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4-H in Benton County

  • Silent Auction Benefit for Cindy Wilson
    Benefit for Cindy (Knapek) Wilson who is battling breast cancer.
  • Message from Dorothy: Volunteering is a gift we give ourselves

    During a month we often spend expressing gratitude for good things in our lives, associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages adults to add the gift of volunteering to your list. Read more

  • Apply for National 4-H Conference!
    Nov. 10 is the deadline for MInnesota 4-H youth to apply for the National 4-H Conference to be held in Washington D.C. April 7-12, 2018. You must be 15 years old by Jan. 1 and not older than 19 by June 1 (in the year of conference attendance).
  • Plan ahead for Citizenship Washington Focus 2018!
    Minnesota 4-H youth in grades 9-13 are invited to strengthen their communication, leadership, and citizenship skills at a national level by attending Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington D.C. from June 23-30, 2018. Pre-application materials will be available online Jan. 10, 2018.
  • Sign up for the BLU regional youth leadership workshops!
    Register for a regional youth leadership workshop for youth in grades 6-12 at one of five locations across the state. Activities are planned and facilitated by the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors!
  • Clovermart winter sale now open!
    Did you miss your favorite Minnesota 4-H styles at the state fair? Are you thinking of holiday gifts for 4-H loving people in your life? Good news - Minnesota 4-H Clovermart is open for a winter sale through Dec. 14.
  • It’s time to re-enroll!
    Re-enrollment for 4-H members and adult volunteers is open. The volunteer re-enrollment period is Sept. 16 - Oct. 31. And remember, starting this fall, 4-H volunteer enrollment will last for three years.
  • Consider applying for an AMC 4-H Community Leadership Award
    The Extension Committee of the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC) will select two 4-H club projects that will each receive awards of $500 in recognition for their contributions and service to their communities. The application deadline is Jan. 22.
  • Benton County 4-H Clubs
    All Benton County Clubs and club information.
  • 2017 Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show Results
    Fourteen Benton County 4-H’ers competed at the 2017 Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show. The 2017 State 4-H Dog Show was held on September 23 – 24 at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. 4-H’ers who have complete 4th grade and receive blue ribbons at the county level are given the opportunity to compete at the state level with their dogs in Agility, Obedience, Rally, and Showmanship judging. Benton County’s results include:

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