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  • Final State Fair Results!

    Congrats to State Dog Show participants on a successful State Show! The Old Red White and Blue Adult Leader Recognition at the State Events!
  • 4-H Awards Banquet and Training Day

    Sunday November 6, 2016 Wabasso Public School
  • 4-H grows leaders: A commitment to learning

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman looks forward to another great year of learning in 4-H programming.
  • Join our Minnesota 4-H Week of Thanks!

    Share your photos on social media Nov. 17-24
  • Online enrollment for 4-H families

    Enrollment opened Sep. 16!
  • New Club Survey Redwood Area Culinary Club

    Interest survey will be coming soon to see if anyone is interested in participating in a Culinary Club. This is an exciting program with leadership by experts in food systems. Persons of interest should contact Stacy at 637-4025 or email We are in the preliminary stages of planning and feedback from interested people is very helpful! The club would be held in Redwood Falls and established in a traditional club format.
  • New Program 4-H Cooking Adventure October 20, 2016 9 am-330 pm

    Redwood County volunteer Chef Mike Campbell will work with youth grades 3+ on making a chicken dinner from scratch. Youth will learn age appropriate knife skills, pastry, and pasta from scratch. They will eat what they cook! Youth and volunteers welcome!
  • Record Book Info

    Can you believe it is that time of year again! Records are such an important process when completing your 4-H year! Take time to reflect on your project, and determine what you liked and how you would change it. What could you do to improve it? What did you learn from doing this project? How much did it cost?
  • State Horse Shows

    Congrats to all the youth that participated in the State Horse Show the weekend of September 16-19, 2016. Redwood County Horse Project Members had an excellent showing with the majority of the 4-H’ers placing above 10th place. Link to State Horse Show Results: Pictured: Dina Vosberg and Michael Tauer
  • State Shooters Excel

    34 Redwood County 4-H members earned a spot at the 2016 MN 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational. 851 youth attended the State Shoot this year. Redwood County had many shooters earn placings above 20th place and several shooters earning the top 10. Amazing skills were seen! Link to results page: Jared Zollner Receiving Overall 3rd Place Black Powder Noah U’Ren Intermediate BB Gun State Champion
  • Congrats to 4-Her’s at State Fair!! General Encampment

    Redwood County was well represented this year during our General/Static Encampment. We had 32 youth attend the General Encampment this year. Kudo’s for each of you on an excellent showing at State Fair. (for livestock weekend look at the September Newsletter) Congratulations Kaitlyn Steffl 2016Purple Award Winner Link to Minnesota 4-H State Fair Results Page:
  • Congratulations to Regan Jacoby!

    This was my first trial outside of 4H, it was with the UnitedStatesDogAgilityAssociaction. We participated in jumpers and qualified with a perfect time and score. We also received the first place ribbon in our class. It was a good experience and nice to try something new.
  • Fun Shoot Sunday, October 9 at 3:00 p.m. Redwood Falls Sportsman’s Club

    The Redwood/Renville 4-H Shooting Sports Club will be conducting this “Fun Shoot”. Members will be demonstrating their skills in Running Target, Candy and Peep shoots, Spinner targets, Clay Target games etc. Prospective new members and the general public are invited. You must be enrolled/re-enrolled in 4-H and have paid your dues to participate in the shoot.
  • National 4-H Week Is Here!

    Challenge yourself and your club or a group of friends to celebrate 4-H that week or anytime throughout the month of October. It may be something as simple as wearing a 4-H shirt or inviting a friend to your 4-H club meeting. Or something more fun like making locker tags for all the 4-H members in your school, a float in the homecoming parade, or a thank you to your community sponsors. Letters to the editor or a 4-H promotional ad in the newspaper reminds the community that you are here and 4-H is a great opportunity for youth to learn leadership, teamwork, and more about any of the over 100 projects. If you have an idea and need any help, please let Karen know.
  • Ambassador Rally Monday, October 3rd 6 pm Wabasso Public School

    The 4-H Ambassadors will be meeting at 6:00 pm. Pizza and refreshments served. Wear your 4-H shirt. Also, Registration for the Ambassador Mystery Trip is now open. Redwood County Ambassador program has a big impact on many programs in Redwood County. Come, hear more about our program, and be a voice in Redwood County 4-H! Ambassador Application Link:
  • National 4-H WEEK Monday, October 3 7 pm Wabasso Public School

    Redwood County 4-H is celebrating National 4-H Week, which begins October 3. On Monday, October 3rd, we will be offering pizza and beverages at the Wabasso Public School for all youth and adults wearing a 4-H shirt. The Federation (which includes all youth in grades 7-13 and all screened volunteers) will approve a budget for the new year and elect officers that evening. Federation Officer Candidates must attend the October 3rd meeting in person, have their officer application completed, and be enrolled as an active 4-H member. (Pending status is fine). The Federation Office Application is new this year. This format change is fully intended to provide the applicant with a tool for future use whether as their Ambassador Application, for job applications, college applications, or scholarships. Also, each resume’ is will be unique to each applicant. Our younger applicants will have less on their resume’. This is expected and again will be a tool you can add to as time progresses. Any person needing assistance or who has questions should contact Stacy by calling 637-4025 or email Federation Officer Application Link:
  • How will records be judged?

    Redwood County will have all records judged at the Club level ONLY again this year. This was the consensus of the Federation. We encourage clubs to trade records with another club for judging.
  • Do I need a record cover?

    It is best to purchase one record cover or use a 3 ring binder. Keep records from year to year in one binder or cover. Records are a history of your 4-H career so keeping your records all together is key. You can purchase tabs to separate years.
  • How do I find records? under the download section
  • Project Records:

    Could you make it a goal to do at least one really good project record? Take time to fill it in and really think about what you did? It would be great to have a record for every project, but if you complete only one quality record that would be great too.
  • Participation Record:

    Every member needs to fill a participation record. This is a record of what you accomplished and participated in over the year. There is a record for Cloverbuds as well as a record for regular 4-H.
  • Tuesday, October 19

    Deadline for club leaders to provide a list to the Extension Office of those youth that will receive a disk for a specific project area and other awards.
  • Tuesday, September 27th

    Records are due to your club leader.
  • Science of Agriculture Response (SOAR) Challenge

    Teams interested in participating in the 2016-2017 SOAR Challenge have until the end of October to complete their Team Intent Form to be eligible to participate in the event in June 2017 at the St. Paul, U of M campus. What is the SOAR Challenge? SOAR provides a hands-on learning experience to inspire the next generation of agriculture leaders in Minnesota. Youth teams will partner with local expert mentors to develop science-based responses to agriculture-related issues they have identified in their communities. The winning team this year won $1000 scholarship per team member and have their product patented. Check out the Minnesota Web Page for more information! Youth can explore issues in the areas of agronomy, animal husbandry, soil science, ag business, rural finance, food science, engineering and more. Youth are encouraged to be creative in exploring and developing solutions. Each member of the top three teams will receive an academic scholarship of $500 - $1,000 for each team member. For more info, check it out here:
  • Fall 4-H Volunteer Training; Club Officer Training; Treasure Training, Treasure Review Committee November 6 beginning 3:30 pm Wabasso Public School

    Young people stay in 4-H because it’s fun! Find out how to create vibrant 4-H experiences that will make members want to keep coming back. The statewide fall volunteer training is for all 4-H youth & adult volunteers in clubs and county-wide groups and programs. At least one volunteer from each club needs to plan on attending, but you are encouraged to come as a team of youth and adults. Participants will dig into ideas and activities to get 4-H’ers engaged and excited. Our training this year is Vibrant Youth Vibrant Clubs; Leadership Takes a Village. I am very excited to present this topic to you on November 6th. This year we have a club competition planned: The most volunteers (screened or not, youth and adults) who attend this Fall Training win a prize! Plan on staying for the Awards Feast!
  • 4-H Awards Banquet November 6th Social Hour: 5:30 pm Banquet: 6pm Wabasso Public School

    Redwood County 4-H has a lot to celebrate, so make plans to attend the 4-H Awards Program at the Wabasso Public Schools Multi-purpose room! Details for the meal, as well as other activities will be decided at the Federation meeting scheduled for October 3. If you have thoughts, opinions, or ideas, please share with them your club representative(s) or a Federation officer.
  • October-November Event Calendar

    October October 3 – Ambassador Rally 6 pm Applications Due today too. October 3 – Federation Meeting and Officer Election and Budget Vote 7 pm October 9 – Shooting Sports Fun Shoot October 3 – 11 – National 4-H Week October 19 – Record awards, award application, Secretary Book and Treasurer Book due, Charters Due October 20 – 4-H Cooking Adventure Program led by Chef Mike Campbell. Sign Up Today! November November 6 – Fall Volunteer Training; Vibrant Youth Vibrant Clubs – Leadership Takes A Village November 6 – Club Officer Training November 6 – Treasurer Training and Treasurer Book Audit Committee November 6– Awards Banquet and Federation meeting
  • 4-H Pictures

    If you have any pictures of 4-H’ers “in action” please email them to the Extension Office so they can be included in the banquet slide show. Please have all pictures emailed to Stacy at by October 19.
  • From the director: I am #4HGrown

    Associate dean and state 4-H director Dorothy Freeman invites you to help celebrate National 4-H Week
  • Attend National 4-H Conference!

    Application deadline Nov. 10
  • Fall 4-H After School Programs and Clubs Starting Soon!

    Fall 4-H After School Programs and Clubs Starting Soon!
  • Federation Officer Application Now Ready!

    2016-2017 Federation Officer Application Ready
  • Ambassador Rally Coming Soon!

    Redwood County Ambassador Rally 10/3/2016
  • Redwood County September 4-H Clover Update newsletter now available

    The Redwood County 4-H Clover Update newsletter contains the latest news and information about 4-H events, deadlines, trainings, projects and other activities for members, families and volunteers in your county.
  • Message from Dorothy: Clover Update moving to an e-newsletter

    Look for the new format in October!
  • Announcing SS&W leader certification trainings

    Attend a training near you!
  • Join us in a Drone Discovery!

    Do you want free STEM kits?
  • Take the 4th H for Health Challenge!

    Is your club is ready to take on the challenge?
  • Announcing club chartering resources and deadlines!

    Charters are due Nov. 1!
  • Online training required for all 4-H chaperones

    This includes chaperones at Minnesota State Fair!
  • Announcing 2016 scholarship recipients

    Congratulations to this year's winners!
  • Share your stories about the 4-H pledge

    Help celebrate 4-H #TrueLeaders
  • Redwood County 4-H Events Calendar

    Stay up to date with the Redwood County 4-H Events Calendar.
  • Like Redwood County 4-H on Facebook

    Redwood County 4-H is now on Facebook!
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