Pike County 4-H
Pike County 4-H News
July 11, 2014At this year’s Penn State Extension Master Gardener State Conference, the Master Gardeners of Pike County were presented with a second place “Search for Excellence - Innovative Projects” award for their Broad Street Pollinator Garden, and a third place “Search for Excellence - Youth Programming” award for a Spider Days educational program.
Pike County PA 4-H T-Shirt Design Contest
June 4, 2014This T-Shirt Design Contest is open to all Pike County PA 4-H members and leaders. See the details listed below and be sure to send in your drawing by June 30. All contest participants get a free t-shirt when they are printed for Harvest Fest.
4-H Horse and Pony Club News
May 27, 2014The Horse and Pony Club, a Pike County 4-H club at Van Wyk Farms in Hawley, PA, recently donated 10 “Fire Halters” to GAIT Therapeutic Riding Center in Milford. The 4-H members studied the design, followed the directions provided, and presented these special halters to Martha Dubensky, executive director of GAIT.
May 23, 2014Stephen Hughes, Monroe County Ag Educator and poultry specialist for Penn State Extension, goes by the name "Farmer Steve" when he visits elementary schools to share what he knows about chickens.
May 22, 2014Members of the 4H Palette of Fun Art Club had fun painting glass jars at their May 16 meeting.
Pennsylvania 4-H News
Lebanon County 4-H Club Sends Rabbits to Haiti
July 30, 2014The Rags to Rabbits 4-H Club in Lebanon County has a Haitian connection. This year a 15 year old youth currently serving with his family as missionaries in Haiti enrolled in the Lebanon County 4-H Club to learn more about rabbits.
4-H Forestry Project Skills Training Offered This Fall!
July 9, 2014A PA 4-H Forestry Project Skills Training is planned for 4-H youth (age 12 and up), 4-H adults and 4-H Leaders.
Nancy Hottle Honored
June 11, 2014Pennsylvania 4-H is proud to recognize Nancy Hottle of Coopersburg, PA, for her commitment to Penn State Extension's 4-H Youth Development Program and the community. Nancy is named the 2014 North East Region Salute to Pennsylvania Excellence 4-H Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer.
Anna “Mickey” Peters, 4-H Leader, Honored
June 11, 2014The National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Hall of Fame Task Force proudly announces that Anna “Mickey” Peters, 4-H Leader in Centre County, Pennsylvania, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame 2014 Class on October 10, 2014 at the National 4-H Center.
What the Future Holds
May 28, 2014Spring is finally here! For those of us showing animals as well as preparing fields it is a busy, busy time! Everyone’s barns have begun to fill up with young show animals. The grass is starting to turn shades of green again, flowers are trying to peak through the ground, and of course it's getting warmer.