We are looking forward to our New Year Enrollment for 2012-2013. If you would like to discuss or participate in helping with a 4-H Club this coming Fall, please call and make an appointment with J D. We are trying to come up with ideals to make parents and 4-Her’s more active and create fun for our kids. J D Folbre, CEA-AG/4-H Coordinator. 830-780-3906
KARNES COUNTY 4-H BLOG
Be sure to check the blog for all upcoming information! All upcoming contest deadlines and schedules are on karnesco4h.blogspot.com Be sure & check for details.
KARNES COUNTY 4-H CLUB MEETINGS
The 4-H Club meetings for Karnes County are listed as follows: Falls City 4-H, 1st Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Falls City AG Shop. Karnes City 4-H Club, 3rd Sunday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Karnes County Show Barn, Kenedy 4-H Club, 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. at the Kenedy Fire Station. Lonesome Dove 4-H, 2nd Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Small World Day Care, Panna Maria 4-H, 1st Monday at 7 p.m. at Panna Maria Snoga Store. Runge 4-H Club, 2nd Sunday of the month at 3 p.m. at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Congratulations to our 4-Hers entries this year. They did really well: Junior - Megan Folbre, Horse, 1st Place Rosette; Aileen Krause, Beef, 3rd Place Rosette; Brooke Gisler, Clothing/Textiles, 2nd Place Rosette; Madylin Moczygemba, Goats, 3rd Place Rosette; Intermediate - Brent Gisler, Photography, 1st Place Rosette; Cole Huser, Beef , Blue Ribbon; Seth Dziuk, Science/Technology, 2nd Place Rosette; Kason Moczygemba, Goats, Blue Ribbon; Kyler Palmer, Horse, 3rd Place Rosette.
4-H ACHIEVEMENT NIGHT
Remember date, July 31st for Achievement Night with meal being served at 6:30 p.m. Still need some 4-Her’s photos for the year 2011-2012, please bring DVD or flash drives by office ASAP. Be sure and have name on them with phone number. Come join us and have some fun! Our special guest will be John Schulz. Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 25 by calling the County Extension Office 830-780-3906. If anyone can help decorate after lunch, please call the office.
COMMERCIAL STEER VALIDATION
Commercial Steer Validation for the 2013 Karnes County Youth Show will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11th from 8 – 9 a.m. at the Karnes County Livestock Exchange in Kenedy. Your steer will be tagged, weighted and assigned an initial value. You can enter two commercial steers per pen. The commercial steers must be present at validation on Aug. 11, 8 – 9 a.m. Call the County Extension Office 830-780-3906, if you have any question.
TAG ORDERS FOR MAJOR SHOW GOATS AND LAMBS
If you plan on exhibiting goats or lambs at a Major Show in 2013, you must have them validated. You must order your tags no later than Tuesday, Aug. 21 and pay for your tags when you place your order. Each validation tag you order will cost $10.00 and checks can be made to: Karnes 4-H Club Fund. You will not validate your lamb or goat under 4-H or FFA, but the Extension is in charge of validation, so you must order your tags through the Extension Office. Validation for Breeding Sheep will be required this year, please contact the Extension Office for information. Validation of all Major Show Lambs and Goats will be in October at the Karnes County Show Barn in Kenedy. Date & time will has not been set. If you have any questions, call J D Folbre at 830-780-3906.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INFORMATION
Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin.