Our world is changing, faster than we would like sometimes. Words like green, sustainable, carbon footprint and recycle have become everyday conversation. Gardening can go a long way in making a difference for us, and for future generations.
The Western Region 4-H All-Star Fall Retreat was held at the Montgomery Bell State Park Nov. 8-10. More than 80 students from across the region attended the event, named after the competition show, “Nailed It.”
Henry County 4-H livestock judging teams competed at the regional contest on Nov. 14 at the Triple P Arena in Decaturville. Sixteen local students competed against 215 participants from across the western region, with a sweep for first- and second-place teams in the junior high division.
The Agricultural Extension Service and Henry County Livestock Association have compiled this hay and grain referral to assist local farmers. To promote accuracy in the list, county Extension Director Michele Atkins said producers who have sold out of hay should call the Extension office so t…
The Tennessee Forage and Grassland Council will have its annual meeting Nov. 8 at the University of Tennessee-Tennessee State University Rutherford County Extension office in Murfreesboro.
Paris Landing State Park Ranger Gina Lowry introduces one of the park’s many birds of prey to visitors at the Oct. 12 Historic Atkins-Porter Neighborhood Association Fair on A-P’s front lawn. The fair included atttractions ranging from helicopter services to food.
This year I got the chance to go on a life-changing trip to Tennessee 4-H Roundup, and I was extremely grateful for the opportunity to go. The entire purpose of going to Roundup was for me to compete in my project portfolio. A project portfolio is a record of the work that a 4-H member compl…
The 4-H club is a great activity that most kids get the opportunity to participate in. 4-H has many opportunities to work with livestock, but not everyone here lives on a farm and raises livestock.
I am having so much fun in 4-H. I never knew there was so much I could do. My project is wildlife management. I was able to go to classes to learn more about wildlife and even go to a competition.
As a 4-H honor club member, it has been a very successful and fun year for me. I have been involved in many things through 4-H this year including: meat judging, assisting children with arts and crafts during Christmas, and helping with the Henry County Fair activities.
I have never been at a loss for words. I guess that is why the public speaking project is one of my favorite contests 4-H has to offer. I have had the opportunity to write speeches on various topics beginning in the fourth grade with “My favorite … ”
If you enjoy making crafts, learning about fashion, want to learn how to sew, making new friends, experiencing college dorm life and having a ton of fun, then 4-H Line and Design Camp is the camp for you.
Alright, I know you have heard it, “Awe! Look at those fluffy cows!” Well, those fluffy cows take a lot of work to get so fluffy and are probably headed to the show ring. Showing cows is one of my most favorite things to do in 4-H.
Makenzy Cox’s entry won top honors in the Junior Market Lamb Show Thursday afternoon, winning grand champion at the Henry County Fair. Charlotte Schultz’s lamb was named reserve grand champion.
Murray Perkins of Henry County recently competed in the National Junior Shorthorn Show and Youth Conference in Lebanon, placing among the top finishers in three categories.
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