NMSU Otero County CES

NMSU Otero County CES 4‑H is a Community 4‑H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences
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Cooperative Extension Service provides the people of New Mexico with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life.

Mission: To empower youth to reach their full potential, working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

Otero County 4-H Shooting Sports youth are encouraged to participate in this upcoming Quiz Bowl. You can find more infor...
06/02/2020

Otero County 4-H Shooting Sports youth are encouraged to participate in this upcoming Quiz Bowl. You can find more information on the contest at https://4-hshootingsports.org/

06/01/2020
Post your answer in the comments below to be entered to win a 4-H prize!
05/29/2020

Post your answer in the comments below to be entered to win a 4-H prize!

“The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.”—Neil GaimanCongratulat...
05/29/2020

“The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are. So make up your own rules.”

—Neil Gaiman

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!

Today, we feature our Heritage 4-H Senior, Libby Coca. Libby graduates from Alamogordo High School as a member of 4-H for 10 years. She has participated in indoor exhibits and multiple livestock projects throughout the years, but the beef project is her favorite. We're so grateful to have had Libby as a part of our program and wish her the best as she steps out in the the future! Congratulations, Libby!

If you would like to see your Otero County 4-H Seniors featured, please email Heidi at [email protected].

Join NMSU for a virtual livestock series June 8-11!For more information click the link 👇🏼👇🏼https://aces.nmsu.edu/sfrtf/
05/28/2020

Join NMSU for a virtual livestock series June 8-11!

For more information click the link 👇🏼👇🏼

https://aces.nmsu.edu/sfrtf/

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!Today, we feature our High Rolls Mustang 4-H Senior, Ezra Cadwallader. ...
05/28/2020

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!

Today, we feature our High Rolls Mustang 4-H Senior, Ezra Cadwallader. Throughout his 4-H career, Ezra has been active in livestock and robotics projects. His high school tenure was marked by success in soccer, track and robotics. Ezra will be attending William Woods University in the fall to study Secondary Education. Congrats, Ezra!!

If you would like to see your Otero County 4-H Seniors featured, please email Heidi at [email protected].

05/27/2020
Texas Youth Livestock and Agriculture

Good tips here for our lamb kids. As in most things, practice and preparation can help immensely in the achievement of your goals.

Let’s Talk Show Sheep with Dr. Shawn Ramsey!

Attention, Otero County 4-Hers! We will have tools and kits available to help you complete indoor exhibits available for...
05/27/2020

Attention, Otero County 4-Hers!

We will have tools and kits available to help you complete indoor exhibits available for checkout from the Extension Office SOON! Achievement Day is scheduled for August 15th - visit our website at https://oteroextension.nmsu.edu/ for a complete list of indoor exhibits.

NM Game and Fish
05/27/2020

NM Game and Fish

Attention New Mexico Kids!!!

Would you like to tell everyone about your first hunt? Or share your thoughts on the importance of conservation in New Mexico?

If so, the Department wants to hear from you. Starting today, we’re inviting kids of all ages from across to participate in an essay writing contest.

Winners will receive a bag of cool prizes and be published in an upcoming issue of New Mexico Magazine or a Monthly Update.

All submissions are due June 30, 2020.

http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/essay-contest/

NMSU San Juan County CES 4-H
05/27/2020

NMSU San Juan County CES 4-H

‼️SHEEP EXHIBITORS‼️

Here is a publication by Zane Webster- San Juan County Agent and Savannah Graves- Hidalgo County Agent on Tips and Signs of a Choking Lamb!

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!“You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think ...
05/27/2020

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!

“You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.”
—Tom Brokaw

Today, we are featuring Hunter Alvord, a Senior 4-H member of Sacramento Mountain 4-H Club. Hunter graduates from Cloudcroft High School. Throughout his 4-H career, Hunter was the president of his club, showed goats, hogs and also indoor exhibits. Hunter plans to attend New Mexico State University in the fall. Congratulations, Hunter!

If you would like to see your Otero County 4-H Senior featured, please email Heidi at [email protected].

NMSU Doña Ana County 4-H
05/26/2020

NMSU Doña Ana County 4-H

La Plata County 4-H
05/26/2020

La Plata County 4-H

You don't need a horse to be a part of this statewide virtual horse camp! It looks like a lot of fun and a great learning experience.
Be sure to register by June 6th.
All of the live sessions will be happening each day at 7 p.m. MDT. Preregistration is required for these sessions and there is no cost for any 4-H members. More information regarding the contests will be released to the registered participants on June 7th.
Preregister here: https://docs.google.com/document/u/0/d/1mhn_UQlztIyTVKZ0KbF-rSp2nsgXrXOuyDOIWixBHpM/mobilebasic

NMSU Luna County Extension and 4-H
05/26/2020

NMSU Luna County Extension and 4-H

Interested in helping your youth learn some easy gardening tips or perhaps set a small area for our elderly to spend some time growing vegetables, limited space in apartment? Join in this session and learn how to eat better and show off your talent and abilities! Hope to see you on line!

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why ...
05/26/2020

Congratulations to our 4-H graduated/ing seniors!

“No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire.”

― L. Frank Baum, The Lost Princess of Oz

Today, we are featuring Sharon Weehunt. Sharon graduates from Alamogordo High School and has been active in multiple livestock projects including goats, steers, rabbits and hogs for nine years. This past year, she was the Southern New Mexico Fair Queen. Sharon plans to attend New Mexico State University in the fall to pursue a degree is psychology and veterinary science while also running for Miss Rodeo New Mexico. Congratulations, Sharon!

If you would like to see your Otero County 4-H Senior featured, please email Heidi at [email protected].

Contest opportunities are coming up - get ready!
05/26/2020

Contest opportunities are coming up - get ready!

NMSU 4-H Youth Development
05/26/2020

NMSU 4-H Youth Development

05/20/2020
NMSU Colt Starting Series - Video 4

"It's important to select a good colt with good conformation, do the groundwork, then don't mess them up."

Join us as Sid Gordon, Otero County Extension Agriculture Agent steps onto his colt, Charlie for the first ride. This is our fourth video in this series of tutorials focusing on horsemanship and the NMSU 4-H Futurity Project.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LD9jP1Luu98

It's important to find a good colt with good conformation, do the groundwork, then don't mess them up. Join us as Sid Gordon, Otero County Extension Agricult...

Congratulations to Amanda Hibbard and Samuel Gonzalez, Sacramento Mountain 4-H Club members, who will be representing Ot...
05/20/2020

Congratulations to Amanda Hibbard and Samuel Gonzalez, Sacramento Mountain 4-H Club members, who will be representing Otero County and New Mexico at the 2021 Citizenship Washington Focus Presidential Inauguration Event! We Are Proud Of You!🍀

05/20/2020
NMSU Colt Starting Series - Equipment

Invest in quality tack when you're shopping. Join us as we review some of the basic tools you'll need to start your prospects.

https://youtu.be/0xOLKWG_OoM

When looking to select equipment for your futurity prospect or any of your animals, it is wise to choose good, quality, basic tack. Good tack will not only l...

NMSU News
05/19/2020

NMSU News

Some vegetable plants grow better from seed, some from transplants. Aggie Expert Marisa Thompson, Extension urban horticulture specialist, shares three of each. It's time to plant. Checkout an NMSU circular about planting times for a wide variety of veggies athttps://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_circulars/CR457B.pdf
Send your gardening questions to Thompson at [email protected].

Name that breed! Post your answers in the comments below.
05/18/2020

Name that breed! Post your answers in the comments below.

It’s THURSDAY and that means Name That Breed! Let us know in the comments what you think for a chance to receive some JP goodies👍

4-H
05/18/2020

4-H

On Tuesday, May 19, National #4H Council President & CEO Jennifer Sirangelo will be going LIVE with a special message of inspiration for 4-H’ers and #4HGrown alumni in the #Classof2020. Join us at 12 PM EST on our page or YouTube channel! #DearClassof2020 #GraduateTogether #PledgetoYouth #ImStillGraduating

NMSU Sierra County Extension Service & 4-H Program
05/18/2020

NMSU Sierra County Extension Service & 4-H Program

Good morning Farmers and Ranchers! Please see attachment for information on an upcoming webinar.

05/18/2020

Livestock Exhibitors:

We will be hosting a Zoom meeting tonight with the Jr. Livestock Committee at 6:30pm. Links were emailed.

Rabbit showers: this page has some excellent information on what to look for, how to handle and judging.
05/14/2020

Rabbit showers: this page has some excellent information on what to look for, how to handle and judging.

How would you place these rabbits?
Enter here https://forms.gle/KbzPBQf5DfJtrUGw8
Can you judge rabbits? In this Virtual Judging Contest you are the rabbit judge. Place 4 classes of rabbits and you could win one of our aprons.
Rules:
1. Place the classes below. Example 3214 means
3 =1st 2 = 2nd 1 = 3rd 4 = 4th
2. Contestant with the highest overall score in each age division will win an apron from The Rabbit Show. Awards will be shipped for free to winner. Age divisions: Junior, Intermediate, Senior and Adult
3. Contests runs from May 1st - May 31st. Entries must be submitted by May 31st.
4. Judged by ARBA Breed Standards

05/14/2020
Livestockjudging.com

Livestockjudging.com

MEETING OF THE MINDS
LIVESTOCK JUDGING CAMP
June 8-12

5 Days
3 Colleges
1 Contest
1 Camp
ALL FOR $75

Once in a lifetime opportunity with 3 of the best coaches in the nation, limitless potential for growth and development!

We wanted to take a moment to discuss and clarify somethings pertaining to our camp!

Spots are filling up quick!

Head over to https://www.livestockjudging.com/clinics/ to reserve your spot!

05/14/2020
4-H at Home: Crocheting Basics (Part 1)

4-H at Home: Crocheting Basics (Part 1)

Grab a crochet hook and yarn to get started on a 4-H fiber arts project. This is part 1 of a 2 part series. 00:30 What do I need? 02:10 Create a Slip Knot 03...

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401 Fairground Rd.
Alamogordo, NM
88310

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Monday 08:00 - 12:00
Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00
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Survey Opportunity! The Western Volunteer Specialists are gathering information from the 4-H volunteers in each state. This is your chance to make sure New Mexico volunteer leader input is included. This is an online survey that doesn't take more than 10 minutes. Please participate to represent New Mexico 4-H Volunteers. Click on the link below to access the survey before May 22! Thank you for your input!! Survey link:
Good luck and have fun to all of our 4-Hers heading to Chaves County this week for District!! Thank you to all of the agents and especially our agents- Marlee, Kelly and Sid for helping run contests!!!