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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.

  • Youth from Big Stone, Dakota and Ramsey Counties represented 4-H in Google Expeditions, a smartphone app that offers youth three-dimensional, virtual fieldtrips to places all over the world.
  • The Douglas County 4-H Science of Agriculture team was selected to raise and escort Minnesota turkeys for the annual Presidential Turkey Pardon in Washington D.C.
  • Teams from Rice, Jackson, Goodhue, Olmsted, Steele, Dakota, Wadena, Pennington, Pipestone, Meeker and Wright counties represented Minnesota 4-H various national animal science competitions.
  • Youth from the Meeker County 4-H Science of Agriculture team were featured in an article for the Careers with Code Magazine, highlighting how they track beef cattle using GPS technology.
  • The East Otter Tail 4-H Science of Agriculture team presented a workshop at the National Youth Summit on Agri-Science in Washington D.C.
  • Members of the Teen Power 4-H club of Ramsey County represented Minnesota at National 4-H Council’s Youth at Heart Day in Washington D.C.
  • Teams from Stearns, Carver, Scott, Mower, Clay, Sherburne, Chisago, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Pennington, Wadena and Anoka counties represented Minnesota 4-H in national knowledge and skill competitions.

Congratulations to the many 4-H youth whose commitment to teamwork has paid off!
Are you interested in a 4-H team experience that could lead to national opportunities? Consider building a team for one of our statewide STEM programs:

When youth collaborate to learn, grow and create –great things can happen.