Poultry science and 4-H: From a project to a career
Published on June 28, 2017
Participation in a 4-H poultry project can lead to a major in college and a career.
Teen leadership opportunities at 4-H livestock auctions
Published on June 21, 2017
Teens can take on important leadership roles when running livestock auctions.
Showmanship 101 for all species
Published on June 6, 2017
A basic understanding of showmanship, no matter what species of animal you are showing.
How to recognize a sick bird
Published on May 17, 2017
People with backyard birds should be able to recognize when a bird is sick.
4-H ‘true leaders’ across Michigan assist in rangeland wildfire disaster relief
Published on May 11, 2017
Early in March, regions of Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas were devastated by high winds and uncontrollable wildfires. Seeing a critical need, Michigan 4-H'ers across the state stepped up to show their support and provide relief.
Setting goals with your 4-H market livestock animal
Published on April 24, 2017
Start your record book for your 4-H project animals at the beginning of the project.
Protect yourself from salmonella when handling chicks and ducklings
Published on April 11, 2017
We hear about taking precautions to avoid getting salmonella when cooking chicken, but we forget it can also be passed along from handling our feathered friends.
Pre- and post-purchase tips: Adding animals to the herd made easy
Published on March 31, 2017
Adding animals to existing herds poses a certain amount of risk. Make sure to check off the important information prior to purchasing.
Michigan 4-H alum Izzy showcases her passion for fashion on this season’s Project Runway: Junior
Published on February 14, 2017
A Michigan 4-H'er is living out her childhood dream at the young age of 16. She was a contestant on season two of the reality show "Project Runway: Junior," currently airing on Lifetime TV.
4-H Challenged Me helps kids make a new connection
Published on February 10, 2017
A new peer-to-peer Michigan State University Extension Michigan 4-H program is giving mild to severely disabled children from Lapeer, Macomb, Tuscola and Sanilac counties the chance to show livestock at the Eastern Michigan State Fair.