4-H Youth Program

The 4-H Poultry Program offers many activities to youth of all ages. Activities that youths can engage in include poultry production of all types, judging of poultry and poultry products, preparing foods using poultry products and public presentations that utilize information learned form the many areas within the poultry program. Youths can compete in activities at the county, district, state and national levels of competition. Rewards include an increased appreciation of the influence of the poultry industry on our lives and recognition in the form of awards, prizes, trips, and even collegiate scholarships.

Growing and Exhibiting


2015 4-H Competition

2015 4-H District BBQ Cook-off (various dates):

North District: June 30, 2015

  • Senior Division:
    • 1st Place- Danaiyah Bolton (Washington)

South District: July 1, 2015

  • Senior Division:
    • 1st Place- Morgan Baker (Stone)
    • 2nd Place- Danielle Wright (Harrison)
  • Junior Division:
    • 1st Place- Zach Irby (Scott)
    • 2nd Place- Georgia Buckley (Jeff)
    • 3rd Place- Rina Madden (Harrison)

State Competition: July 8, 2015

  • Senior Division:
    • 1st Place- Morgan Baker (Stone)
    • 2nd Place-Daniayah Bolton (Washington)
2015 4-H Club Congress (Egg Prep and Poultry Judging) State Competition May 28, 2015:

Egg Prep:

  • 1st Place- Tori Stroupe (Lee)
  • 2nd Place- Sara Beth Martin (Pontotoc)
  • 3rd Place- Kali Cotten (Yazoo)

Poultry Judging (Team):

  • 1st Place- Rankin
  • 2nd Place- Covington
  • 3rd Place- Lee

Poultry Judging (Individual):

  • 1st Place- Amelia Buckley (Covington)
  • 2nd Place- William Priest (Rankin)
  • 3rd Place- Payton Tullos (Rankin)
2015 Project Achievement Day (Judging) (various dates):

Northeast District: (June 19, 2015)

  • 1st Place- Lee
  • 2nd Place- Union
  • 3rd Place- Pontotoc
  • Individual:
    • 1st Place- Micah Taylor (Lee)
    • 2nd Place- Jorja Roberson (Lee)
    • 3rd Place- Coledon Montgomery (Pontotoc)

Northwest District: (June 18, 2015)

  • 1st Place- Tallahatchie
  • Individual:
    • 1st Place- Kimberly Ross (Tallahatchie)
    • 2nd Place- Karlie Bloodworth (Tallahatchie)
    • 3rd Place- Elizabeth Travers (Tallahatchie)

Southeast District: (June 9, 2015)

  • 1st Place- Marion
  • 2nd Place- Covington
  • 3rd Place- Jones
  • Individual:
    • 1st Place- Katie Price (Marion)
    • 2nd Place- Tatum Madden (Covington)
    • 3rd Place- Colleen Ellzey (Jones)

Southwest District: (June 16, 2015)

  • 1st Place- Smith
  • Individual:
    • 1st Place- Anna Margaret Kilgore (Smith)
    • 2nd Place- Hayden Kilgore (Smith)
    • 3rd Place- Payton Lemoine (Rankin)

The following will represent Mississippi in the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference on November 18-19, 2015 in Louisville, KY:

  • Ms. Morgan Baker from Stone County- BBQ Cookoff
  • Ms. Tori Stroupe from Lee County- Egg Prep
  • Rankin County- Judging Team

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