Monday, August 29, 2016

October – November - December 2016 issue of the New Mexico 4-H Leaderline newsletter is now online.

The October – November - December 2016 issue of the New Mexico 4-H Leaderline newsletter is now online. To read the new issue of Leaderline, go to . To read past issues, go to: and select a newsletter. For more information about the New Mexico 4-H Youth Development Program, including how to join, call the County Extension Office near you at

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Eddy County 4-H possition posted

County Agricultural/4-H Agent 1600099F New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service 310550-Admin and Prm Unit Eddy Cnty 08/04/2016 -Provide leadership, guidance and training to adults in providing opportunities for youth to participate in various 4-H delivery modes throughout the county as required. -Conduct youth programming in the areas of agriculture and natural resources. -Collaborate with youth serving community organizations and agencies to help further Extension 4-H/Youth Development programs. -Recruit, train and…

Monday, August 8, 2016

NM Sheep photo Contest.

"In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself." -Albert Einstein The New Mexico Livestock Board and the New Mexico Wool Growers, Inc. invite kids, ages 18 and under, to submit pictures for a photo contest, Aug. 5 - Oct. 5, 2016. This contest supports the local economy, displays New Mexico raised sheep in our environment and creates youth awareness about Scrapie eradication. First prize includes a $100 Tractor Supply gift card, and the winning photograph will be featured in the NM Stockman magazine. • Pictures must be of sheep and goats, any breed or number, and contestants can enter all the pictures they want. The sheep can be owned by the participant or belong to someone else. People may be included in the photographs. • All submissions must include the attached Permission & Liability Waiver form completed and signed by the parent or legal guardian of the participant. • Digital and print photos are both acceptable. Prints can be dropped off or mailed, but MUST be postmarked by 10/5/16 to: New Mexico Livestock Board 300 San Mateo Blvd. NE Suite 1000 Albuquerque, NM 87108 • Digital images can be e-mailed to • Pictures must be in good taste: acts of cruelty or vulgarity will not be accepted. • A person submitting photos acknowledges that his/her photo(s) will not be returned. By submitting, the contestant grants permission for his/her photo(s) to be used by New Mexico Livestock Board and the New Mexico Wool Grower´s, Inc. for a Scrapie brochure featuring New Mexico sheep. Additional photos may be used for other educational materials and marketing purposes by the above mentioned parties and the NM Stockman magazine. Happy Sheep Photo Contest Details and Waiver.pdf