4-H Grown: Andrew 'Boz' Bosworth Invests $1M in 4-H STEM

Andrew ‘Boz’ Bosworth grew up in California 4‑H, where he raised sheep and pigs and learned to code when he was 10. Today, the skills he learned in 4‑H and his passion for science and technology led him to join the Facebook team in 2006, where he developed the social network’s News Feed, Groups, and…

NBC News Learn Showcases 4-H Teens

4‑H youth across the country are using their skills, passions, and drive to make a remarkable impact in their communities. From the youngest 4‑H’er to young alumni, they see great value in giving back and inspiring those around them to do the same. Through a collaboration with NBC News Learn, 4‑H is telling the story…

4-H National Youth Science Day: Donaldson Shares a Passion for STEM

Donaldson Company, Inc. is excited to join 4‑H as a national sponsor in celebrating the 12th annual 4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) when it kicks off across the country in October 2019. 4‑H NYSD is an interactive learning experience that gets youth excited about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and spotlights the many ways millions of youth are engaging…

4-H Youth in Action: The Power of Youth-Adult Partnerships

Like myself, many teens don’t always listen to their parents’ advice. However, if another adult gives them the same advice, they are more willing to listen to it. I often find that I prefer to work through difficult problems or plan events and logistics with adults other than my parents. What I enjoy about other…

4-H Expert Series: Empowering Today’s Youth to Help Foster World Change

In 1965, 10-year-old Kip Tom achieved a long-awaited dream of joining 4‑H in a small rural community in northern Indiana. From that moment until 1974, a pathway began that would lead him to become a leader in agriculture. Today, he is Ambassador Kip Tom, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food…

10 Ways to Celebrate National 4-H Week

For over 100 years, 4‑H has inspired families, shaped careers, and impacted communities. On October 6 through 12, we will celebrate the impact of 4‑H during National 4‑H Week. Here are some ways you can celebrate 4‑H! Host a 4‑H Rally With permission, host a4‑H rally at a school or community center. It’s a great…

Seeking Game Changers for 4-H National Youth Science Day

4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is an annual initiative inspiring kids everywhere to take an active interest in STEM topics through hands-on learning. Celebrations begin October 1, with participation across the country in classrooms, clubs, homes, and afterschool spaces. This year’s 4‑H NYSD challenge, Game Changers, was developed by Google and West Virginia Extension…

4-H Inspires Youth Advocacy Through Juntos Program

For Sofia, a Juntos 4‑H’er and senior at Moreno Valley High School in California, it was not hard to notice how her school stood out for all the wrong reasons. “Every city has its sketchy areas, and my school… it is not high class like the other high schools.” She explained. If you step foot…

4-H Alumni Feature: Jumping to New Heights through 4-H

A little over 20 years ago, Lisa Borg started Ozark Miniature Tack and Equine Supplies. A lover of horses and all things equine, Lisa designed and offered quality equine supplies for minis and ponies. About two years ago, Ozark Mini Tack was purchased by State Line Tack, who not only saw a good business opportunity but great leadership and knowledge…

From 4‑H to Farm Bureau: 4-H Was Where I Learned More

4‑H alumni are always eager to share their 4‑H story. It’s a proud moment as they recount their experience at 4‑H camp, attending and showing at their local Fair, or completing a 4‑H project. These experiences are what shaped them to become who they are today. Whether they’re farmers, educators, or small business owners, alumni…