Learn more about 4-H with Cherrie Curtis

Everyone benefits from being involved with 4-H and FFA. Cherrie Curtis, CEA-4-H & Youth Development County Coordinator with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension – Bowie County is our guest today.

1. Youth involved in 4-H are
• 4 times more likely to contribute to their communities by serving an elected capacity or in a volunteer role
• 2 times more likely to participate in science programs outside of school time
• 2 times more likely to make healthier choices 2. Bowie County 4-H
• 4-H is a youth educational organization – teaching valuable life skills with hands-on learning opportunities; 4-H is proactive vs reactive
• 5 Main Project Areas:
– Agriculture & Livestock – Family & Community Health – Leadership & Citizenship – Natural Resources – STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)
• Spring/Summer events – county, district, state
• How to enroll/join 4-H 3. Bowie County Project Show
• February 27th & 28th at the Four States Fairgrounds
• Livestock & Ag Mechanics entries
• Ag Mechanics Silent Auction
• Market Project Premium Sale

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