Dallas County 4-H Event and Meeting Calendar

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

2012 Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador Program Applications

Plans are being finalized for the 2012 Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador Short Courses. We are excited about what the current class of Ambassadors is accomplishing. For those of you familiar with the program thank you for sending students in the past and we look forward to more applications from your county. If you are not familiar with the program please take a look at the information below as we would like to have outstanding youth from your county apply as well. Applications for both host universities are attached.

2012 Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador Short Courses:

Texas A&M University July 16-19, 2012

Texas Tech University July 23-25, 2012

Selection Criteria:

  • senior aged (14-18) 4-H youth that have exhibited a superior level of ambition regarding    their livestock projects
  • students with a profound interest in animal science and animal production
  • students have shown advanced leadership qualities and a willingness to help others
  • County Extension Agent approval
  • top 25% class rank 

A selection committee will review the applications and accept 25 participants per university.

Attachments: 2012 TAMU Application.pdf
                    2012 TTU Application.pdf




Multi-County 4-H Camp

Just a few months before we start camping again. Look at this 4-H opportunity!

Attachments: 2012 letter-schedule-registration form.pdf
Extension medical Wavier_Release.pdf
Lakeview MedicalReleaseForm.pdf

2012 Salute to Excellence Nominations Now Open

The 2012 Salute to Excellence Nomination website is now open for ANYONE to nominate an outstanding volunteer leader, club manager, project leader, Extension Agent/Specialist, or business that has supported the mission and direction of the 4-H in your county, district, and/or the state of Texas. All nominations are submitted on-line and complete and detailed descriptions of all awards can be found under the recognition page of the volunteer section website (http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/volunteer_recognition).

Nominations will be open until March 15, 2012. Please share this information with your club managers, parents, and volunteers in your county.

Toby L. Lepley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Extension 4-H
and Youth Development Specialist
Texas 4-H & Youth Development Program
Texas AgriLife Extension Service
4180 State Hwy 6 South
College Station, TX 77845
Voice: 979-845-1212
Fax: 979-845-6495
Email: t-lepley@tamu.edu
Web: texas4-h.tamu.edu

VLS Range & Pasture Plant Indentification Contest Rules/Entry form

See attached forms for 2012 VLS contest.

Attachments: 2012 Range & Pasture Rules, Entry Form with cell call number .pdf

Texas Rangers - SAVE THE DATE

The 2012 game is set for September 15th. Order information will be made available around May/June.

Attachments: Rangers game.jpg

Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarship Opportunity

CHS Foundation’s “Scholarships for Future Ag Leaders”:


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