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Central Texas Youth Fair & Swine Validation

We have been busy the last few weeks helping our 4-H members to validate their animals and get ready for livestock shows.  The Central Texas Youth Fair is just around the corner! The CTYF is open to exhibitors attending Bosque County schools or Valley Mills ISD, and members of Bosque County 4-H. Though the fair is not until March 3-7, 2015, some entries and fees are due by December 10, 2014, while others are not due until February 2, 2015. More information about the CTYF is on our… Read More →

Showdown on the Bosque

Deadline: Registration for the CTYF Buyer Appreciation Dinner

Register by clicking HERE or call Karen at 435-2331. More info on this event click HERE

Clifton Rodeo Calf Scramble

The entry deadline is Monday, May 30, 2014.  Follow this link for more details: http://bosque.agrilife.org/2014/04/25/%EF%BB%BFclifton-rodeo-calf-scramble/    

CTYF Buyer Appreciation Dinner

Sale checks will be distributed to youth, if all thank you notes are completed. Free to 2014 buyers & current CTYF members. Purchase a CTYF family membership for $15 or pay $10 per plate. RSVP by May 5th

Central Texas Youth Fair is happening THIS week!

Come visit the fairgrounds in Clifton and support the youth of Bosque County, February 27 thru March 1.  The Home Economics building will be open Thursday and Friday for the public to view exhibits.  Market rabbits will show Thursday evening at 7:30 PM.   Ag Mechanics will show on Friday morning at 8:00 AM.  All market livestock (lambs, goats, swine, and steers) will show on Friday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Pig Patty Bingo will start at 8:00 PM in the pig barn on Friday night.  The Heifer… Read More →

The CTYF Builds “Coolness”

This past week I was traveling around the county to supervise the 4-H livestock projects that will be exhibited in the Central Texas Youth Fair slated for February 25 – March 1.  Our kids have been and will continue to work with their animals in preparation for the event.  I can remember, oh so long ago, when I was a 4-H member, the hours and hours of time I spent practice-showing my animals and grooming them in preparation for the show.  I suppose I was the eternal optimist… Read More →

Central Texas Youth Fair: Deadlines Listed Here

It’s time to get your entries in if you are planning to participate in the Central Texas Youth Fair! All entry forms are now posted online at http://bosque.agrilife.org/4-h/central-texas-youth-fair/. Or click on the 4H tab at the top of this page, then click on Central Texas Youth Fair If you are a 4-H member, the Livestock, Record Quiz Contest, and Ag Mechanics entry forms and entry fees are physically due in the Bosque County AgriLife Extension Office by 5:00pm on Monday, December 2, 2013. Late entries will be rejected… Read More →

Gearing up for the Home Economics Contest at the Central Texas Youth Fair

If you stopped by the Extension office in the last couple weeks, you might have noticed that we’re preoccupied with the Central Texas Youth Fair.  We are already getting excited about it!  There are a few new things to look forward to at the CTYF this year; first and foremost is a new date.  This year the fair will be held February 25-March 1. One event that I am most excited about is the Home Economics Contest.  This year we added a few new categories that will make… Read More →

Central Texas Youth Fair Thank You Notes

Congratulations to all of you who made the sale at this year’s Central Texas Youth Fair! With this honor come a few obligations. Please remember to provide thank you notes and plaque to your buyer(s). The cost of the buyer’s plaque was deducted from your sale check. 4-H members will receive their plaques at the awards banquet on August 17, 2013. As for thank you notes, it is appropriate to place an ad in the local newspapers. However, you will also need to contact the chairperson of the… Read More →