Welcome to the newest communication tool from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s 4-H Program -Talking Texas 4-H! The 4-H Program will be posting to the Texas 4-H website and iTunes Podcasts, 10 to 20 minute segments updates and announcements on topics such as project information and resources, events, special occasions, and other information related to 4-H and youth development.
Dr. Darlene Locke, Texas 4-H Conference Center Director talks about the camping opportunities for young people as well as summer staff employment for post high school students. Listen and see how you can get your 4-H member involved in camping opportunity at the beautiful facility on Lake Brownwood.
Join Drs. Boleman and Lepley as they talk about the Texas 4-H Photography Project. Hear about the updates to the 2013 Texas 4-H Photography Contest as well as other contests for 4-H members in Texas. Information is released about the 2013 State 4-H Photography Workshop hosted by Bell County, as well as other new resources coming shortly.
Hear about the great opportunity happening October 7 to 13 in Texas during National 4-H Week. Drs. Boleman and Lepley talk about the week long celebration ending with one day 4-H on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Dr. Billy Zanolini talks about the Texas 4-H Livestock Ambassador Program. A program that allows older 4-H members (14 and up) to received in-depth training in the area of animal science, advance leadership, agriculture advocacy, and college/career preparation. As a 4-H Livestock Ambassador, members are asked to return to their communities and state and give back through service hours and assistance at a variety of livestock events.
In this special podcast, Dr. Martha Couch, Associate Director for 4-H and Youth Development Emeritus talks about her career as a 4-H member in Howard County, Texas, why she went to work for the Extension Service and about her induction into the National 4-H Hall of Fame. Dr. Couch’s story is a truly one that demonstrates the power and influence the 4-H program, and its people, have on the lives of youth and how 4-H serves them for life.
Amy Dromgoole, Extension Associate, talks about a new opportunity for both 4-H and FFA members to learn more about the importance and variety of agriculture products in Texas. The Texas Agriculture Product Identification contest is here and an exciting new opportunity for youth.
Dr. Kyle Merten, Texas 4-H Specialist, talks about the Golf Challenge. An opportunity for 4-H members to learn about the game of golf, while also learning about sports nutrition, rules and etiquette, and turf grass and golf course management. The podcast also includes information on the regional and state golf challenges held in summer.
Get ready 4-H members – you can participate in the Recipe Rally! Courtney Dodd, Texas 4-H Specialist talks about the 4-H Recipe Rally, a new opportunity for foods and nutrition members to find, create, or alter a recipe and then video themselves preparing it.
Courtney Dodd, Texas 4-H Specialist explains how a person can volunteer with the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program. In this podcast she also explains the screening of volunteers and the new state mandated Child Protection Training that some volunteers will be required to take.
Dr. Chris Boleman explains the new Texas 4-H Inc. 501(c)3 organization formed to assist 4-H clubs and groups with the not-for-profit status. The podcast also talks about chartering and important deadline of October 31, 2012 for all clubs/groups to be chartered.
Dr. Chris Boleman, Texas 4-H Program Director talks about the subject of change and how it affects everyone lives, including how it affects the the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program.
In this first podcast of the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program, you will hear Dr. Chris Boleman, Program Director talk about the 2012-13 4-H Year in Texas and what all opportunities and programs will be offered. More Podcasts