2019 Assumption Parish December 4-H Clover Chatter

Margo Castro, Templet, Loretta

This issue contains information on 4-H Events, Parish Livestock Show, Dairy Poster Contest,4-H Golden Clover and Emerald Achievement Award, Duct Tape Contest, 4-H Night with the Pelicans, Ground Beef, Egg, Poultry & Sweet Potato Contest Results, and a message from Ms. Margo Castro.

Margo L. Castro, 4-H Extension Agent
Assumption Parish LSU AgCenter
119 Robin Street
Napoleonville, LA 70390
(985) 369-6386

Important Dates:

December 7 – Seafood, Rice, and Sugar Cookery and Pet Show

December 11 – Jr. Leader Meeting

December 18 – Beef Posters Due

December 24 – January 1 – 4-H Office Closed for Christmas Holiday

January 17 – Dairy Posters Due

January 20 – 4-H Office Closed for Martin Luther King Holiday

January 21 – Duct Tape Items Due

January 25 – Parish Livestock Show

2020 Livestock Show

The public is invited to attend the Assumption Parish Livestock Show on January 25 at the parish livestock facility. There is no entry fee for the public and we will be serving lunch.

So come out and support the youth in Assumption Parish by attending this 4-H sponsored event.

All animals have to be in the barn by 9:00 am. The show will start at approximately 9:30 am.

Dairy Poster Contest

Dairy Posters are due January 17, 2020 to the 4-H Office.

The purpose of the Dairy Poster Contest is to: Learn more about milk and milk products and their importance to healthy bodies; Demonstrate communication skills by drawing a billboard encouraging or promoting the consumption of milk and/or milk products;Share knowledge with others.

Rules are as follows:

  • Billboard design must be made on 22” x 28” poster.
  • DO NOT ATTACH anything to the poster that is more than ½ inch thick.
  • Place name, address, grade and school on back of poster in upper righthand corner.
  • First place parish winning posters will go on to state and they become the property of the
  • Extension Service and will be displayed at statewide events.

Divisions are:

  • Division CB - Clover Buds (3rd grade)
  • Division I - 4th - 6th grade
  • Division II - 7th - 8th grade
  • Division III - 9th -12th grade

4-H Golden Clover and Emerald Achievement Award

Applications for 4-H Golden Clover Award:

  • Must be under 14 years of age on January 1, 2020.
  • Must have at least 2 years of 4-H club work, including the award year.
  • Must score at least 250 points on the application and scorecard.
  • Return application to 4-H Office by February 7, 2020.

Applications for 4-H Emerald Achievement Award:

  • Must be 15 years of age on January 1, 2020.
  • Must have three years of 4-H Club work, including award year.
  • Must have completed one year of active Junior Leadership work, excluding award year.
  • Must score at least 360 points on the application and scorecard.
  • Return application to 4-H Office by February 7, 2020.

Duct (Duck) Tape Contest – January 21, 2020

Duct Tape is awesome! We want you to show off your creativity, skills, and love for the stickiest stuff on earth. Make your most original, interesting, unusual, or practical item completely out of duct tape.


  • Open to all 4-H members.
  • All entries due to 4-H Office by January 21, 2020.
  • One entry per 4-H’er.
  • Projects should be 4-H’er created.
  • Cannot duct tape on top of a pre-existing item.
  • You may use cardboard, wire, clips, fabric, etc.
  • All entries must be labeled with 4-H’ers name, grade, and school.


  • Clothing – vest, belts, hats, shoes, ties, etc.
  • Accessories – wallets, purses, bows, key chains, etc.
  • Utensils – school and office supplies, kitchen and household items, etc.

4-H Night with the Pelicans

February 28, 2020 - Pre-game Party 4:30-6:30pm - Tip-off: 7:00pm

New Orleans Pelicans Verses Cleveland Cavaliers

This annual event brings 4-H Clubs together for a fun night.

Packages include 4-H Night pre-game access, 4-H Night Pelicans T-shirt, lucky members have opportunity to participate in on-court fan experiences, and post-game photo on the court with your 4-H Club (for groups of 10+ only). A portion of the ticket sales will benefit 4-H!

  • $31 Balcony
  • $70 Lower Level Package
  • $170 Club
  • $10 Parking
  • $25 Bus Parking

Important: Parking will increase to $20 cash day of game & Bus Parking will increase to $40 cash day of game.

Call Lauren Sims to purchase tickets!

Deadline Extended - Friday, February 1, 2020

Limited seats available!

Link to order tickets: www.pelicansgroups.com/Louisiana4H

For More Information Contact:

Renee Castro Louisiana 4-H, 225.936.7327 or rcastro@agcenter.lsu.edu

New Orleans Pelicans Group Sales 504.593.4736 or Lauren.Sims@Pelicans.com

Ground Beef, Egg Poultry & Sweet Potato Contest Results


Ground Beef Cookery Results

Grand Champion – Charli Boudreaux, NMS

Category Winners:

One Dish Meal - Charli Boudreaux, NMS-7th

Low-Calorie - Ava Phelps, NPS-4th

Quick & Easy - Kinsley Cavalier, PPES-5th

Egg Cookery Contest Results:

Grand Champion – Kylie Sanchez, PPES

Category Winners:

Appetizer & Salad - Kylie Sanchez, PPES-5th

Desserts - Laini Leonard, NMS-6th

Main Dish - Chandler Prejean, NMS-7th

Poultry Cookery Results:

Grand Champion – Ashlyn Templet, PPES

Category Winners:

Chicken – Ashlyn Templet, PPES-6th

Processed Poultry - Morgan Bailey, LMS-7th

Other Poultry Meats - Kylie Sanchez, PPES-5th

Sweet Potato Cookery Results:

Grand Champion – Kenzlee Landry, NMS

Category Winners:

Dessert Dish - Kenzlee Landry, NMS-7th

Any Other Dish - Gabbie Boudreaux, AHS-11th

A “Special Thanks” to the judges for volunteering.

I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In this most magical of seasons, may you find peace, love and much happiness.


Margo L. Castro

4-H Extension Agent

2019-20 4-H Calendar of Events


Club Meetings as per schedule

7 – Seafood, Rice, and Sugar Cookery, 4-H Office

7 – Pet Show, 4-H Office

11 – Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office

11– Ag Career Day

18 – Beef Poster Due

20-Jan. 3 – Christmas Holidays (School)

24-Jan. 1 – Christmas Holidays (4-H Office)


Club meetings as per schedule

17 - Dairy Poster Due

20 - Martin Luther King Holiday (School & 4-H Office)

21 - Duct Tape Contest Items Due

24-26 - Fashion Camp

25 - Parish Livestock Show

30-Feb. 1 – District Livestock Show

Honey Bee Essay Contest Due – Date to be announced

Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office – Date to be announced


No Club Meetings

8-15 – State Livestock Show

14 – Character Education Posters Due

24-26 – Mardi Gras Holiday (School)

25– Mardi Gras Holiday (4-H Office)

28 – 4-H Night with the Pelicans

Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office – Date to be announced


Club Meetings as per schedule

Demonstration Days-at Club Meetings

7 – State Rabbit Show

13-15 – Jr. Leadership Conference

17-22 – Southern Regional Shooting Sports Match (West Baton Rouge)

26-27 – Ag Day

27 – Sew with Cotton Garments Due

Food & Fitness Camp – Date to be announced

Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office – Date to be announced


No Club Meetings

10 – Easter Holiday (4-H Office)

10-17 – Easter Holiday (School)

14-19 – State Shooting Sports Match

20 – Project/Record Books/Activity Guides Due

4-H Area Cookery – Date to be announced

Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office – Date to be announced


Club Meetings as per schedule – Date to be announced

25-29 – 4-H Camp, Camp Grant Walker

4-H Awards Banquet – Date to be announced

4-H Day at the Capitol – Date to be announced

Garden Contest Entries Due – Date to be announced

Jr. Leader Meeting, 4-H Office – Date to be announced


23-26 – 4-H University

30-July 2 – District Horse Show


3 – Holiday (4-H Office)

26-29 – Lost Camp


Jr. Leader Awards Trip – Date to be announced

State Horse Show – Date to be announced

It is the policy of the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.

If you have a disability which requires special assistance for your participation in any of our activities, please contact Margo Castro at 985-369-6386 or mcastro@agcenter.lsu.edu.

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