2019 February 4-H Clovertalk Newsletter

Rochelle Wilking, Hayden, Jessie  |  2/1/2019 4:52:44 PM

4-H Night with the Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans LogojpgLouisiana 4-H will once again host its “4-H Night with the Pelicans” on Friday, February 8, 2019. Come out and support Louisiana 4-H as the Pelicans take on the Minnesota Timberwolvesin at the Smoothie King Arena. Ticket prices vary and promotional packages are available.

Ag Magic

The LSU AgCenter is proud to present the 2019 Ag Magic Event to be held at the John M. Parker Coliseum on the LSU Baton Rouge Campus. The event will run from April 8-12 for school tours and open April 13 and 14 for the general public from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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This fun, interactive event allows participants to walk through the various and different agriculture industries that are found in Louisiana. From agronomy to zoology, attendees will witness and experience it all. Hands-on stations allows youngsters to see first hand what agriculture really is. Most exhibits are geared towards youngster up to 5th grade level; however, this event is great for the whole family! Mark your calendars, you won’t want to miss it!

EBRP Cookery Contest

The EBR 4-H Cookery Contest will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Eden Park Branch Library.

The parish cookery contest is a great opportunity for young cooks to explore their culinary skills. Dishes can be an original creation or a family favorite, internet find or Pinterest project, it’s up to you! Dishes must be prepared at home and brought to the contest for judging.

We have divisions in Seafood, Poultry, Egg, Beef, Sugar, and a Bento Contest.

These winners will be able move on and compete at the Regional Cookery.

Be on the look out for more information!

Please contact the 4-H agent Jessie Hayden

In Conjunction with the cookery contest we will have 3 additional contest.

Please bring your poster contest to the Poster Contest Event on Saturday, March 16,2019 at 9:00AM at Nelson Memorial.
Where: Nelson Memorial
Address: Ag Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Time: 9:00 AM
What: Contest Below

1. Louisiana State Commodity Ambassador Contest
2. Beef Poster Contest
3. Draw a Dairy Billboard

While the youth are waiting for their project to be judged we will have activities for them to do.

Cloverbuds (age 5 to 8 years old) will be allowed to make posters in the categories, however they are not allowed to compete. We will have a Cloverbud prize for them if they choose to participate.

Livestock Club

Feb Picture1pngThe East Baton Rouge Parish Livestock Show was held on January 12 and 13, 2019. Thank you to all of our sponsors and volunteers for helping with the show! Congratulations to all of our winners and participants. Good luck at the South Central District Show!

Dates to Remember:

South Central District Show 1/31/19-1/2/19

State Livestock Show 2/10/2019-2/16/2019

News from Horse Club

The next Horse Club meeting will be held on February 12, 2019 at Central Branch Library. Next meeting dates are and 3/12/2019. Let’s Congratulate our EBRP Horse Club in putting on the Capital Area Horse Show benefiting their horse club, on January 26-27, 2019.

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Save the Camp Date!

The dates are released! 4-H camp will be at Camp Grant Walker from July 22, 2019 –July 26, 2019. Camp is for 4-H members grades 4th-6th. Be on the look out for more information, registration emails have already be sent.

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Registration Deadline: April 15, 2019

Balance Deadline: June 21, 2019

The Educational Track Descriptions this year will be:

1. Water Safety, That's What’s SUP!

2. Food & Fitness

3. Outdoor Adventures

4. Explore Louisiana: Wetlands, Wildlife, and YOU!

5. The Artist Within

6. Hunter Safety Certification

For more information contact Mr. Jessie

Scholarship Time for Seniors

Although going off to college is an exciting time in life, it can also be very expensive. 4-H is here to help with your financial needs through state scholarship opportunities. All high school seniors in East Baton Rouge Parish must complete their 4-H Scholarship forms by.

Please contact Mrs. Rochelle for scholarship form.

We encourage senior 4-H members with at least three years experience to take advantage of the scholarships available to them!

Shooting Sports Club

Shooting Sports Club members, please be mindful of the upcoming practices and contests. Remember, all participants must have 8 practice hours to compete in the upcoming meets. They also must have their hunter safety course completed and the certificate turned in to the 4-H agent.

Here are some dates to remember:

February 23 — EBRP Invitational Shoot

March 23—Ascension Invitational Shoot

March 5-10— Southern Regionals

EBR Shooting Sports Club work day. Please be prepared to help on February 22nd @3:30 pm check your email for updates to set up for the EBR Invitational Shoot. Check your email for updates and time announcements.

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