Check out summer camp opportunities

Thursday, April 28, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

Summer vacation is right around the corner. How are you going to spend your fun in the sun? There are several camps available for 4-H and non-4-H youth to attend close to Wise County. After each camp description there is a website link that will have more information on that particular camp.

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Wise County 4-H youth get boost

Thursday, April 21, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

The Tractor Supply Co. (TSC) store in Decatur joined 4-H in support of local youth with the 4-H TSC Paper Clover Campaign, a national in-store fundraising effort that began last week to benefit state and local 4-H programming.

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Preparing for Wise County Youth Fair

Thursday, March 10, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

Most of you are busy with last-minute preparations for the Wise County Youth Fair. Wise County 4-H does possess scales to weigh cattle, sheep, goats and hogs, and if your family needs access to them, contact the Extension office at (940) 627-3341.

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4-H plans work day

Thursday, March 3, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

Join 4-H as we do community service at the Posse Grounds in preparation for the 2011 Wise County Youth Fair.

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Local 4-Hers shine at show

Thursday, February 3, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

We are in the last-week stretch of the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. The market steers and barrows are in the barns, and the educational exhibits for adults and youth are still in full swing.

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Local Fort Worth Stock Show results

Thursday, January 27, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

It's that time of year again: Stock Show season! Last weekend in Fort Worth, Wise County youth participated in the dairy goat show, longhorn show and the goat judging contest.

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Now’s the time to enter Youth Fair

Thursday, January 13, 2011
By Chrissy Daniel

All 2011 entries for the Wise County Youth Fair will be done online. If help is needed, contact your ag teacher, FCCLA teacher, 4-H leaders, the Extension office or youth fair secretary.

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Upcoming 4-H deadlines and events

Thursday, December 30, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

Attention Wise County 4-H members: the deadline is fast approaching to sign up for 4-H to be eligible to participate in the Wise County Youth Fair. You must sign up by Dec. 31 at midnight to be eligible to show in 2011 WCYF.

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District Nutrition Quiz Bowl results

Thursday, December 16, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

In this contest, 4-H youth in the Food and Nutrition project are quizzed over nutritional content, kitchen safety, food nutrition labels and MyPyramid.

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Top cooks named in District 4-H Food Show

Thursday, December 9, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

Representing 24 counties, 195 boys and girls exhibited their nutritional knowledge and cooking skills at the Rolling Plains District 4-H Food Show Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Wilbarger Auditorium. Four seniors will advance to the state competition in June 2011.

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Locals shine at State Fair of Texas

Thursday, November 4, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

October has been a busy month for the Wise County 4-H.

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Quality Counts and the Six Pillars of Character

Thursday, October 14, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

Quality Counts is a curriculum that teaches youth livestock exhibitors character education and quality assurance.

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Exciting opportunities await

Thursday, October 7, 2010
By Chrissy Daniel

Have you heard the great news? There is a new County Extension Agent with 4-H and Youth Development in Wise County.

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Local EE clubs attend state convention

Thursday, September 30, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Wise County Extension Education Clubs were represented at the annual Texas Extension Education Association State Convention in Wichita Falls Sept. 21-23 by Marilyn Collins, Bobbie Ashley, Linda Hood, Dixie Range and Gerry Galloway of the Greenwood Extension Education Club.

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4-H Explosion is Oct. 9

Thursday, September 23, 2010
By Tanya Davis

When you hear the word, "4-H," what image comes to mind? A green clover? Cows? Goats?

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4-H awards banquet is Aug. 21

Thursday, August 12, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Attention all Wise County 4-H'ers: The annual Wise County 4-H Awards Banquet is 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. Gold Star, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Farm Bureau and Danforth - I Dare You awards will be presented. Also, Club of the Year and Leader of the Year awards will be given.

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Dog Project competitors bring home awards

Thursday, July 22, 2010
By Tanya Davis

It was another challenging year for the Wise County 4-H members who competed in the 40th annual State 4-H Dog Show in Belton July 9-11. More than 20 counties were represented by their 4-H dog project competitors. Wise County had nine participants this year who brought home numerous awards. Adryanna Russell – 10th Costume, 9th […]

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Record book winners announced

Thursday, July 15, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Winners in the Texas AgriLife Extension Service Rolling Plains-3 District 4-H Record Judging were selected July 8, when screening groups met at the Wilbarger Memorial Auditorium in Vernon, according to Kelli Lehman, extension program specialist 4-H for the 24 Rolling Plains counties.

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4-Hers prepare to Green Out Ballpark

Thursday, July 8, 2010
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Wise County 4-Hers are encouraged to spread the word that discounted tickets are on sale now for the first-ever Texas 4-H “Green Out” event to kick off the 2010-2011 4-H year with the Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics on Aug. 28 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. There is a pre-game concert by MercyMe, presented by […]

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Rabbit Mentor Training scheduled for July 16

Thursday, July 1, 2010
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The Texas 4-H Livestock Mentor Program's Rabbit Volunteer Training will be July 16-17 at the Parker County Extension office in Weatherford.

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