The Clover Journal, October 2020

Think 4-H Might be for You?

Here's how to Join the Club:

  • Attend the 4-H Club meeting in your school.
  • Review the 4-H materials given to you.
  • Return the enrollment card to your club leader.
  • Select a 4-H project book.
  • Pay your $5 dues at your school.

Service-learning Focus

Disability Awareness is our state and parish service-learning focus for the 2020-2021 year. Opportunities will be offered for you to participate in our statewide focus. Let's get busy making a difference in our community and state.

Volunteer Leader Forum

4-H Volunteer Leader Forum Flyer

If you know of an adult who would make a great 4-H volunteer, please ask him or her to contact Mrs. Powell.

The 2020 4-H Volunteer Leader Forum will be held virtually October 5-8. The deadline to register is October 2 at 5 p.m. At this time, he or she will be added to a Microsoft TEAMS channel to view videos and attend Social Hour.

National 4-H Week

National 4-H Week is October 4-10, 2020!

Join the Junior Leader Club

Calling all youth in 9th-12th grades! The 4-H junior leader experience is designed to provide members with an opportunity to learn about the qualities and competencies needed to be a leader. Junior leaders provide assistance with 4-H events and assume more challenging leadership roles. Our Junior Leader program is a great place to experience new things and learn the leadership skills necessary in the world. Please join us for our first meeting on Wednesday, October 14 at 3 p.m. at the 4-H Office. This club is open to 9th-12th grades. Meetings will not exceed 50 people in attendance, social distancing will be practiced, proper handwashing or use of hand sanitizer will be utilized and face coverings are mandated in accordance with guidelines.

Breast Cancer Awareness Poster ContestBreast Cancer Butterfly Ribbon

  • Promote cancer awareness
  • Draw using colored pencils or crayons or use pictures from magazines or printed images (no copyright material can be used).
  • Write your name, address, school, grade, and teacher on the back of the poster.
  • Posters are due at the 4-H Office on Thursday, October 15.
  • Any size poster is acceptable.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

What to do:

  1. Select the pumpkin for your design.
  2. Paint, carve, or decorate the pumpkin at home.
  3. Fill out the entry tag (get one from your leader), cut it out, and attach it to your pumpkin with tape or string.
  4. Bring your pumpkin to the 4-H Office by 1 p.m. on Monday, October 26. NONE will be accepted after 1:00.

All entries will receive achievement certificates and ribbons. First, Second and Third place winners will receive cash awards.

State Fair Livestock Show

2020 State Fair Livestock Showjpg

The 2020 State Fair of Louisiana Livestock Show will take place October 27-November 7.

Ag Photography Contest

Grab your camera and get to shootin'! Deadline is November 6.

Rules and Regulations:

  • All pictures must relate to Agriculture.
  • Pictures must be taken by individual listed on entry label (get a label from your leader).
  • Entry label must include name, parish, grade, and category.
  • Photo entered must have been taken during 2020 and in Louisiana.
  • All entries must be 8"x10" (color or black & white), no other sizes will be accepted.
  • Each photo must include a one-line title.
  • You are limited to enter only one picture in each of the categories listed.
  • Entries cannot be duplicated.
  • Ink jet prints are acceptable.


  1. Farm Animals
  2. Horticulture (flowers & gardens), Plants or Crops
  3. Any Other Agriculture (like farm machinery, barns, silos, hen house, etc.)

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