The Clover Times: March 2020

Congratulations, Good Luck, and Shout Outs!

LSU Agcenter State Livestock Show in Delhi, February 8-15

Congratulations to the following 4-H’ers: Will Kovac (OGE), Avery Hankins (OGE), Ben LaRavia (KHS), Sarah LaRavia (KHS), Morgan Lingefelt (DE), Joseph Lingo (OGHS),Kalli Pardon (FHS), Kelci Pardon (FHS), Madison Sistrunk (OGE), Eric Windham (FHS), Haley Womack (FHS), Sierra Womack (FHS).

Area Cookery Contest, February 27

Congratulations to the following 4-H’ers: Madison Sistrunk 3rd place Rice Any Other & Blue Ribbon Chicken ( OGE), Kensington Waters 1st place Egg & Blue Ribbon Sweet Potato (OGE), Cara Andrew 1st place Quick-N-Easy Ground Beef (DE) Gracie-Claire Brister: Blue Ribbon Pecan (OGHS), and Mallory Whitney 3rd place Heart Healthy Ground Beef (KHS)!

Dairy Poster Contest

Congratulations to the following 4-H’ers: Mercie Russell 1st place Division I (DE) and Kevin Albritton 1st place Division III (FHS)

Black and White Photography Contest

Congratulations to the following 4-H’ers: Wyatt Howell 1st place Cloverbuds (DE), Marlee Lingefelt 2nd place Cloverbuds (DE), Megan Lingefelt 3rd place Cloverbuds (DE), Kendall Orr 1st place (OGE), Jonas Williams 2nd place (OGE), Hallie Grace Malone 3rd place (FHS), Cara Andrew Green Ribbon (DE), Ashton Howell Green Ribbon (DE)

Northern Region Shooting Sports Competition in Shreveport, March 3-8

Good Luck to the following 4-H’ers: Kevin Albritton (FHS), Christian Ard, Michael Ashy (OGHS), Haley Bon-nett, Markie Chambers (DE), Patirck Chambers (OGHS), Ryan Copelton (KHS), Aaron Drurey (KHS), Ethan Holley (FHS), Evan Holley (FHS), Ashton Howell (DE), Ben LaRavia (KHS), Morgan Lingefelt (DE), Daniel Lingo (FHS), Thomas Lingo (FHS), Jacob Madden (OGHS), Dalton Malone (FHS), Anna McAlpin (KHS), Elijah McAlpin (KHS), Natalie McAlpin (KHS), Fallyn Moore (OGE), Harley Moore (FHS), Cole Smith (FHS), Tyler Strickland (OGHS), Zack Womack (OGHS)


Strawberry Sale

Strawberries are being sold for $23 per flat which contains 12 pints of strawberries! A portion of your sales can be used to help pay for summer programs: 4-H University, 4-H Summer Camp, and 4-H LOST Camp. Packets are due by March 20 and strawberries will be delivered March 26!

Record Books

Record Books are due May 1

Please let Mrs. Alayna know if you need a record book for the project you worked on this year.

March Club Theme

Work Ethic

Goal: Develop skills in the areas of decision making, self-esteem, ethics, and conflict resolution

Objective: To understand the importance of ethics as applied to work and recognize characteristics employers are seeking in employees

Life Skills: Decision Making, Self-Esteem, and Teamwork

Project Club Meetings

Greauxing Gardens

Thursday, March 5 @ 3:30

Livestock Club

Tuesday, March 10 @ 5:00

Food, Fun, & Fitness Club

Thursday, March 12 @ 1:00

Junior Leaders

Tuesday, March 17 @ 4:30

Opportunities Ahead

Shooting Sports State Match: April 14-19 in Port Allen
Registration forms are due by March 23

4-H University: June 23-26 @ Louisiana State University
Current 8th-12th graders join the experience by participating in a contest or attending Clover College. Deadline to register for a contest is April 6 with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Deadline to register for Clover College is May 4 with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Total cost will be $200—can be spread over 3 payments Total must be paid by June 1

Summer Camp: July 20-24 @ Camp Grant Walker
Enjoy a week in nature, make friends from all over the state, and try something new! Youth must currently be in 4th-6th grade, but no older than 12 years old. More information coming soon! Deadline to register is March 16 with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Total cost to attend will be $200—can be spread over four $50 payments. Total must be paid by June 1

Marsh Maneuvers: July 20-24 OR July 27-31 @ Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Grand Chenier
Take a tour of the marsh in an airboat, help restore wetlands by planting marsh grass, go crabbing, and tour the Tabasco Factory and Jungle Gardens at Avery Island! Open to 4-H’ers in 9th-12th grades. Deadline to register is March 16 and total cost to attend is $100

LOST Camp: July 26-29 @ Camp Grant Walker
Join in the fun at Louisiana Outdoor Science and Technology (LOST) Camp! Youth must
currently be in 7th or 8th grade, no older than 14 years old. More information coming soon!


Recycled Art Contest: March 23

The recycled art contest was such a hit last year! Your entry must be made from used items that would otherwise be thrown away or recycled. There is no limitation on size or format; however, we do ask that it be safe, have no rough edges, and be sturdy. Entries can be brought to March Club Meetings or to the 4-H Office by March 23.

Demonstration Day April 25 TBD

Show us your dynamic demonstration at Demonstration Day! Youth can compete as an individual or on a team of two for demonstrations. Demonstration categories are: agriculture, science engineering & technology (SET), food & nutrition, and home economics.

Pet Show: April 25 TBD

Members may enter one animal in each category, one dog, one cat, one any other. The divisions and categories are: Dog: most interesting coat, most expressive eyes, best trick, pet/owner look alike Cat: most interesting fur, most expressive eyes, best trick, pet/owner look alike Other: most interesting skin (fur, scales, feathers, etc.), most expressive eyes, most unusual, pet/owner look alike. All animals should be brought on leashes or in a carrier so no altercations arise.

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