2020 December Clovertalk Newsletter

EBRP 4-H Jr. Leaders Service Project

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Please join us for our next Jr. Leaders meeting on December 12th at 10:30 am.

This year our club has decided to collect new and gently used books to donate to Line 4 Line, a non- profit serving the Baton Rouge area. Line 4 Line is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works through barbershops to support literacy, close the achievement gap, and provide positive learning opportunities for urban youth through mentor led out-of-school reading and creative programs. The East Baton Rouge Parish 4-H Jr. Leaders Club has chosen to help collect books and funds for Line 4 Line as their service project.

If you would like to donate gently used or new books to the cause please contact a 4-H Jr. Leader or drop off your donation at the 4-H Office by December 9th. Some schools have joined the cause and if your school would like to join please let us know! For additional information access the link below.

Agent Support Letter


We will deliver the books to Line 4 Line December 12th!

LINE 4 LINE address is: 449 N Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Your 4-H Agent will be in touch with Jr. Leaders for final details.

Jr. Leader club has a remind app class. Please join the class group to stay informed on updates and deadlines. Class code is @leadebr4h

Healthy Living Workshop Tech Style

**Register for our Healthy Living Workshop Tech style by December 17th**

Who: Any 4-H youth 4th-12th grades

When: December 21, 2020

Time: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: 8300 Comite Acres Drive, Baker Louisiana (4-H property)

Other parishes are invited to attend. Parents this is a great time for you to get your last-minute holiday shopping done. Please pack a lunch and mask for your child for this event. We also ask that you bring a 4-H Health form for your child for the day. 4-H Health Form

Tentative agenda:

  • 8:30-9:30 am - Check in icebreaker (name game)
  • 9:30-10:30 am - Quick Capture WRBH (handout I-pads, explain activity, and quick trek)
  • 10:30-11:30 am - My Plate and Where’s the Food
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm - Lunch
  • 12:30-1:00 pm - Yoga on the Beach
  • 1:00-2:00 pm - Trail Mix-making
  • 2:00-3:00 pm - Closing/second icebreaker (hot seat: Christmas edition)

Additional activities throughout the day! Click to register Healthy Living Workshop

Honor Cord

Seniors please apply for your Honor Cord to wear at graduation! The 4-H Honor Cord Award recognizes 4-H members who are graduating seniors.

For 4-H youth to receive the 4-H Honor Cord, they must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a currently enrolled 4-H member and in good standing
  • Must be a graduating senior
  • Must have been enrolled in 4-H for at least 3 years of their high school career
  • Must have participated in at least one state sponsored 4-H program in the past 3 years, or demonstrated exemplary parish-level program involvement

Must complete the application form by January 28th

Horse Club

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The next Horse Club meeting will be our Christmas party on December 20th. 4-Her’s please order your Horse Club Shirts. More information to come on this event. Contact your Horse Club leader or contact your 4-H agent with any questions. Remember to join the Horse Club Group Me App to stay up to date on club activities

Join the Club

4-H Clip ArtjpgIf you have already joined 4-H for the 2020-2021 year, thank you! If not, to join this year we now have an online enrollment and payment site. To enroll visit our page and create a family profile, complete your 4-H enrollment form, and pay your enrollment dues.

4-H enrollment dues are free for K-3rd grade and $5.25 for 4th-12th grades. Your youth must first be a 4-H member to join any of the project clubs and/or events. Also please note that by signing up this does not automatically enroll you in your school 4-H club. You must join your school club through your school.

Livestock and Backyard Buddies

Farm AnimalspngLivestock Meeting December 6th at 1:00 PM at Shady Park in Central

Backyard Buddies Meeting December 6th at 2:15 PM at Shady Park in Central

Entry Form Deadline is December 6th for District and Parish Show

Entry forms and registration papers will be collected at these meetings. Please come with your form completed. Fees will be due at this time payable by check, or online only. To access registration and entry forms click below:

Registration Form

2021 LSU AgCenter Livestock Show Entry Form

Come ready to learn! At this club meeting, we will have beef, goat. rabbit and poultry showmanship and grooming clinics. Backyard Buddies will have a special guest speaker as well.

Make sure you have joined 4-H first; then if you haven't already done so please fill out the Livestock and Backyard Buddies registration form. Visit our online payment site to order club shirts for 2020-2021 year. Shirts must be ordered by December 7th. No exceptions, no additional shirts will be ordered. You will be notified when the shirts are ready, and they will be distributed at the meeting.

Join our remind app to receive club updates and deadlines. The class code is @stockebr4h

Parish Livestock Show-January 22nd and 23rd at Parker Coliseum, Baton Rouge, LA
NO entry fees

South Central District Show- February 4th-6th at Lamar Dixon, Gonzales, LA

Entry fees
$15 per animal - Swine, Beef, Sheep, Dairy, Goats
$7 per rabbit - Rabbits
$12 per pen - Rabbit meat pen
$7 per bird - Exhibition Birds (no limit)
$12 per pen - Broiler pen- (maximum limit- 2 pens)
Entry forms and fees will be due at December 6th meeting.

Breeding large animals must turn in their registration papers for their animals. Please make sure the animals papers are in the child's names.

LSU State Show - February 13th-20th at Lamar Dixon, Gonzales, LA
Entry fees
$40 - per exhibitor for large animal (due at State show by check or money order)
$20 - Broiler only participation (due December 6th)
$20 - Exhibition only participation (due December 6th)
$40 - Broiler and Exhibition participation (due December 6th)

Master Goat Producer Class.
Registration deadline February 24th, 2021
For more information visit our page

State Rabbit Show- March 5th-6th at Evacuation Facility, LSU Alexandria Campus
**Registration Deadline is in February**

March 5 - Rabbits may enter building 5:00 pm-8:00
March 6

6:30 am Barn will open
7-8:30 am Check in
9:00 am Judging begins. Order of Breeds will be posted that morning
9:15 am Premier exhibitor & Showmanship will begin

ENTRY FORMS
Parish forms
Rabbit: please use state form and write on top for parish
Poultry: please use state form and write on top for parish
Large animal: I assume you will bring your animals to parish before district.

District forms
Rabbit: Please use the state rabbit form write on top for district.
Poultry: Please use district poultry form
Large animals: Please use the state form, as the animal must show at district to show at state. For Breeding animals, you must have a copy of the animal’s registration in child’s name turned in with the animal.

State forms
Rabbit: Please use the state rabbit form (Registration deadline in February) ($2 dollars per rabbit, $10 dollars per meat pen)
Poultry: Please us the state poultry form (Due December 6th)


Rabbit Show Entry Form

Junior Poultry Exhibition Entry Form

Junior Poultry Broiler Entry Form


Broiler Orders
We are ordering Broilers now for LSU shows
Cost $0.50 per chick
**Order Deadline November 20th**
Pick up chicks January 5th

Shooting Sports

Picture1pngOur next Shooting Sports Practices will be December 5th and 19th.

Please make sure to check email and remind group for updates.

Please check in at Bridgeview lobby and find instructors.

Archery, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol please come a little early to help set up field.

Shirts have been ordered. 4-Her's will be notified when they are available, and they will be distributed at the meetings.

Shotgun Participants: Practice Starts at 9:00 am

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