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Cattle Fever – Ticks

Howard College Lamb & Goat Camps

Howard College has scheduled their annual Lamb and Goat Showmanship Camps in June at Big Spring. Remember that only the first 200 paid entries will be accepted. Participants must be at least 9 years old and in 3rd grade or older. Cost is $85 per person plus hotel expenses. Please contact our office for more information.  

SAVE THE DATES: POWER Camp/Senior Leader Lab & Elections

POWER Camp and Senior Leader Lab have been combined into one event scheduled June 30-July 2, at the retreat center at Floydada. District Officers and State delegates for 2017-18 will be determined at that time. Mark your calendars for this opportunity!

Shooting Sports

If you plan to participate in Shooting Sports and have not picked up your packet of raffle tickets, they are now available. All Shooting Sports 4-H Club members are required to sell their allotted tickets in order to pay for the cost of clay targets and use of the Hereford Gun Club. Weekly shooting practice will begin in April. The schedule will be announced soon.

Steer Tags and State Fair Lamb/Goat Tags

DEADLINE: APRIL 13 Rick is now taking orders for steer tags for the 2017-18 stock show season. Please call our office with the number of tags needed. Payment of $20 per tag will be required for orders. Also, for those exhibitors planning to show at State Fair in the fall, it’s time to order Lamb/Goat tags. Each tag costs $20. Tag orders must be made by April 13.

4-H Recordbook Trainings

Amalia Mata will lead local 4-H Recordbook Training on Monday, May 1, beginning at 5 p.m. in our 4-H office. District Training is scheduled in Amarillo on Thursday, May 4. The District will offer two sessions, including Back to the Basics from 6-6:30 p.m. and From Good to Great from 6:30-7 p.m.


Wildfire Relief

FOCUS on South Plains Agriculture

FOCUS on South Plains Agriculture

2017 Rainwater

2016 Hereford Grain Sorghum Final Table

2016 Hereford Grain Sorghum Final Table