Stories about 4-H
The Willing Workers 4-H Club in Owen County received a $1,000 Youth Engaged Service Grant from the Indiana 4-H Foundation to support Horse Angels Inc., a local facility that rescues horses.
For Eric Brammeier, who farms and owns a crop insurance business, August is about waiting for harvest — and harvest prices to be set.
The La Porte community, including more than 20 businesses and nonprofit organizations, worked together to provide local 4-H-raised protein to 29 food pantries and soup kitchens.
The 2023 Indiana State Fair Supreme Drive, hosted by Indiana Farm Bureau, was held at the Indiana State Fair. The Supreme Drive specifically highlighted female breeding animals such as gilts, ewes, heifers and cows.
Sixty young livestock exhibitors vied for the title of “Grand Champion Overall Master Showman” during the 2023 Illinois State Fair Master Showmanship Contest.
The 166th Indiana State Fair ended after 18 days of fun, food, education and entertainment. Highlights included the new Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion, the Illuminate Lantern Display, basketball-themed exhibits and more.
The summer has certainly been speeding by. Always seems like summer is so short and winter so long. We have been blessed with great weather so far in August.
It has been an extraordinarily dry summer in my neck of the woods. Our farm lies in an area designated by “exceptional drought.”
Our sweet corn season is in full swing. We are selling in Galveston six days a week in addition to the Logansport farmers market. We also sell at the Logansport and Kokomo farmers markets.
Fairs, jackpot livestock shows and cattle breed association junior regional and national events are underway in America’s heartland.
Sixty-five delegates from 31 counties attended the 2023 State 4-H Junior Leader Conference June 13-16 at DePauw University.
In my 10th year leading National 4-H Council, the nonprofit partner to Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Program, I’m reflecting on the significant role 4-H plays in preparing a diverse workforce in agriculture.
My county Farm Bureau recently hosted its Day on the Farm for most of the fourth-graders in the county, an event that was a highlight of my year.
Ten years, 2,500 stories, thousands of photos, hundreds of blogs — and it’s just the beginning of my career as an agricultural journalist.
Emilie Carson always knew she wanted a career in agriculture. Her journey in 4-H and FFA led her to her dream job — an agricultural educator at Hamilton Heights.