4-H will be taking orders for high quality strawberry plant bundles. These plants come from virus indexed, tissue cultured mother plants.
When you think of teens, you might not think of safety but that is changing because some Pennsylvania’s youth are proving that safety is an important part of rural work and life. Four FFA teams and four 4-H teams from across the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held at the 2015 PA Farm Show on Wednesday, January 14.
Present and former 4-H members in Pennsylvania who are currently attending Penn State University may be eligible for the 2015 Baker 4-H Scholarship.
Interested in state or local government? Want to meet your local State Representatives and talk about current events and hot topics? Here’s your chance! If you’re a teen at least 15 years old (as of January 1) then you are eligible to attend4-H Capital Days on April 18-20 in Harrisburg at the State Capitol. Only two teens are afforded this opportunity. If you’re interested, please contact Pam as soon as possible for more information and to confirm your registration. Registrationsare due by March 1.
“Cumberland County 4-H members, volunteers, and families spread holiday cheer with the residents of Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Carlisle. Christmas carols were sang and cards were given to residents from the 4-H members.”
Cumberland County 4-H teen leaders are planning a spooky fun time at this year's 4-H Lock-In! The Halloween-themed event, which takes place on October 31 at the Cumberland County Extension Office in Carlisle, will include activities such as crafts, caramel apple making, pumpkin decorating, team games, and movies. Registration is due by October 24.
Join us for breakfast as we recognize outstanding 4-H achievements.
Teens and safety rarely go hand in hand, but the next generation of agricultural producers is proving that safety is an important part of rural work and life.
The 4-H livestock sale was held 6:00PM Monday night at the Shippensburg Fairgrounds.
The Cumberland County Extension Board of Directors awarded the 2014 Rosemarie Peiffer 4-H Educational Award to Benjamin Jackson at their June 3, 2014 meeting.
Cumberland County 4-H is gearing up for its annual 4-H Ag Science Day Camp, scheduled for June 24 and 25.
My name is Kelsey Hurley and I attend Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.
Thirty-four Pennsylvania 4-H members attended the 2013 National 4-H Congress, held Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in Atlanta, Ga. Each year, 4-H members from across the United States and its territories come together to participate in the event, which includes educational, service-learning and recreational opportunities. Forty-five states and Puerto Rico were represented in Atlanta, with approximately 735 delegates in attendance. National 4-H Congress has been a 4-H tradition for more than 90 years.
Cumberland County is currently home to the 2013-2014 State 4-H President Nathan Repetz and State FFA President Christopher Toevs.
The 4-H office has Giant "Cash for Causes" Gift Cards you can purchase for their valued price; and use just like cash, when paying for items at the local Giant Food Store. If your family shops at any Giant Food Store, this is for you!
University Park, Pa. — Pennsylvania 4-H will increase its annual fee for the program to $20 from $10, beginning Oct. 1, 2013. The increase — the first in 10 years — will offset rising costs of 4-H curricula development, project offerings and project books, leader guides, officer books and other program support
Ag honors Duane Duncans' 55 years of service culminate in hall of fame induction.
Rock Springs, PA. Teens and safety rarely go hand in hand, but the next generation of agricultural producers is proving that safety is an important part of rural work and life. Five teams of 4-H youth from throughout the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held at the 2013 Ag Progress Days on Wednesday, August 14.
What started with growing crops and raising animals for production and meat has now evolved into a wide variety of activities and programs for youth enthusiasts. 4-H was started with projects such as corn planting and raising livestock but now 4-H has more to offer; teaching personal skills while achieving career success. The Cumberland County 4-H program offers involvement for any interest, and provides personal achievement for youth in our community.
Cumberland County 4-H member, Ben Jackson, will be representing Pennsylvania 4-H at this year’s National 4-H Congress in November in Atlanta, Georgia.