From 4‑H to Farm Bureau: A Firm Foundation for My Passion in Agriculture

4‑H Alumni nationwide have a story to tell and a testimony to share when it comes to how 4‑H has changed their lives, shaped their personalities, and opened up doors, getting them to where they are today. As we continue our celebration of successful women and men who are proud to say they are 4‑H…

July 25, 2017 11:19 AM
4-H TodayPartnerships

July 25, 2017 11:19 AM

4-H TodayPartnerships

2017 4-H Youth in Action: Farm Tour with Samuel Sugarman

4‑H alum Samuel Sugarman understands the importance of knowing from where your food comes. Since the development of the Farm Tour Program, he’s had the opportunity to share his knowledge with local youth and educate them on food and farming in a fun way. Step inside Sugar Sweet Farm as the 2017 4‑H Youth in Action…

July 25, 2017 10:44 AM
4-H Today

July 25, 2017 10:44 AM

4-H Today

2017 4-H Youth in Action: An Opportunity Like No Other

Standing in the presence of Jennifer Nettles, Aubrey Plaza, and Anne Burrell while the cameras flashed and smiles beamed all across the room was only a sliver of my unforgettable Youth in Action experience. While standing on the “green” carpet, I was taken aback by the surrealism of this honor and award. Three years ago,…

July 25, 2017 8:56 AM
4-H TodayHealthy Living

July 25, 2017 8:56 AM

4-H TodayHealthy Living

From 4-H to Farm Bureau: Still Making the Best Better

4‑H Alumni nationwide have a story to tell and a testimony to share when it comes to how 4‑H has changed their lives, shaped their personalities, and opened up doors, getting them to where they are today. As we continue our celebration of successful women and men who are proud to say they are 4‑H…

May 30, 2017 12:54 PM
4-H TodayPartnershipsAlumni

May 30, 2017 12:54 PM

4-H TodayPartnershipsAlumni

4-H National Youth Science Day: STEM Excitement

With less than four months until the 2017 4‑H National Youth Science Day event, excitement is building as 4‑H clubs, schools, after-school programs and more are preparing for this national youth-led science experiment. Watch as the University of Nebraska-Lincoln – developers of the 2017 4‑H NYSD Challenge, Incredible Wearables – shares the importance of 4‑H STEM programming…

May 30, 2017 8:30 AM
4-H TodaySTEM

May 30, 2017 8:30 AM

4-H TodaySTEM

4-H Expert Series: Lori Dawson, U.S. Cellular Engineer, on empowering the next generation of STEM leaders

When it comes to creating success in one’s career, sometimes the greatest obstacle can be ourselves. Lori Dawson has experienced this challenge firsthand. While her journey in the field of engineering began with the desire to solve complex problems by interacting and communicating with others, speaking up and using her voice was a struggle. As…

May 30, 2017 8:13 AM
4-H TodayPledge to YouthPartnershipsSTEM

May 30, 2017 8:13 AM

4-H TodayPledge to YouthPartnershipsSTEM

Brand in Action: Jamila Walida Simon, New York 4-H

“Brand in Action” is a series of interviews with 4‑H  in states nationwide who are investing in the 4‑H Grows Engagement Campaign to elevate the 4‑H brand, raise resources to help grow the 4‑H program and positively impact more kids in the future. This month, we feature Jamila Walida Simon, New York State 4‑H Citizenship and…

May 17, 2017 3:40 PM
4-H Professionals

May 17, 2017 3:40 PM

4-H Professionals

2017 4-H Youth in Action: Five Things I Learned about the National 4-H Council Legacy Awards

There were several things that I learned about the Legacy Awards after I was named the Citizenship Pillar winner, all of which have made the Legacy Awards an even more memorable event for me. So, I am going to share with you about the Five Things I Learned about the National 4‑H Council Legacy Awards:…

May 10, 2017 3:32 PM
4-H TodayCitizenship

May 10, 2017 3:32 PM

4-H TodayCitizenship

2017 4-H Youth in Action: Moving Forward to Inspire Others

My Youth in Action experience still seems a bit surreal to me. From walking the “green carpet” with outstanding 4‑H alum, talking with donors and the media about my experience with 4‑H, and receiving an award in Washington, D.C. at a beautiful gala – I am still amazed that for me this all started on…

April 27, 2017 12:46 PM
4-H Today

April 27, 2017 12:46 PM

4-H Today

2017 4-H Youth in Action: A Platform to Make an Impact

Winning the 2017 4‑H Youth in Action STEM Pillar Award is a life-changing experience. There have been so many wonderful adventures that I don’t know where to begin! The Legacy Awards dinner was awe inspiring. There were so many people who were supportive of 4‑H and its mission. Everyone was so interested in me and…

April 27, 2017 9:24 AM
4-H TodaySTEM

April 27, 2017 9:24 AM

4-H TodaySTEM