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Follow the 4-H Healthy Food Guidelines and Enjoy Our New Recipe Book for Healthy Youth!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 16, 2017

Finding quick, healthy, economical snacks that kids enjoy can prove difficult for educators and families alike. Luckily, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s...

Professional Development Opportunities through 4-H

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 06, 2016

Summertime provides wonderful opportunities to enjoy a relaxing break, family vacations, barbecues with friends, and long lazy days.  Summertime is also a...

How to Show a Rabbit in 4-H Showmanship

Companion Animals Ag Zone Updated: September 29, 2015

When showing your rabbit in 4-H, you may enter into rabbit showmanship. Showmanship may be done differently in different locations, but the basic concept is...

What is a ranch?

Science for Youth Updated: April 29, 2015

A ranch is a place where livestock are raised. The most common type is a cattle ranch, where beef cattle are raised. We often think of a cowboy riding a...

What is an orchard?

Science for Youth Updated: April 28, 2015

An orchard is a type of farm where fruits and nuts are grown on trees and shrubs. Examples of orchard fruits are apples, pears, oranges, bananas, and...

4-H Science

Science for Youth Updated: August 01, 2013

4-H brings many opportunities for learning in science, technology, engineering, & applied mathematics. See what others across the country are doing in 4-H...

The Winning 4-H Plan

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: August 01, 2013

Educators from Ohio have developed an awareness program for 4-H educators, volunteers, parents, and youth in which the participants experience everyday...

What is a dairy farm?

Science for Youth Updated: July 17, 2012

 A dairy farm is where female livestock are raised for their milk.  The most common dairy animal is the cow.  Dairy cattle produce a lot of milk. Farmers...

What are dairy cattle?

Science for Youth Updated: April 11, 2012

Dairy cattle are livestock that are bred and raised for their milk.  Dairy cattle are raised on dairy farms.  The milk collected from the female cow is used...

Could my 4-H project birds catch bird flu?

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