Iberia Parish 4-H

Iberia Parish 4-H The 4-H Pledge: "I pledge my Head to clearer thinking, my Heart to greater loyalty, my Hands to larger service and my Health to better living, for my club, my community, my country, and my world."

The 4-H motto is "To make the best better", while its slogan is "Learn by doing." 4-H in the United States is a youth organization administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), with the mission of "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development." The organization has over 6.5 million members in the United States, from ages five to nineteen, in approximately 90,000 clubs. The official 4-H emblem is a green four-leaf clover with a white H on each leaf standing for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. White and green are the 4-H colors. The white symbolizes purity and the green represents growth.

The 4-H motto is "To make the best better", while its slogan is "Learn by doing." 4-H in the United States is a youth organization administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), with the mission of "engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development." The organization has over 6.5 million members in the United States, from ages five to nineteen, in approximately 90,000 clubs. The official 4-H emblem is a green four-leaf clover with a white H on each leaf standing for Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. White and green are the 4-H colors. The white symbolizes purity and the green represents growth.

Operating as usual

Our Virtual Achievement Day has something for everyone! Check out the complete contest rules below. We encourage all 4-H...
03/19/2021

Our Virtual Achievement Day has something for everyone! Check out the complete contest rules below. We encourage all 4-H'ers to earn individual awards and work to have their club recognized as a "Best 4-H Club"!

During our March club meetings, we are learning about the physics of surface tension and how to make "tie-dye milk"!  Ch...
03/18/2021

During our March club meetings, we are learning about the physics of surface tension and how to make "tie-dye milk"! Check out the March edition of our Clover Chatter to learn about surface tension, to view upcoming 4-H opportunities, and to view event results.

Congratulations to Aubrey Menard from New Iberia Senior High for placing 3rd in Division III-Seafood Category for the 20...
03/16/2021

Congratulations to Aubrey Menard from New Iberia Senior High for placing 3rd in Division III-Seafood Category for the 2021 Louisiana 4-H State Commodity Ambassador Contest!! The 4-H Commodity Ambassador Program is designed for educating 4-H club members in the areas of Louisiana agricultural commodities. Congrats again Aubrey! Way to go!!!

Our Parish Archery match was held at the SugArena on Friday, March 5th. Congratulations to all 4-H'ers who participated ...
03/10/2021

Our Parish Archery match was held at the SugArena on Friday, March 5th. Congratulations to all 4-H'ers who participated and a big thank you to all instructors and volunteers for a great season! Best of luck to all of our archers who will soon represent Iberia Parish 4-H at the Regional & State competitions. Check out the top placing members below:
Junior Genesis
1st – Carter Thibodeaux, CHS
2nd – Evan Bourque, Homeschool Elem
3rd – Liam Viator, North Lewis
Junior Recurve
1st – Brandon Glasper, CHS
2nd – Peyton Couvilier, Acadiana Christian
Senior Genesis
1st – Zachary Cormier, NISH
2nd – Bruce Watson, HOTT
Senior Recurve
1st – Rylee Melancon, Loreauville High
2nd – Laisha Lagunas, Acadiana Christian
3rd – Holly Hebert, Acadiana Christian
Junior Compound 9-11
1st – Tate Begnaud, Highland Baptist
2nd – Bevyn Landry, JIRES
3rd – Payton Tisdale, JIRES
Junior Compound 12-13
1st – Landon Courville, Loreauville High
2nd – Avery Delcambre, CHS
3rd – Kyler Burgess, Anderson Middle

Challenge Camp was a big success! Our 7th-8th grade members had a blast while learning how to cope with stress, develop ...
03/09/2021

Challenge Camp was a big success! Our 7th-8th grade members had a blast while learning how to cope with stress, develop problem solving skills, and develop self efficacy. Check out some highlights from our (in-person) parish and (virtual) regional event!

During our February club meetings, we are learning about seed germination and how to make our very own "growing necklace...
02/19/2021

During our February club meetings, we are learning about seed germination and how to make our very own "growing necklaces". Check out the latest edition of our Clover Chatter to learn about seed germination, to view upcoming 4-H opportunities, and to view event results!

Good luck to Hollie and all Iberia 4-H livestock exhibitors as they make their way to Gonzales and Baton Rouge for the S...
02/12/2021

Good luck to Hollie and all Iberia 4-H livestock exhibitors as they make their way to Gonzales and Baton Rouge for the State Livestock Show this coming week!!

Hogs, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, OH MY! Talk about a SHOW RING SHOW OFF from the Southwest District!

Name: Hollie Metz

Parish: Iberia Parish 4-H

Years involved in 4-H Livestock Projects: 3 years

Favorite Livestock Show to Attend: Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Livestock Show

Most Influential Livestock Person(s): My uncle Kaleb Breaux and his mom Mrs. Sue

2021 Livestock Project Goals: "I am just hoping to continue showing my projects with everything going on in the country right now. It is so important to me to show."

Congratulations to Mrs. Cathy "Skeeter" Mouton on being selected as a Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee!!! Mrs. Skeete...
02/10/2021

Congratulations to Mrs. Cathy "Skeeter" Mouton on being selected as a Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee!!! Mrs. Skeeter has been a dedicated 4-H Volunteer for over 30 years and a tremendous advocate for the Iberia 4-H Program. She will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on October 9, 2021. Congrats again!!

RESULTS ARE IN!!! Our Spring Contest Day submissions were awesome, and we would like to congratulate all 4-H'ers who sen...
02/08/2021

RESULTS ARE IN!!! Our Spring Contest Day submissions were awesome, and we would like to congratulate all 4-H'ers who sent in photos for the pet show and videos for the demonstration contests! Check out some of our judge's favorite pet show entries and the complete list of results at the end of the post.

The 2021 Iberia Parish 4-H Livestock Show was held on January 15th-16th at SugArena. Congratulations to all exhibitors w...
01/22/2021

The 2021 Iberia Parish 4-H Livestock Show was held on January 15th-16th at SugArena. Congratulations to all exhibitors who participated and we wish everyone the best of luck as they make their way to District next week! Overall winners are as follows:
Supreme Grand Champion Heifer—Trey delaHoussaye, CHS
Supreme Grand Champion Bull—Grant delaHoussaye, CHS
Supreme Beef Miniature – Emma Claire Latiolais, HBCS
Grand Champion Market Goat– Morgan Boutte, LHS
Supreme Goat Breeding Doe—Hollie Metz, Homeschool
Grand Champion Market Lamb– Saige Pellerin, ACS
Grand Champion Market Gilt—Kinsey Buteaux, LHS
Grand Champion Market Barrow— Chloe Broussard, Center
Supreme Swine Breeding Gilt—Kinsey Buteaux, LHS
Supreme Dairy Heifer—Holly Hebert, ACS High

Showmanship- Grand Champions
Champion Beef Showman– Grant delaHoussaye, CHS
Champion Goat Showman– Morgan Boutte, LHS
Champion Sheep Showman– Hollie Metz, Homeschool
Champion Swine Showman– Saige Pellerin, ACS High
Champion Dairy Showman– Holly Hebert, ACS High
Champion Mini Beef Showman- Emma Claire Latiolais, HBCS

Premier Exhibitor—1st Place Winners
Beef Senior Division –Grant delaHoussaye, CHS
Beef Junior Division – Porter Melder, Delcambre Elem
Dairy Senior Division—Holly Hebert, ACS High
Goat Senior Division—Morgan Boutte, LHS
Goat Junior Division—Emma Claire Latiolais, HBCS
Sheep Senior Division—Saige Pellerin, ACS High
Swine Senior Division—Morgan Boutte, LHS
Swine Junior Division—Kylan Romero, JIRES

Spring Contest Day is our next big contest day of the year!  Our virtual contests will include Demonstrations, Commodity...
01/21/2021

Spring Contest Day is our next big contest day of the year! Our virtual contests will include Demonstrations, Commodity Ambassador Presentations, and Pet Show contests. Be sure to see the complete contest rules below. All 4-H'ers are encouraged to participate and send all entries to [email protected] by Monday, February 1st at 12:00midnight.

The newest edition of our Clover Chatter highlights our upcoming 4-H events.  Check out the January edition of our newsl...
01/20/2021

The newest edition of our Clover Chatter highlights our upcoming 4-H events. Check out the January edition of our newsletter below!

The Broilers have arrived at the Iberia 4-H Office and are ready to be picked up by our exhibitors.  This year, Iberia 4...
01/05/2021

The Broilers have arrived at the Iberia 4-H Office and are ready to be picked up by our exhibitors. This year, Iberia 4-H'ers have ordered and will raise over 1400 birds! Best of luck to all of our 4-H poultry exhibitors with their projects!

UPDATE: Thank you to those who were able to participate in the record book workshop! If you were unable to attend, you c...
12/21/2020

UPDATE: Thank you to those who were able to participate in the record book workshop! If you were unable to attend, you can view the recording of the meeting by clicking on this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yzrrMHzMba-LyfG2P6T2Z_nHT8tB0xIH/view?usp=sharing

Please join us for our virtual Record Book Workshop on Tuesday, December 22nd at 2:00pm. There are many great benefits to completing a record book such as developing record keeping and organizational skills and earning awards and trips! Please email Ms. Patrice ([email protected]) for the Microsoft Teams meeting link!

We're halfway through our December club meetings and have lots of educational opportunities to share with our 4-H'ers. C...
12/15/2020

We're halfway through our December club meetings and have lots of educational opportunities to share with our 4-H'ers. Check out the December edition of our Clover Chatter to stay up-to-date!

Calling all Louisiana 4-H'ers! Submit a photo for the statewide Holiday Livestock Photo Contest. Your photo could be fea...
12/10/2020

Calling all Louisiana 4-H'ers! Submit a photo for the statewide Holiday Livestock Photo Contest. Your photo could be featured on the LSU AgCenter's social media on Christmas Day! The rules are simple: Take a holiday photo with your livestock and submit the photo in the comments below. Multiple entries will be accepted. Deadline to enter is December 18, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

RESULTS ARE POSTED!!! Fall Contest Day cookery and poster contest entries were terrific this year, and we would like to ...
12/07/2020

RESULTS ARE POSTED!!! Fall Contest Day cookery and poster contest entries were terrific this year, and we would like to congratulate all 4-H'ers who competed! We were impressed with the culinary skills and creativity of our 4-H'ers! Check out some of our judge's favorites and the complete list of results at the end of the post.

Louisiana 4-H
11/30/2020

Louisiana 4-H

Louisiana 4-H is partnering with 7-Dippity, Inc. to provide training and educational resources to help youth and our communities through the difficult times in the aftermath of the hurricanes and COVID.

The following ½ day virtual learning opportunities will be offered for interested agents, volunteers, and community partners on December 14, 15, and 16th.

Interactive guides based on research targeting youth ages 6-12 years of age will be available in hardcopy and digital format for use in parishes. These interactive pieces focused on resilience-enhancing strategies are designed for an adult to work with youth.

Register at https://bit.ly/2VfuNvU

Fall Contest Day is fast approaching!  If you are looking for exciting projects to do over Thanksgiving break, look no f...
11/20/2020

Fall Contest Day is fast approaching! If you are looking for exciting projects to do over Thanksgiving break, look no further! We will have our 4-H Cookery and Poster contest submissions due Monday, November 30th at 12:00 midnight to [email protected]. Check out the complete contest rules below:

Check out the November edition of our monthly newsletter, the Clover Chatter!
11/19/2020

Check out the November edition of our monthly newsletter, the Clover Chatter!

UNTIL NOVEMBER 18TH!!! Check out this opportunity to become a "pen pal" with a fellow 4-H'er affected by the recent hurr...
11/16/2020

UNTIL NOVEMBER 18TH!!! Check out this opportunity to become a "pen pal" with a fellow 4-H'er affected by the recent hurricanes. Words of encouragement can go a long way to brighten up a friend's day!

Raising broiler chickens is one of the most interesting and fun-filled activities a 4-H’er can experience. The broiler p...
11/12/2020

Raising broiler chickens is one of the most interesting and fun-filled activities a 4-H’er can experience. The broiler project is a great livestock project that does not require the space or resources that a traditional livestock projects does. The deadline to order broilers is Monday, November 16th and the birds are scheduled to be delivered in early January! Call the 4-H office at 369-4440 for more information.

RESULTS ARE IN!!! Our Pumpkin Decorating Contest was a big hit this year, and we would like to congratulate all 4-H'ers ...
11/09/2020

RESULTS ARE IN!!! Our Pumpkin Decorating Contest was a big hit this year, and we would like to congratulate all 4-H'ers who submitted entries! We were impressed with the creativity and craftiness of our 4-H'ers! Check out some of our judge's favorites and the complete list of results at the end of the post.

The State Fair of Louisiana Livestock Show is held in Shreveport, LA each year. Several of our 4-H'ers competed and did ...
11/05/2020

The State Fair of Louisiana Livestock Show is held in Shreveport, LA each year. Several of our 4-H'ers competed and did a great job representing Iberia Parish 4-H! Check out results and pictures from the show below:

Morgan Boutte
2nd place LA Bred goat in class
2nd place swine in class

Kinsey Buteaux
Reserve Grand Champion Overall prospect swine
2nd place lamb & swine showmanship
3rd place prospect lamb in class

Chloe Broussard
2nd place Commercial Gilt
1st place swine showmanship

Juliana Delahoussaye
3rd place in swine showmanship class
2nd place in Gilt class

Trey delaHoussaye
3rd place in beef showmanship
1st place Angus Bull & LA Bred
4th place Angus Heifer

Grant delaHoussaye
3rd place in beef showmanship
2nd place Angus Bull
4th place Angus Heifer

Holly Hebert
4th place Jersey Heifer
Overall Grand Champion AOB Brahman Influence Female

Emma Claire Latiolais
Reserve champion breeder swine
6th place market goat

Hollie Metz
3rd place in goat showmanship
5th place in goat class

Hunter Metz
1st place medium weight market goat
2nd place prospect lamb

Addyson Pellerin
1st place swine showmanship
Grand champion division 2 middle weight barrow

Kensie Pellerin
1st place swine showmanship
2nd place gilt in class

Saige Pellerin
2nd place barrow in class

Chacelyn Peltier
Reserve Champion Lightweight Gilt

Malory Segura
8th place lamb showmanship
6th place market lamb

Meghan Segura
6th place lamb showmanship
5th place market lamb

10/30/2020

Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries are due Monday, November 2nd to [email protected]. We wish all of our 4-H'ers a Happy Halloween!

Our first 4-H virtual contest of the year will be the Pumpkin Decorating Contest! All contest submissions must be sent t...
10/22/2020

Our first 4-H virtual contest of the year will be the Pumpkin Decorating Contest! All contest submissions must be sent to [email protected] by Monday, November 2nd at
12:00midnight. Good luck to all participants!

Our monthly newsletter, the Clover Chatter, is distributed to all Iberia Parish 4-H members at their school club meeting...
10/21/2020

Our monthly newsletter, the Clover Chatter, is distributed to all Iberia Parish 4-H members at their school club meetings. This document notifies 4-H'ers of upcoming events and congratulates members on past successes. Check out the October edition of our newsletter!

Arriving just in time for Thanksgiving! Our Junior Leader and Livestock 4-H'ers are selling sweet potatoes to raise fund...
10/20/2020

Arriving just in time for Thanksgiving! Our Junior Leader and Livestock 4-H'ers are selling sweet potatoes to raise funds for all of their project activities. Ten pound boxes are $10 and forty pound boxes are $30. Orders are due October 30th and they are set to be delivered November 17th!

It's 4-H enrollment time! We are offering a virtual enrollment form this year for 4-H members to sign up:http://lsuagcen...
10/19/2020
LA 4-H Enrollment

It's 4-H enrollment time! We are offering a virtual enrollment form this year for 4-H members to sign up:
http://lsuagcenter.com/4henroll
For students wanting to join at their school, check with your club leader for enrollment options through the school 4-H club.
For enrollment to be completed, members must pay club dues to their club leader or to the Iberia 4-H office. Contact the Iberia 4-H office at 337-369-4440 if you have questions!

LSU AgCenter
10/07/2020

LSU AgCenter

Hurricane Delta is forecasted to make landfall in Louisiana on Friday or Saturday. Today is the day to make your hurricane preparations. Visit our website for tips: https://bit.ly/HurricanePreparedness2020

Today's National 4-H Week Theme is "Green Team Tuesday." As4-H’ers we pledge our hands to larger service every time we r...
10/06/2020

Today's National 4-H Week Theme is "Green Team Tuesday." As
4-H’ers we pledge our hands to larger service every time we recite the 4-H Pledge. So today we challenge you to do your part to make our world a cleaner place! You can pick up litter or start a recycling project. Share your photos on social media using the hashtag #CloversComeThrough

National 4-H Week is here! Today is "Make an Impact" Monday. How has 4-H impacted your life? Let us know in the comments...
10/05/2020

National 4-H Week is here! Today is "Make an Impact" Monday. How has 4-H impacted your life? Let us know in the comments below! #CloversComeThrough

We’re very proud of all Iberia 4-H participants and would like to once again congratulate Erica Thompson! Way to go!
10/02/2020

We’re very proud of all Iberia 4-H participants and would like to once again congratulate Erica Thompson! Way to go!

Congratulations to our 2020 Draw-A-Dairy Billboard Winners! Make sure to ask you local agent how you can participate in 2021!

Congratulations to all Iberia 4-H Livestock Exhibitors who competed in the 2020 Sugar Fest Livestock Show!  The show loo...
09/30/2020

Congratulations to all Iberia 4-H Livestock Exhibitors who competed in the 2020 Sugar Fest Livestock Show! The show looked a bit different this year, but all 4-H exhibitors had rewarding and educational experiences! A special congratulations goes out to all Grand and Reserve Champion exhibitors listed below:
Hog—Market Swine
Grand Champion—Saige Pellerin, Acadiana Christian
Reserve Champion— Addyson Pellerin, Acadiana Christian
Hog– Swine Showmanship
Grand Champion—Saige Pellerin, Acadiana Christian
Reserve Champion— Addyson Pellerin, Acadiana Christian
Goat—Market Goats
Grand Champion—Emma Claire Latiolais, Highland Baptist
Reserve Champion—Hunter Metz, Highland Baptist
Goat– Showmanship
Grand Champion—Hunter Metz, Highland Baptist
Reserve Champion— Hollie Metz, Highland Baptist
Sheep—Market Lambs
Grand Champion— Hollie Metz, Highland Baptist
Reserve Champion—Kinsey Buteaux, Loreauville High
Sheep—Showmanship
Grand Champion—Malory Segura, Loreauville High
Reserve Champion - Hollie Metz, Highland Baptist

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New Iberia, LA
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Representing Acadiana Christian School 4-H at the Iberia Parish Livestock Show . Holly Hebert showed her Dairy and Beef Animals. It was a great show. Congratulations to all the winners.
Were the results from Sugar Cookery ever posted?
To our 4-H leaders at Camp Grant walker. Parents are wanting to see some pictures of their kiddos having a blast or pictures of them getting the cleanest cabin!!! Thank you!!! April Hunter
We have a few (5) spots available for kid Chef cooking camp July 5 & 6 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. at Iberia Middle School in the Home Ec. Lab. Please come by the 4-H Office by Tuesday, July3rd to pay and fill out the paperwork. Spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Remember to pack a water bottle for camp.
We are looking for an adult female to come to 4-H camp July 9-13th. You will have to be overnight chaperone trained and pass a background check. Contact Ms. Christy or Mr. Maddox if interested.
Good Luck to all Iberia Parish 4HER'S competing at 4H University this week! 🍀🍀🍀🍀
Where or how can i get the sign up sheet for the Holiday workshop painting and popcorn?
Photos from the Sugar Festival Show are up and ready for viewing. You can contact me if you would like digital photos! Thanks in advance, hope you all enjoy! https://emphotographydesign90.pixieset.com/sugarfestivalshow/
My camper says she had a blast -- and even got an award :)
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