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4-H Youth and the Lucky Clover Golf Tournament

The youth are our future.  Everyone has heard or made that statement before.  Well, now is the time to invest in our future!  The youth of Bosque County 4-H continue moving forward to the next steps in their lives. Those steps may be high school, college, technical school or the work force.  The 4-H continues preparing youth not only to be productive members of society but confident leaders throughout their lives. The 4-H is dependent upon YOU to make this possible, through donations, sponsorship and volunteering your time… Read More →

4-H Halloween Hustle 5K

It is always a good idea to plan ahead.  So we’d like to let you know about a new event we have coming up to give you an opportunity to sign up early! Saturday, October 27 Bosque County 4-H will host the 1st Annual Halloween Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk. This event is open to all ages and fitness levels.  All proceeds will go to support your local 4-H program.  Early registration is open until September 6 for only $20, then will increase to $25 until October 5, from… Read More →

4-H Youth and the Lucky Clover Golf Tournament

The youth are our future.  Everyone has heard or made that statement before.  Well, now is the time to invest in our future!  The youth of Bosque County 4-H continue moving forward to the next steps in their lives. Those steps may be high school, college, technical school or the work force.  The 4-H continues preparing youth not only to be productive members of society, but confident leaders throughout their lives.  The 4-H is dependent upon YOU to make this possible, through donations, sponsorship and volunteering your time… Read More →

Bosque 4-Hers Make a Showing at Ft. Worth

The Fort Worth Stock Show kicked off this past week and Bosque County 4-Hers were there.  Bosque County was represented during the heifer show by three youth as well as one junior team in the Plant ID Contest. Maggie Chaffin was the first to show last Saturday.  Maggie did very well as she competed in a very large Polled Hereford heifer class.  Maggie walked out of the ring smiling with a 6th place finish. This was Benjamin and Matthew Murphy’s first appearance showing heifers at Fort Worth.   They… Read More →

Central Texas Youth Fair

The time has come to begin getting your entries in for the 2016 CTYF which will be held March 1-5.  Entry forms can be found at the Extension office or on the Central Texas Youth Fair page of our website, https://bosque.agrilife.org/4-h/central-texas-youth-fair/.    Entries must be postmarked or handed in by February 1.  Late entries will be accepted through February 15 but entry fees will double February 2 – 15.  Rabbits, Home Economics, Ag Mechanics and the Cake Show are all options still available for getting an entry into this… Read More →

District Food Challenge Contest

On Wednesday, December 3 the 4-H District Food Challenge Contest was held at the Bell County Expo Center.  Bosque County sent three teams to compete, one Senior Division and two Junior/Intermediate Division. The Senior Team, “Savory Sisters”, needed to take 1st place to have the opportunity to advance to the State Competition.  Darcy Wyatt, Emily Murphy, Mackenzie Errington, Lia Worley and Emma Guillory did an outstanding job, and the judges agreed, as they were awarded 1st place and will be headed to College Station in June for State… Read More →

One Day 4-H Community Service Project

Every year the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program participates in a statewide community service project called One Day 4-H.  On this one day throughout the state 4-Hers everywhere get together and perform all types of community service projects in their community.  For the first time, this year each of the 254 counties in the state had the opportunity to participate in the same project together.  This year One Day 4-H honored the Texas A&M Forest Service for 100 years of serving Texas.  The Texas A&M Forest Service donated… Read More →

2015 Bosque County 4-H Banquet

The Bosque 4-H Banquet will be held Luau Style on June 12th at Clifton Park, next to the pool.  The Awards Banquet and Dinner will begin at 6:00pm, to be followed by Officer Inductions and a Party at The Clifton Pool.  Dress will be 4-H appropriate, but with the Luau Theme in mind (no swimsuits at the Banquet). Participation in events and projects by Bosque 4-Hers from the 2014 – 2015 year will be recognized.  The Star Award winners will be announced. Star Awards are a series of… Read More →

Ft Worth Stock Show

The Ft Worth Stock Show is in full swing and Bosque County 4-H is leaving its mark. On Saturday, January 24, Maggie Chaffin took 7th place with her heifer in the Herford class. Maggie did a great job in preparing her animal for show and with her showmanship in the ring. The Plant ID contest was also held on January 24th. In the junior class, Court Kretzmeier, Stephen Murphy, Merritt Kretzmeier, and Timothy Murphy took home 4th place overall. Two of these team members Court Kretzmeier and Timothy… Read More →

Central Texas Youth Fair: Deadline Reminder

The Central Texas Youth Fair will be held March 3 -7 this year. The entries for ag mechanics, home economics, rabbits, broilers and the cake sale for the CTYF must be postmarked by February 2, 2015, along with Scholarship applications. Remember, anyone can enter projects in the Home Economics Contest. The age categories are: Children ages 4-7; Juniors ages 8-12; Seniors ages 13-18; and Open ages 19 and up. You can find the rules for the CTYF and entry forms and a full list of categories in the… Read More →