4-H Agriculture & Livestock

Our Texas 4-H program gives youth the opportunity to develop their “agricultural literacy” through activities and programs on agriculture and livestock. With projects involving the raising, showing and judging of livestock, the Texas leaders of tomorrow can develop their knowledge and skills related to animal science, business, leadership and more.

Related Departments: Agricultural EconomicsAgricultural Leadership, Education and CommunicationsAnimal Science

4-h members evaluating wool

Texas 4-H Goats Project

The 4-H goat project offers outstanding opportunities for individuals to gain experience in decision-making, record keeping, responsibility, sportsmanship and leadership.
Goat eating a carrot

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4-H Agriculture & Livestock

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

Texas 4-H is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System. Founded in 1908, 4-H is the largest youth development program in Texas, reaching more than 550,000 youth each year.

Program

Texas 4-H Youth Ambassador program is for high school 4-H members looking to develop and practice advanced skills in a variety of 4-H program areas.

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  • Project

    The dairy cattle project is a great way to learn about the dairy industry and milk production, animal nutrition, health and reproduction.

  • Project

    Texas 4-H Homes for Horses connects 4-H youth with the opportunity to work towards solving the at-risk horse problem through education, outreach and adoption.

    College student leading a horse through a field
  • Project

    What is poultry? Chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese are just a few examples of poultry. This project teaches members production and marketing by managing projects.

    Teen showing a chicken at a livestock show
  • Program

    Texas 4-H is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M University System. Founded in 1908, 4-H is the largest youth development program in Texas, reaching more than 550,000 youth each year.

    Kids leading cows at a livestock show
  • Project

    The Texas 4-H Beef Cattle Project allows youth to explore the various aspects of the cattle industry such as livestock selection, nutrition, and animal husbandry.

    4H students at livestock show

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