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Tennessee 4-H Ideas INDEX
December 18, 2015
 
(Listed below are articles from Volume 15 of the Tennessee 4-H Ideas newsletter. They are categorized by subject in alphabetical order. The numbers following each title indicate the issue number in which the article appears.)
 

4-H BEEKEEPING ESSAY 
    2016 4-H Beekeeping Essay Announcement and Rules - 45
    Last Call For 4-H Beekeeping Essays - 01
    State Beekeeping Essay Winner Announced - 08

 

4-H PROMOTION/MARKETING
    4-H Ambassadors at State Donor Events - 49
    4-H Day at Neyland Stadium - 41
    4-H Day at Nissan Stadium - 40
    4-H Exhibit at Tennessee Agricultural Museum - 41
    4-H Grows Here: National 4-H Week October 4-10 - 37, 38
    4-H on Display at UT Homecoming - 46
    High Quality Photo Libary - 36
    The Magic is Coming! - 39
    Tennessee Ag Leadership Forum - 41
    UT Basketball 2015 4-H Days - 04

 

4-H SCIENCE 
    100 Girls of Code Organizing "Girls Day of Code" on August 8 - 31
    2015 4-H NYSD Event Registration Now Open - 24
    2015 National Youth Science Day Experiment: Motion Commotion - 22
    4-H National Youth Science Day Webinar - 27
    4-H’ers Can Win Technology through Participation in 4-H NYSD - 04
    
Biofuel Technology Workshops to Be Held at TSU - 17
    Click2SciencePD Opportunities for Your County 4-H Program - 04
    National Youth Science Day Otober 7 - 37
    Register Your Local 4-H NYSD Event - 29
    Watch the 2015 4-H National Science Day How-To Video - 33
    Youth Learn STEM at 4-H O.A.K.S. Camp - 41

 

ALL STARS
    4-H All Star Project Exhibit Competition - 24
    4-H All Star Service Awards - 24
    All Stars Recognized at State Conference - 32
    State All Star Officers Chosen - 31

 

ANIMAL SCIENCE (BEEF)
    2015 Georgia National Fair Invitational Steer and Heifer Show - 29
    2015 Tennessee Beef Ambassador Contest - 18
    “All Star Beef Backers” Contest - 0426
    “The Moovie” Video Competition - 04, 25 
    “More than Meat Drawing” Contest - 0424
    Tennessee Beef Ambassador Contest - 1423

 

ANIMAL SCIENCE (DAIRY)
    4-H Dairy Show Rules and Eligibility - 23
    County Dairy Promotion Contest - 10
    Don’t Forget to Name Your June Dairy Month Chair - 12
    Great American Milk Drive - 17, 202526
    June Dairy Month 4-H Poster Winners Announced - 21 
    June Dairy Month Promotion - 14
    Lincoln County Is State Dairy Quiz Bowl Winner - 23
    Leadership Opportunity at June Dairy Month Luncheon - 13
    Register Your Teams for State Dairy Judging Contest - 31
    
State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Is May 29 - 17 
    
State Dairy Bowl Entries Due Soon - 12
    Williamson County Wins State Dairy Judging Contest - 35

 

ANIMAL SCIENCE (HORSE)
    4-H Horse Program Helmet Policy - 48
    4-H Horse Program Scholarship - 07, 17
    
Open 4-H Horse Judging Contest Scheduled for June 15 - 21
    Results from State 4-H Horse Championships - 27
    State 4-H Horse Educational Events Information - 03
    State 4-H Horse Judging Schedule for June 15 - 20
    
State Horse Contests Champions - 15
    Tennessee Horse Project Members Excel at National Contests - 48

 

ANIMAL SCIENCE (SHEEP)
    State Sheep Conference Set for May 29-30 - 21
    Tennessee 4-H Sheep Conference Held in Cookeville - 23
    Tennessee Junior Sheep Producers Fleece Show - 20
    Win a Flock of Shropshire Sheep - 06
    Wool and Woollies Revue Competition Set for Area Fairs - 23

 

ANIMAL SCIENCE (SWINE)
    Certify Swine Exhibitors For Youth Pork Quality Assurance Plus - 42
    State Junior Market Hog Show Entry Program Open - 44
    State Junior Market Hog Show Results - 05

 

CAMPING
    2016 4-H Camp Promotional Brochures and Distribution - 46
    Junior 4-H Camp Theme and Logo - 04
    Junior High Adventure Camps Expected to Be Amazing - 15
    
Reminder: 2015 4-H Camp Promotional Brochure Distribution - 10
    National 4-H Camping and Environmental Education Institute - 04
    New Water Slide Installation Completed at Greeneville - 20

 

CAMPS/CONFERENCES
    2016 Citizenship Washington Focus - 13
    4-H Electric Camp CAs Selected - 23
    4-H SRTLC a Huge Success - 39
    Academic Conference "Thank Yous" Are Important - 24
    Agents Selected to Attend National 4-H Congress - 32
    Be A CWF Program Assistant - 49
    Changes for 2015 Junior High 4-H Academic Conference - 05
    Citizenship Washington Focus - 36
    Date Announced for 2016 Southern Region Teen Leadership Conference - 49
    Delegates Select National 4-H Congress Design Team Nominees - 47
    Did You Get Your Electric Camp Bus Schedule - 25 
    Electric Camp News Release - 26
    Get Ready for Electric Camp - 09
    Get Ready for Target Smart Camp June 29-July 2 - 25 
    Junior High Academic Conference Offerings for 2015 - 08
    Livestock Quiz Bowl/Ag Leadership Training to Be Part of Joint Livestock Meetings - 45
    Recognize Your Academic Conference Delegates - 21
    Southern Region 4-H Teen Leadership Conference - 36
    
State Sheep Conference Set for May 29-30 - 21
    
Stewart County Leads the Way for Electric Camp Registration - 15
    Summer 4-H Camps Update - 09
    Target Smart CAs Selected  - 24
    Tennessee 4-H Sheep Conference Held in Cookeville - 23
    Tennessee 4-H'ers to Attend NICE Conference - 28
    Tennessee Delegates Attend National 4-H Congress - 47
    Tips for Completing Academic Conference Applications - 10
    Youth Learn STEM at 4-H O.A.K.S. Camp - 41

 

CONTESTS
    2015 Tennessee Beef Ambassador Contest - 18
    2015 Tennessee Livestock Skillathon Team Selected - 35
    4-H Photo Search Contest - 06
    “All Star Beef Backers” Contest - 0426
    "All Star Beef Backers" Contest Results - 38
    But First, Let Me Take a Selfie...  - 40
    Call for 4-H Cornbread Cook-off Entries- 01
    Clover Bowl Contest at the Tennessee State Fair - 31
    Coffee County Excels in National LifeSmarts Competition - 17
    
Corrected Date for State 4-H Wildlife Judging Contest - 17
    
County Dairy Promotion Contest - 10
    Crockett County 4-H'ers Take Red Carpet in LA - 34
    
Don’t Forget to Name Your June Dairy Month Chair - 12
    Entries Due for State Fall Judging Contest - 35
   
 Green Thumb Challenge 2015 - 07
  
  June Dairy Month 4-H Poster Winners Announced - 21 
  
  June Dairy Month Promotion - 14 
    June Dairy Month Scrapbook Winners - 38
    Lincoln County Wins National Wildlife Judging Contest - 32
    Livestock and Meats Judging Winners Announced - 23
    Livestock Quiz Bowl/Ag Leadership Training to Be Part of Joint Livestock Meetings - 45
    Monroe County Livestock Team Wins National Contest in Phoenix - 02
    “The Moovie” Video Competition - 0425 
    “More than Meat Drawing” Contest - 0424
    October 2 is Registration Deadline for State Fall Judging Day - 39
    Results from State 4-H Horse Championships - 27
    Register Your Teams for State Dairy Judging Contest - 31
    Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching for State Fall Judging Day - 37
    Robertson County 4-H'ers Excel at FilmFest - 28
    Sevier County 4-H’er Wins Youth Cornbread Cook-off - 18
    State 4-H Land Judging Competition - 42
    
State 4-H Horse Judging Schedule for June 15 - 20
    State 4-H Photo Search Winners Announced - 27
    State 4-H Poster Winners Announced - 11
    State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Is May 29 - 17
    State Dairy Bowl Entries Due Soon - 12
    State Land Judging Date Set - 16
    State Fall Judging Day Is October 17 - 34
    State Fall Judging Day Results - 42
    State Livestock/Meats Judging Contests to Be Held in Knoxville - 18
    State Outdoor Meat Cookery Winners Announced - 42
    Tennessee 4-H Livestock Skillathon Team Claims National Championship - 47
    Tennessee 4-H’ers Excel at Western National Roundup - 03
    Tennessee Beef Ambassador Contest - 1423 
    Tennessee Horse Project Members Excel at National Contests - 48
    Tennessee Junior Sheep Producers Fleece Show - 20
    Tennessee Team Earns Top Honors at 2015 National 4-H Forestry Invitational - 31 
    Top Honors at National Poultry and Egg Conference - 49
    Western National Roundup Facilitators - 03 
    Wildlife Judging Results - 26
    Williamson County Wins State Dairy Judging Contest - 35
    Wool and Woollies Revue Competition Set for Area Fairs - 23
    World of 7 Billion Video Contest - 0547
    Youth Photography Contest at Cocke County Fair - 28

 

CURRICULUM RESOURCES
    Curriculum Corner - 36, 37, 38, 3940, 41424345, 46, 48
    Common Core Standars for 4-H Curriculum and Contests - 33
    Computer Science Learning Resources - 04
    Resources Available from the Stop. Think.Connect. Campaign - 03
    SUDIA FUTP60 - 09

 

FOUNDATION/FUND DEVELOPMENT
    4-H/Tennessee Farm Bureau Insurance Co-Branded Hats - 32
    4-H Foundation Account Balances Available Online - 19
   
Ag Tag Funds Q&A - 02
    Kroger Community Rewards - 05 
    Kroger Community Rewards Re-Enrollment - 28
    Recognize Local Donors with Proud Partner Window Clings - 44
    Spring 2016 TSC Paper Clover Campaign - 49
    Tennessee 4-H Foundation Posts Final 2014 Endowments Payouts - 06
    Tractor Supply Paper Clover Fund Distribution - 06

 

GRANTS/FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
    $500 Grants Now Available - 02
    4-H Food Smart Families - 49
    4-H Health Rocks! in Fentress County - 08
    
4-H Health Rocks! in McNairy County - 09
    
4-H Youth Voice: Youth Choice in McNairy County - 04
    Are You Ready for Paper Clover? - 15
    CoBank Announces Renewal of “Sharing Success” for 2015 - 14 
    
Fall into Fitness in Crockett County - 05
    
Garden Grants Available from Tennessee Farm Bureau - 19
    
Green Thumb Challenge 2015 - 07
    
Healthy Lifestyles in Decatur County - 03
    It's Time for Fall Paper Clover - 35
    Juanita H. Fasola Foundation Mini-Grants Available - 24
    Martin Richard Bridge Builder Grants - 06
    
Movin’ Mondays in Sequatchie County - 02
    NRA Foundation Grants Available for Shooting Sports Programs - 44
    OJJDP 4-H Mentoring Program - 03
    Paper Clover Is Coming Soon - 14
    Service Learning Grant from State Farm Companies Foundation - 13
    
Spring Paper Clover Campaign Just Around the Corner - 09
    Support 4-H Paper Clover - 40
    State Farm Funding Opportunity - 10
    Wal-Mart Community Grants - 11

 

HONOR CLUB 
    2014 Honor Club Summary - 01
    Henry County Leads State in New Honor Club Members - 26
    Make It an Honor to be in Honor Club - 08
    Monroe County Leads State in Honor Club Initiates - 13
    Third Quarter Honor Club Summary - 38

 

MISCELLANOUS 
    #TNmagicmonments - 43
    4-H/Lodge Cast Iron Skillets - 42
    4-H Positive Youth Development - 37
    County Visits this Fall - 3840
    Dickson County 4-H’er to Be Recognized by Carnival Cruise Lines - 07
    Downen Named to National 4-H Hall of Fame - 19
    
Former DeKalb County 4-H’er Selected as CWF Program Assistant - 08
    History in the Making  - 40
    Host an Exchange Student through the U.S. Department of State - 15
    Lloyd Downen Inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame - 40
    
National 4-H e-Academy Opportunity - 07, 12
    Neck Wallets Available for Your Summer Events - 17, 22
    
New NIFA Site: Update Your Links! - 12
    New Tennessee 4-H Web Site is Here! - 20
    The Power of a Research-Based Youth Organization - 37
    Pyramid of Program Quality - 38
    Registration Available for 2016 4-H Inservice Training - 39
    Sanders Keynote at National Mentoring Conference - 03
    
Seeking Summer Camp Staff in Greeneville - 07
    Six Reasons Your Child Needs to Be Involved in Extracurricular Activities - 29
    
Spaces Still Available for January Inservices - 02
    Special Thanks to Steve Sutton - 36
    State 4-H Council Meets in Lebanon - 10
    State 4-H Council Meets President Carter - 43
    
Submit You 4-H Story - 02
    Teen Leadership Poster Session - 14
    Tentative 2016 Calendar of Events - 35
    Tips for Goal Setting - 32
    "Turn Out the Lights, the Party's Over" - 35
    Volunteer at the Tennessee State Fair - 33
    
We’re Social - 08
    Web Site Issues Resolved - 34
    Welcome Christie Henderson to the State 4-H Office - 46
    Why is My Password Needed to Access Forms from the New 4-H Web Site? - 31
    A Year of Changes - 48

 

PERFORMING ARTS
    Not Too Late to Audition for Performing Arts Troupe - 14
    
Tennessee 4-H Performing Arts Troupe Seeking New Talent - 02, 07
    Tennessee 4-H Preforming Arts Troupe Selected - 26

 

PORTFOLIOS
    
Citizenship and Leadership Finalists Announced - 08
    Citizenship and Leadership Portfolios Have Been Returned - 11
    Leadership and Citizenship Portfolio Reminders - 03
    Madison County Submits Most Portfolios for Roundup - 19
    
Portfolios and Project Plans - 01
    Portfolios Have Been Returned - 24
    Quick Tips and Reminders for Successful Portfolios - 11
    
Roundup Portfolios Due May 1 - 10
    Senior High Portfolios and Scholarship Applications Due May 1 - 15
    Tennessee 4-H Roundup Awards Program Results - 30

 

RECOGNITION
    2016 Youth in Action Awards - 45
    4-H Alumni Recognition: Nominations Due February 16 - 02
    4-H Project Medals Available - 38, 45
    Apply for President's Environmental Youth Award - 43
    Hasbro Community Action Hero Award 2015 - 06
    Junior High Recognition Opportunity - 38
    Vol State Ceremony at Roundup - 30
    Vol State Nominations Due - 21

 

SCHOLARSHIPS 
    2016 Youth in Action Awards - 45
    4-H Horse Program Scholarship - 07, 17
    4-H College Scholarship Recipients Announced - 30
    4-H Scholarship Application Online - 45
    Herrington and AGR Scholarship Applications Due March 1 - 06 
    Herrington/AGR Scholarship Applications Still Being Accepted - 08
    
Middle Tennessee Agricultural Club Scholarship - 06
    Mississippi State AGR Chapter Offering Scholarship - 08
    
Scholarships Available through Tennessee Farm Bureau - 21
    
Scholarships Honor 11th and 12th Grade Speaking Winners - 08
    Tennessee Poultry Scholarship Available - 15

 

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES/IDEAS 
    Ag Literacy Week - 42
    Become a Youth Correspondent - 33
    Global Citizenship through Operation Christmas Child 47
    Global Youth Service Day - 25 
    Global Youth Service Day Coming Soon - 14
    Great American Milk Drive - 17, 202526
    Join the International Youth Day 2015 Celebrations - 32
    Operation Christmas Child - 43
    Operation Christmas Child GO Boxes - 40
    Roundup Service Project a Big Success - 32
    State 4-H Roundup and All Star Conference Service Project - 1925 
    Tennessee 4-H Joins The Great American Milk Drive - 19, 21, 24 

 

SHOOTING SPORTS
    4-H Shooting Sports Archery Certification Set for January 30-31 - 02
    4-H Shooting Sports Certification Set for January 29-30 - 49
    Changes for State 4-H Shooting Sports Jamborees - 06
    
Correction: 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors Nationally Certified - 02
    NRA Foundation Grants Available for Shooting Sports Programs - 44
    Out-of-State 4-H Shooting Sports Opportunity - 27
    Shoot for a Cure on March 27 - 05
    Shotgun Shoot in Oakridge October 31 - 38
    State 4-H Air Rifle and BB Jamboree Winners Announced - 16
    
State 4-H Jamboree Registration Open in SUPER - 09 
    State 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational Winners - 44
    Summer Shooting Sports Update - 36
    Target Smart CAs Selected  - 24
    Tennessee Farm Bureau and Farm Credit Shooting Hunger on October 16 - 40

 

STATE CONGRESS
    
2016 Tennessee 4-H Congress Dates and Location Set - 21
    
Are Your Congress Delegates Eligible to Run for Office? - 06
    Bills and Resolution Ready for State 4-H Congress - 08
    Citizenship and Leadership Finalists Announced - 08
    
Congress Service Project a Success - 14
    
Regional Winners Named in Congress Essay Contest - 10
    State 4-H Public Speaking Contest - 07
    State 4-H Poster Winners Announced - 11
    Tennessee 4-H Congress County Reporter Gift Basket Winner Announced - 26
    Tennessee 4-H Congress County Reporter Reminder - 24
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Dress Code - 07
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Essay Contest - 01
    Tennessee 4-H Congress History Bowl - 12
   
 Tennessee 4-H Congress Orientation/Legislative Visit Information - 05    
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Press Release for Your Local Newspaper - 10
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Results - 13
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Scholarships - 03
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Service Project Reminder - 02, 07
    Tennessee General Assembly App Available - 11
    YouTube Message from 2015 Tennessee 4-H Congress Officers - 11

 

STATE ROUNDUP
    2015-16 State 4-H Council Members Selected at Roundup - 30
    Download Roundup Group Photo from Web Site - 31
    Get Ready for Project Competition at Roundup - 26
    Get Ready for Roundup - 18
    Roundup Press Release for Your Local Newspaper - 28
    Roundup Reminders - 23
    Roundup Service Project a Big Success - 32
    State 4-H Roundup and All Star Conference Service Project - 1925 
    Tennessee 4-H Roundup Awards Program Results - 30
    Tennessee 4-H Roundup Dress Code - 28
    Vol State Ceremony at Roundup - 30
    Vol State Nominations Due - 21

 

TAE4-HW
    Agents Attend NAE4-HW in Portlant, Oregon - 44
    Show Your Smarts: TAE4-HW to Offer Graduate Study Display - 10, 12
    
TAE4-HW Communicator and Specialty Award Winners - 20
    TAE4-HW Conference Registration Information - 05
    TAE4-HW Service Awards Announced - 19

 

VOLUNTEERS/ALUMNI
    2015 4-H Volunteer U Multi-State Conference - 33
    4-H Alumni Organizational Meeting Held at Congress - 14
    4-H Alumni Recognition: Nominations Due February 16 - 02, 05
    Alumni and Friends Membership Enrollment Completition Update - 41
    Alumni and Friends Winners - 44
    Deadline Reminder: 2015 State Volunteer Leader Forum - 05
    Hale Master 4-H Families Recognized - 30
    
It’s Time to Recruit a Volunteer to Roundup - 18
    Leader Forum: A Great Place to be February 27-28 - 03
    October Membership Drive for Tennessee 4-H Alumni and Friends - 39
    Program Available to Help Your Volunteers Help You - 02
    Registration Now Open for 2015 Volunteer Conference of Southern States - 31
    Southern Region Volunteer Conferences: Call for Proposals - 21
    State Winner Named in 4-H Volunteer Leader Recognition Program - 30
    Tennessee 4-H Congress Volunteers - 02
    Volunteers Are Key to County Programs: Recognition Opportunity - 18 

 


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