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Student Soil Sleuths Dig In to Learn About the Importance of Soil Health in 2017 4‑H Ag Innovators Experience

By Kara Reinsel | April 4, 2017

Students from five states across the Midwest are set to take on the Healthy Soils Carbon Soil Investigation Challenge as part of the 2017 4‑H Ag Innovators Experience (4‑H AIE) activity.

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4‑H Names Amelia Day as the 2017 National 4‑H Youth in Action Winner

By National 4-H Council | March 22, 2017

National 4‑H Council today announced that Amelia Day, 18, of Fort Valley, Ga., was selected as the national winner of the 2017 Youth in Action Award. Day, who also won the Youth in Action Civic Engagement Pillar Award, was honored at National 4‑H Council’s Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. As the national Youth in Action winner, Day will receive $10,000 in scholarships for higher education.

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2017 4‑H Legacy Awards: Embodying the 4‑H Grown Spirit

By Kittrina Thompson | March 22, 2017
Another year, another astounding evening of impact and empowerment! If we’ve learned anything from the 4‑H Legacy Awards, it’s that our young people have a story to tell, a community to inspire, and a drive for success and service. The 2017 event was no different, as over 300 4‑H alumni, youth, educators, and supporters came… Read More

National 4‑H Council Announces Group of Prominent Alumni to Help Grow 4‑H

By National 4-H Council | March 21, 2017

National 4‑H Council announces today the launch of 4‑H Luminaries, an exclusive group of accomplished and influential 4‑H alumni that will help raise awareness of the life-changing 4‑H impact and generate support for bringing 4‑H to more youth in need.

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National Ag Day: Why It’s Important for Kids to Understand Where Their Food Comes From

By Samuel Sugarman | March 20, 2017
Agriculture is a part of all of us, and National Ag Day is a perfect time to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture across the United States. Growing up on a farm, every day was Ag Day. Waking to the shrill crow of the rooster, I would don my denim overalls and sleepily… Read More
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2017 4‑H Legacy Awards: Meet the Honorees

By Kittrina Thompson | March 20, 2017
On March 21, National 4‑H Council will hold its 8th annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C., honoring and celebrating True Leaders and 4‑H Grown Alumni, and bringing together dignitaries, community leaders, entertainers and more to celebrate 4‑H and its impact. Here are the honorees and special guests that will be in attendance: The Hosts This… Read More
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4‑H Alum, NASA Astronaut Encourages 4‑H Kids to ‘Dream Big’

By Matthew Carrai | March 7, 2017
“Dream big…and I mean really big!” This was 4‑H alumna Peggy Whitson’s advice to youth from the 4‑H Clubs of Houston and Hartsfield Elementary School in Texas during a twenty-minute interview on March 3rd, 2017. And such advice is not to be taken lightly when you consider that it was given by someone 250 miles… Read More

California’s Bryanne Sanchez Selected as Nationwide 4‑H Youth In Action Award Winner for Healthy Living

By Kara Reinsel | February 22, 2017

National 4‑H Council today announced that Bryanne Sanchez, 18, of Imperial, Calif., was selected as winner of the 2017 4‑H Youth In Action Award for Healthy Living.

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California’s Samuel Sugarman Selected as Nationwide 4‑H Youth In Action Award Winner for Agriculture

By Kara Reinsel | February 22, 2017

National 4‑H Council today announced that Samuel Sugarman, 18, of Encinitas, Calif., was selected as winner of the 2017 4‑H Youth In Action Award for Agriculture. Sugarman will be nationally recognized for his true leadership through agriculture education and his free Farm Tour Program.

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