4-H Today

  • Kids have a blast at Science Blast

    Published on May 31, 2011

    Dozens of children descended on the 4-H Children's Garden as part of Michigan State University Extension's 4-H Science Blast on May 20.

  • New 4-H worm farming program expands inch by inch

    Published on March 4, 2011

    The 4-H Worm program introduces youth to raising worms for entrepreneurial projects. Children raise worms in household bins to either sell the worms to anglers or sell the exceptionally rich compost they generate to farmers and gardeners.

  • 4-H Youth honored by Governor Granholm

    Published on March 4, 2011

    It's not every day that someone gets asked to have lunch with the governor. According to Debra Dix, "We weren't even planning on going to the U.P. State Fair, and then we received these tickets in the mail!"

  • 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus

    Published on March 2, 2011

    Leadership. Citizenship. Civic engagement. These are just some of the things Southwest Michigan teens learned during their week of 'learning by doing' at the 2010 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington, D.C.

  • Sault Ste Marie home to 4-H youth from Japan

    Published on March 2, 2011

    The family of Carl and Joy Anderson literally brought the world into their home this summer when they hosted a 4-H Japanese exchange student for one month.

  • Michigan 4-H does make a difference!

    Published on March 2, 2011

    In a 2007 study by the National Center for Higher Education, Michigan 4-H high school and pre-college students-especially those involved in pre-college programs-attend college more often than their same-age state and national peers.

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