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This edition of the Clover Chronicle includes upcoming 4-H events, contest, camps and more
During the month of November show how grateful and thankful you are by participating in our Gratitude Challenge and Thankful Journal
This edition of the Clover Chronicle includes upcoming 4-H events, contest, camps, and more
Calling all 4-H'ers, we are looking for a fresh t-shirt design for our parish 4-H Program! Got a great idea? Check out this article for official rules
Spread the holiday cheer by participating in the Holiday Wreath Decorating Contest
Calling all inspired chefs, participate in the Fall Cookery Contest! This cookery will include the following commodities: Beef, Louisiana Commodities, and Pecan
The annual Paper Clover fundraiser sponsored by Tractor Supply Co. will take place Oct. 5 - 15, 2022. Visit a local Tractor Supply to purchase
Support the St. John the Baptist 4-H Program by purchasing Louisiana-grown pecans. Check out this article for more information
4-H'ers and Cloverbud members, grab your pets and participate in the 4-H Pet Show held on November 12, 2022. Check out this article for more information.
This edition of the Clover Chronicle includes upcoming 4-H events, contests, camps, and more
4-H'ers honor our local veterans by writing thank you card. Check out the article for more information
4-H’ers gather your paintbrushes or carving knives and participate in the St. John 4-H Pumpkin Decorating/Carving Contest.
Check out what events and contests are planned for the 2022-2023 year for St. John 4-H
CWF is a citizenship program that uses Washington D.C. as its classroom and allows to learn and practice skills to be better leaders and citizens.
Figs are easy to care for, mostly problem-free, and of course the fruit is delicious. Fruit is usually harvested from July into August.
We recognized Mr. Camille Perret of Edgard as our first place winner in the adult category. Emma, Luke, and Sophie Perret (yes, related) won our youth division.
Vegetable gardens are booming and I hope to see several in our garden contests. We’re fast approaching the peak of our summer harvest season for many veggies.
If weeds are taking over an area, it may be best to kill everything with glyphosate (Roundup, Kills All, other brands).
An annual bluegrass called Poa annua consists of small tufts of grass that do not spread by runners but by seed.
The Louisiana Farm to School Program will be presenting the MarketReady Core Producer Training.
Pre-emerge herbicides last fall were neglected (best applied September through November) and I’ve had quite a crop. Many of these weeds are annuals.
Our local programs include school gardens, booths at fairs and farmers markets, beautification projects, and maintaining a demonstration garden.
We often need to plan ahead; sometimes way ahead.
Small-seeded plants like tomato and bell pepper are best sown into potting soil and nurtured along until they are ready to transplant.
It’s said that the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago; but the second-best time is now. Fall and winter are good seasons for planting trees.
Mosquitoes are known to spread malaria, Zika, and other illnesses to humans. They also spread fowl pox to chickens and equine
The traffic light eating plan makes it easier to choose healthy foods.
Pumpkins take three months to produce, give or take a few weeks. So early-to-mid July is time to start. Like watermelons, pumpkins are space hogs.
Time to have BBQ’s, swim parties, beach parties, graduation parties, and all sorts of parties. We need to be aware of foodborne illnesses.
Getting motivated and changing your life in 7 days can be a dream come true if you are willing to follow these simple and easy steps.
Andre' Brock of the LSU AgCenter will give tips on how to create a beautiful lawn.
How would you like to not have to worry about what to cook for dinner tonight or how many calories you are taking in or have used up?
Nutrition classes offered at Leroy D. Wallace Memorial Library, Reserve, Louisiana.
There are hundreds or more plants available to us that will attract hummingbirds.
There are hundreds or more plants available to us that will attract hummingbirds. Plants with red, preferably tubular, flowers will attract hummingbirds.
Nutrition classes offered in June and July.
Simple Healing Foods
My Plate says that you need at least 3 ounces of whole grains every day. We eat whole grains to feel fuller faster and to be healthier.
10 ways to eliminate some of the sweet treats that we give to our children. These sweet treats come in many forms such as soda, sports drinks and energy drinks.
May is the month that we are made aware of Mental Health illnesses. Millions of Americans face the reality of living with mental health issues.
The students really enjoyed pedaling the smoothie bike and making smoothie from something that they grew in their garden. This was a great exciting experience.
Master Gardener volunteers Judy Hurry and Suzette Goodrow, along with Horticulture / County Agent André Brock have been meeting with kids weekly.
Emily C. Watkins Elementary School students pick items from their garden to make smoothies with the class.
Wow! Summer break is here.Finding a balance of watching TV and getting physical activity is important for children to be healthy.
Finding a balance of watching TV and getting physical activity is important for children to be healthy.Children are not getting the recommended levels.
Eating your daily fruits and vegetables can help you fight various diseases and give you a healthier and more productive lifestyle.
I’ve never been to an airshow but I’ve been lucky to see some incredible aeronautic stunts in my backyard lately.
West St. John High Community garden students getting ready to begin planting plants.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 is National Walking Day this year.Why not take advantage of that day by walking with a friend, co-worker, children or family member.
West St. John High School Students preparing their school and community garden beds for planting.
Mr. Lorenzo Edwards and Mrs. Rochelle Darville applied for the 2020-2021 LHCC (Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition) Mini-Grant in November 2020.
March 15th is a traditional planting date in the River Parishes. An early start may amount to bragging rights for the first tomato among friends.