4-H Today

  • My Sheep and Pigs Caused a Revolution

    Published on January 11, 2012

    4-H'er Nate Seese saw the need for high-quality protein at a Byron Center food pantry that helps feed at least 250 families, and decided to find a way to help.

  • Impact = 1 Day, 2 Clubs, 27 Volunteers, 88 Trees

    Published on October 18, 2011

    Members from the North Central 4-H Club and the 4-H Country Kids Club, their parents, volunteer leaders and local Master Gardeners showed up at the new Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds, where they spent the day planting, mulching and watering trees.

  • Improved literacy is hoped-for result of half-million book give-away

    Published on September 28, 2011

    The Lansing warehouse bulged with books of every size, for youth of all ages. Vehicles from all over the state steadily pulled up to the overhead doors and filled every space in the vehicle with boxes of "paper gold" better known as books.

  • 4-H youth embark on a "Revolution of Responsibility"

    Published on September 28, 2011

    Feeding the hungry. Watching over our lakes. Creating new businesses. You might think these are things for which our politicians are taking responsibility. But the group stepping forward to say, "We are," isn't made up of legislators. They're kids.

  • 4-H, kids, culinary arts and veggies

    Published on August 24, 2011

    Members of the Barry County F3 ENERGY! 4-H Club are learning about nutrition education and the culinary arts, while growing fresh vegetables to sell locally to restaurants or at farm markets.

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