In poultry judging students will learn how to examine and grade eggs for exterior quality, as well as broken out and candling for internal quality. Students will learn to identify the butcher cuts of ready to cook poultry as well as how to grade ready to cook meats. They will also learn to identify the physical characteristics which indicate that a hen is a quality producer of eggs. Practice for the 2019 Poultry Judging Team will begin in February 2019.
The 4-H Forestry Judging Team in Hart County has a long winning record. The team has continued to practice during the summer months to prepare themselves for competition in September. State Forestry competition was held Saturday, September 22nd. Hart County came out with a #1 place. Congratulations team, you make us very proud!
Cotton Boll & Consumer Judging
This is a great learning experience to teach you how to be a smart shopper. You will learn to be wise consumers and focus your studies on 4 items: sunglasses, fast-food meals, gift cards and neck ties/bowties. You will also learn about the importance of cotton and get to create a commercial promoting cotton to present at the district contest in November.This judging team is lots of fun! Come join us! Practice will be on Mondays starting September 10th thru November 5th. The practices are held after school until 5:00 pm. The 4-H van will pick up at HCMS and HCHS for those that are interested. Please let us know if you need a ride.