PA 4-H is now a certifying organization to receive acknowledgement from the President of the United States for dedication of volunteer service.
Lehigh County 4-Her, Brandon Selig, recently received a President's Volunteer Service Award recognizing his service to 4-H and his local community.
The 2014 4-H Potato Grading and Identification Contest was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on January 7. Forty-five 4-H members comprising of 9 teams participated in this exciting contest. Participants from Bradford, Indiana, Lehigh, and Northampton Counties tested their knowledge of spuds.
A new 4-H Club focusing on Agricultural Marketing (farming, direct-to-consumer farm marketing, food processing, food distribution, and agritourism) is forming.
Lehigh County 4-H Livestock, Dairy, and Equine club members recently participated in the annual 4-H Ethics and Quality Assurance educational program.
Harold and Kenneth Gehringer, of Gehringer Four Springs Farm in Kutztown, have been selected as a winner in the America's Farmers Grow Communities Program, which gave farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations.