• Michigan 4-H receives Toyota 4-H2O grant for 4th year to provide water education opportunities

    Published on July 13, 2011
    Michigan 4-H received a $65,000 grant to help fund 4-H2O projects and support the 2011 4-H National Youth Science Day.

  • Hero Packs: A way communities can honor and support military youth

    Published on June 30, 2011
    Military Kids is a 4-H program that supports Michigan military children and youth who are about to be affected by a loved one's deployment. Hero Packs are one of the ways communities can show support for military youth with deployed loved ones.

  • Barry County Extension 4-H attracts and educates 577 youth in one day

    Published on June 30, 2011
    The 6th Annual Ag Awareness Day took place May 12, 2011 at the Barry County Expo Center. Participating in the event were 577 third-grade students from area schools, 115 teachers and chaperones, and 100 presenters and helpers.

  • 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.

  • Demmer Center provides multitude of shooting sport opportunities for community

    Published on March 4, 2011
    The Demmer Center serves as a training site for future national championship caliber collegiate shooting sports teams, as well as provides space for public shooting sports education courses and extramural enjoyment opportunities for the public.

  • 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.