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  • Redwood County sending 3 teams to Regional Project Bowl competition. Volunteers needed!

    Regional Project Bowl Redwood Area High School, Redwood Falls on March 17, 2018. Volunteer shifts begin at 8 am and end at 4 pm, length of time you help is up to you. We can have multiple shifts throughout the day. Call Stacy at 507-637-4025 to volunteer. Remember to wish our Project Bowl teams well! We have a Senior General Livestock team and 2 Wildlife teams entered. Good Luck!
  • Scholarships Available

    Minnesota 4-H, Redwood County 4-H, and local scholarships. Read on for more information.
  • Fruit and Food sales pick up information

    Fruit Sorting is March 23rd at Loocke's Total Precision (Old Shoffmans Bldg) in Redwood Falls at 6 pm. Food Sorting is March 24th at 7 am at Loockes Total Precision. Product pick up begins once sorting is finished approximately 8:15 am. All product to be picked up by 10 am.
  • Redwood / Renville County Shooting Sports and Wildlife Club sees success

    NRA National Junior Indoor Sectional Championship earned 2nd place overall finish. Team Individuals took home awards as well. Congratulations Jared, Catherine, Noah, and Georgie! Read on for more information
  • Alumni Highlight. Do You Know Who This Is?

    First person to contact Stacy at Redwood County 4-H at 507-637-4025 with the answer wins a $5 subway card. Read on for helpful hints.
  • Message from Dorothy: Citizenship is all about service

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman talks about citizenship - 4-H is about growing local and global citizens. People who are skilled, competent and committed to lives of service.
  • Your 4-H learning can lead to national opportunities

    Over the past several months, multiple 4-H teams from across Minnesota have showcased their learning at a national level - find out how!
  • Learn about new Livestock Quality Assurance training options for 4-H animal science members

    New in 2018 – 4-H animal science members can participate in one of two options for Livestock Quality Assurance certification training: 1) Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics (LQA&E) training, or 2) Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training. All youth participating as state fair 4-H livestock exhibitors must complete Livestock Quality Assurance training requirements.
  • Mark your calendars for the 2018 AKSARBEN Stock Show!

    The AKSARBEN Stock Show will be held in Grand Island, Neb. Sept. 27-30, 2018. It's open to 4-H members from Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. In it, 4-H youth exhibit livestock, compete in quiz bowl and judging, apply for scholarships and internships to work with the AKSARBEN Stock Show.
  • 2018 Helping Hands grant applications now open!

    Helping Hands grants helps fund worthy youth development programs or projects that young people seek to pursue in partnership with supportive adults and local businesses. Grant awards are between $200 and $2,000. Applications must be postmarked or emailed by March 1.
  • Learn about scholarships available for college-bound 4-H youth

    Several scholarships are being offered for Minnesota 4-H youth pursuing post-secondary studies at accredited colleges and universities. Over $20,000 is awarded annually through a competitive application process. Visit the 4-H scholarship website to learn more and apply.
  • Are you interested in becoming a 4-H dairy goat judge?

    A 4-H dairy goat judges training is being planned for Saturday, May 19 at the Benton County Fairgrounds. Adults interested should mark their calendars now! Registration materials will be available soon -- stay tuned form more info.
  • Attend spring 2018 SS&W Leader Certification Training

    Register by April 6 for the April 21-22 training to be held at the Long Lake Conservation Center in Palisades. This training is for Minnesota 4-H adults and youth (9th grade and older) that lead or would like to lead training in shooting sports or wildlife.
  • Family Fun Day Event

    Who: You and Your Family! All 4-H members are encouraged to attend! When: Sunday, February 25, 2018. Activities: 4-H Private Skate and Court Time, Canvas Painting (RSVP needed), Pot-Luck, Federation Meeting, and Open Skate and Open Court Time. Where: Redwood Area Community Center. Come celebrate with our 4-H community, complete a project for county fair or for fun, enjoy some great food, and have some fun! Read on for a schedule of events and who brings what for our pot luck. See you there!
  • Animal Science ID and Training Update

    Lots of information coming your way! Read further to get specific information on Animal ID deadlines, Animal Science education events, Livestock Quality Assurance and Ethics Training, and Animal Leasing programs.
  • Project Bowl Members Needed

    Needed - Redwood County Project Bowl teams update: General Livestock Junior Team (grades 3-8) are in need of a couple members, General Livestock Senior Team, Shooting Sports and Wildlife Teams, and Poultry Team. We have youth interested in a horse team and are in need of a coach. Contact the Redwood County 4-H office if interested in any of the above. Regional Project Bowl will be held March 17, 2018. Read On for more information.
  • Redwood County 4-H Endowment now open for public donations. Green Banks welcome at Family Fun Day 2/25/18.

    Redwood County 4-H Endowment Now Open For Public Donations. We will have information and brochures available for our 4-H families to take home following the Family Fun Day Event at the Redwood Area Community Center on February 25, 2018. 4-H members are encouraged to bring their green piggy banks the the Family Fun Day Event and we will trade you an empty one!
  • Fruit and food sale update

    Dates and Reminders for the Fruit and Food Sale
  • Celebrations and Condolences

    Let's celebrate good it a happy one or a sad one.
  • Redwood County 4-H Member Highlight

    Lamberton Leprechaun Thomas Netzke has seen much success during the last year in his Animal Science programs.
  • Redwood County 4-H Alumni Highlight

    Redwood County 4-H has so much talent to share. I am always amazed at all the talent we see on a daily basis within the youth and volunteers of our county. 4-H in itself has been long recognized as a youth organization that emphasises youth and club action in our community and as a program that offers youth hands on experience in many areas including leadership. Redwood County 4-H is fortunate to have many youth who have participated in 4-H over the years and we have many 4-H Alumni in our communities today. I thought it would be fun to include Alumni in our newsletters. Anyone having information to share on Alumni are encouraged to contact the Redwood County 4-H Office with details and contact information.
  • Volunteer Shout Out!

    Thank you to our Project Bowl volunteer leaders!
  • Message from Dorothy: Teenagers: Your self-confidence is key!

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman encourages young people to be bold and build their self-confidence.
  • JOANNhearts4H – Support 4-H youth with a 4-H paper clover

    In February, make a $4 donation at your local JOANN register. You'll support 4-H and get $4 off your next purchase. And join a special Valentine's Day community service event on Feb. 3.
  • Spend your summer in a youth development internship with 4-H

    Minnesota 4-H is now accepting applications for 2018 summer internships with 4-H programs in counties across the state. The application deadline is open until positions are filled with a preference for candidates who apply by Feb. 15.
  • Jerry Ludwig of Redwood County named Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

    Jerry Ludwig has been chosen as Minnesota’s 4-H Salute to Excellence Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.
  • Crissy Otting of Clearwater County honored as Volunteer of the Year

    Crissy Otting has received the Minnesota 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year Award.
  • Salute To Excellence! Jerry Ludwig Awarded

    December 3, 2017 at Wabasso Public School during Redwood County 4-H Recognition and Game Night Jerry Ludwig was awarded the Salute To Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award. Jerry will also be honored at the January 16, 2018 Redwood County Commissioners Meeting 8:30 am at the Redwood County Government Center, Redwood Falls Mn.
  • Recognition and Game Night is About More Than Awards

    Recognition and Game Nite is an evening for our 4-H community to come together and celebrate our success, our programs, and our 4-H community spirit. We had over 70 people attend. Thank you all for your time, wonderful food shared, and sponsoring the Minute to Win It games!
  • Time To Get Ready For Project Bowl!

    Practices will begin soon usually in January. Team Registrations due February 5th. Project Bowl Regional Competition is in Redwood Falls on March 17, 2017
  • Redwood County Animal Leasing Program - New Swine Lease

    Interested in animals? Want to learn more about one and show it at Redwood County Fair? Don't have your own? 4-H has a leasing program and we can help you find an animal to lease! We have a lot of youth who lease animals to show at County Fair and so can you!
  • Screened Volunteers Needed

    Who: Any adult in a leadership position needs to be a screened volunteer. Any family member or adult volunteer can become a screened volunteer. Thank you to all of you have taken the time to help Redwood County 4-H meet our safety policies! How: An email was sent mid December to your family email with all the information needed. Or go to the Minnesota 4-H Website under volunteers for more information. Why: We have a safety policy that the screened volunteer role will help fulfill. This is to keep our youth safe and our volunteers safe and supported. Also, the Redwood County 4-H Federation set a goal of 1 screened adult volunteer per family. Becoming a screened volunteer is a service for your 4-H club and our 4-H community. It does not mean you will be asked to fulfill anymore areas than you already are. Thanks for the consideration. Our Goal is 160 screened adult family or guardian members.
  • Message from Dorothy: Youth in 4-H make healthier choices

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman celebrates the connection between 4-H and healthy choices in young people. Two 4-H members' stories are featured and you're invited to share your own healthy living story.
  • Plan to attend the 2018 Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) trip to Washington DC!

    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. Registration will open Feb. 1, and close when all spaces have been filled, or by Feb. 28, whichever comes first.
  • Announcing the 2018 4-H Engineering Design Rube Goldberg Challenge for high school youth

    Starting in 2018 the 4-H Engineering Design Rube Goldberg Challenge will include high school youth in grades 9 to one year after high school. The 2018 challenge will be to “plant a seed and water the seed”.
  • Southwest Animal Science Challenge and Project Bowl Is Fast Approaching

    Project Bowl Competition season is near. Interested in leading a team? Want to be on a team?
  • Find college scholarships for engineering careers

    High school students pursuing engineering as a post-secondary option – check out this giant list of scholarships, curated by the American Society for Engineering Education.

  • Participate in 2018 project bowls!

    2018 project bowl information is now available! Form a team and participate in one of the four regional Minnesota 4-H Project Bowls across the state. Check out the website for rules, resources and more to get your team started!
  • Club and project leaders -- know and connect with new members!

    Connecting with new 4-H families is an important part of enrollment. Club and project leaders are reminded that they can use 4HOnline to obtain updated member lists and contact information. User guides and video tutorials are available.
  • Learn about the Science of Agriculture Challenge with this new video!

    The newest in the Discover Minnesota 4-H video series is ready just in time to start recruiting participants for the Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge.
  • Congratulations to the 2017-18 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team

    Through citizenship education and leadership activities, the Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors contribute meaningfully to 4-H and to their communities. Welcome the 2017-18 Minnesota 4-H State Ambassador team.

  • Discover Minnesota 4-H!

    Check out the new Discover Minnesota 4-H video series on YouTube! This collection of short videos is designed to help new 4-H families better understand our program, and to recruit new members!
  • Congratulations scholarship recipients!

    The Minnesota 4-H Foundation is pleased to announce 2017 scholarship recipients. Find out which youth and alumni from across Minnesota received this special honor.
  • 4-H Dog Project Rally Materials have been Revised

    Make sure you are using the updated materials!
  • Like Redwood County 4-H on Facebook

    Redwood County 4-H is now on Facebook!
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