. It actually involves more than just the food.
As the first day of school approaches, many parents find themselves anxious about how their children will adjust.
Breakfast is usually considered the most important meal of the day, but one-fourth of children ages 6 to 11 miss that meal.
Family members should eat together throughout the year. You always hear that family time is very important during the holidays, and eating together as a family allows you to spend more time with loved ones.
News article about family rituals from LaSalle Parish Extension Agent Kimberly Evans.
Although it takes years for children to develop a sound sense of money and how to use it, summer provides a perfect time for parents to lay a foundation for children to form positive money management skills.
News article about gardening with children from LaSalle Parish Extension Agent Kimberly Evans.
A global black market exists for stolen names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, computer logons and passwords. The average theft is $4,000 in fraudulent charges, with 16 percent of victims – mostly debit card victims – having to pay some or all of the costs.
Information and related links for LaSalle Parish.