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2018 Grimes County Fashion Storyboard Contest

Date: February 10, 2018 Location: Grimes County Expo Center Entry/Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018 Fashion Storyboard Rules & Forms: 2018 Grimes County Fashion Storyboard 2018 Fashion Storyboard Score Sheet 2018 Grimes County Fashion Storyboard Label Helpful Hints: Creating Fashion Storyboards Educational Resources: Design Inspiration Elements & Principles of Design Presentation Boards (Prepared by Texas Women’s University) Introduction to Storyboard – Updated 8/17/11 YEA 4-H! Clothing and Textiles Lessons Fabric & Fashion Design Curriculum (Outdated-For Reference Only) Unraveling the Mystery of Design Elements and Principle (Iowa State University Extension)… Read More →

2018 Grimes County Consumer Decision Making Contest

Date: February 10, 2018 Location: Grimes County Expo Center Entry/Registration Deadline: February 1, 2018 Schedule: Tentative Senior & Intermediate Registration 2:30 pm –2:45 pm Instructions and break into groups – 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Judge classes – 3:00 –  4:00 pm Move to Reasons area – 4:00 pm Start Reasons – 4:15 pm Review official placings – 5:00 pm Juniors Registration – 2:30 pm Start contest – 3:00 pm Conclude contest – 4:00 pm Review official placings- 5:00 pm CDM Study Guide – Link to Guide CDM… Read More →

Charm & Sewing 4-H Club Teddy Bear Drive

Show LOVE on Valentine’s Day to the residents of Grimes County Nursing Homes by DONATING New or silently used Stuffed Animals or Teddy Bears!! Drop off location will be at the Grimes County Extension Office Make arrangements to drop off socks with KIRSTIE BUSA at (936) 873-2984 or email Geralyn Backhus at 936-825- 1570 or email

Join our Mailing List!

As we continue to build programs in Grimes County, it is vital to be able to disseminate information to all interested parties in production agriculture. Future agriculture newsletters and program agenda’s will be sent by either land mail or e-mail. Additionally, contact the Extension Office if there is a spelling error of your name or your address in incorrect. Thanks and let me know if I can ever be of assistance! Please help us continue to build our network. If you know of area agriculture producers or interested… Read More →

Grimes County 4-H Shooting Sports Raffle

D-9 Archery Contest Schedule

Schedule:  District 9 Archery

Major Show Exhibitor Passes Available for Pick Up

Attention Grimes County 4-H Major Show Exhibitors: Your exhibitor passes for major shows including San Antonio, San Angelo, and Houston are now available for you to pick up from the Grimes County Extension Office at your convenience. Office hours: Mon.- Thurs. 8-12 & 1-5, and Friday 8-12 & 1-4

Rodeo Austin Leadership Opportunity

Rodeo Austin is looking for youth to sing the National Anthem, recite the 4-H Pledge and the FFA motto for each of the show days. Listed below are the show dates and times. For those interested in this opportunity please use the link below to sign up. Please note that once you sign up, you are committing to this so please double and triple your schedule before you sign up. Sign Up: Youth will need to plan to arrive at least an hour prior to the start of… Read More →

Broiler Orders for Grimes County Fair DUE- Feb. 3, 2017

Broiler orders for 2017 Grimes County Fair will be due to Debby Kimich no later than February 3, 2017 It is that time of year again! Each exhibitor must order a minimum of 25 order must be increments of 25 Cost $1.76 per bird Entries Fees $8.00 per entry each exhibitor enter 1 pen of each (1 pullets/ 1 cockerels) Order Due February 3, 2017  all money due at time of order    (No Late Entries)  Contact Debby Kimich @ 936-662-6901 for any questions or concerns.