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National 4‑H Council Board Elects New Chair and Trustees

By National 4-H Council | January 13, 2022

NATIONAL 4 H COUNCIL BOARD ELECTS NEW CHAIR AND TRUSTEES U.S Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden Selected as Board Chair Corteva Agriscience Executive Vice President Rajan Gajaria and Louisiana 4-H Alumnus Tay Moore Selected as Trustees  Chevy Chase, MD (January 13, 2022) – National 4 H Council has announced the election of…

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National 4‑H Council Board of Trustees Elects U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO Krysta Harden as Board Chair

By National 4-H Council | January 13, 2022

NATIONAL 4-H COUNCIL BOARD OF TRUSTEES ELECTS U.S. DAIRY EXPORT COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND CEO KRYSTA HARDEN AS BOARD CHAIR CHEVY CHASE, MD (January 13, 2022) – Krysta Harden, the first woman to lead the U.S. Dairy Export Council and a former U.S. Agriculture Department deputy secretary, has been elected board chair by the National 4-H…

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4‑H Selects Five Teens as National 4‑H Tech Changemakers for 2022

By National 4-H Council | December 14, 2021

National 4-H Council announced the national 4-H Tech Changemakers for 2022. Five 4-H teens from around the country were selected as ambassadors of the 4-H Tech Changemakers program. They will spend the next year teaching digital skills in their local communities while advocating for digital equity and skills education across the country.

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Native American Heritage Month: The Voice of Animal Nation

By Tashina Red Hawk | November 9, 2021

My English name is Tashina Red Hawk. My Lakota name is Anpetu Yuonihan Win, which means “Honors the Day Woman.”  I represent the Sicangu Lakota Oyate, who are also known as the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. I reflect those who have raised me, taught me, and molded me into the person that I am today. I…

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Once Upon Tomorrow: A Story of Computer Science Dreams Come True

By National 4-H Council | October 20, 2021

Once Upon Tomorrow: A Story of Computer Science Dreams Come True By: Maggie Johnson, Google, VP of Education and Research Making Tomorrow Possible with Computer Science For many of the challenges our world faces – like access to healthcare and climate change – technology – and technologists – will be part of the solution. We…

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Celebrate Lights On Afterschool as part of your 4‑H STEM Challenge!

By Tierra Easter | October 18, 2021

Afterschool programs provide the perfect setting for students to engage in STEM learning. According to the newly released America After 3PM special report, STEM learning in afterschool programs is on the rise, but inequities remain. Lights On Afterschool is a great opportunity for programs to showcase their STEM curriculum! In its 22nd year, Lights On Afterschool is a nationwide…

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Dr. Jacqueline Applegate, President, North America Crop Science for Bayer, is Elected to National 4‑H Council’s Board of Trustees

By National 4-H Council | October 18, 2021

Chevy Chase, Maryland (October 18, 2021) National 4-H Council is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Jacqueline (Jackie) Applegate, President, North America Crop Science for Bayer, to its Board of Trustees. Dr. Applegate was unanimously elected to the Board of Trustees during Council’s most recent meeting on September 16. “I am honored and privileged…

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Your Mental Health Matters

By Jennifer Sirangelo | October 8, 2021

An Open Letter to Young People from Jennifer Sirangelo Have you ever wondered what mental health really is? Experts define it as our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental health impacts our thoughts, feelings, physical health, and actions in everyday life. Now, I am by no means a mental health expert. I can’t speak to…

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating an Investment in Community

By Congressman Henry Cuellar | October 4, 2021

As co-chair of the Congressional 4-H Caucus, I join a group of 55 Representatives who are advocates, champions and alumni of 4-H, raising awareness of the organization’s impact on young people and communities across the United States. We are a community of leaders who use our national platforms to impact the districts we serve locally….

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