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Jan 19, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Allen L. and Richard H. Baker 4-H Scholarship are now being accepted.

Jan 19, 2018

If you are a current 4-H member and have an interest in beekeeping, consider submitting an essay!

Council members and advisor pose for the "Council Christmas card" while assisting at the Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Hershey
Jan 13, 2018

Check out what your PA 4-H State Council has been up to over the past month!

Andrea Repetz and Julia Jumper prepare for their time in the spotlight!
Jan 12, 2018

Pennsylvania 4-H had a presence all week at the Farm Show, including a trip down the street to ABC27's "Good Day, PA" show.

Council films their newest vlog at their meeting.
Nov 29, 2017

Want to know what your State Council has been up to?

Council with Secretary Redding and Secretary Rivera.
Oct 28, 2017

Want to know what your State Council has been up to?

Oct 25, 2017

Find out more about this new statewide opportunity

Council with the FFA State Officer team at Ag Progress Days
Oct 3, 2017

Want to know what your State Council has been up to?

Anna Schmitt, Jared Rose, Shirlann Harmon, Kayla Kimble, Andrea Repetz, Annah Burke, Caroline Benfer, and Julia Jumper make up the 2018 State Council team.
Sep 25, 2017

Eight youth from across the state installed as PA 4-H State Council

Pennsylvania 4-H’ers, from left, Jayden Dennis, Sophia Manidis, and Jadyn Heck-Hoppes identify invasive species. (Photo courtesy of Deborah Dietrich)
Jun 27, 2017

Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H, with funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, created Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests, a hands-on curriculum to address the threat of invasive species.

Youth in the Science Track of the 2017 Wildlife and Forestry Field Day learned to apply wildlife and forestry knowledge in on-site skills sessions. A sign language interpreter (center) assisted in explaining tree measuring technique.
May 18, 2017

The 2017 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day, held at Rock Springs, PA, was another “wild” success! 4-H youth and adults from across the state explored the wildlife and forestry sciences. The event featured an Exploratory Track for younger 4-H youth and a Science Track for teens. The theme for the Exploratory Track presented tools and methods for wildlife and forestry research, while the Science Track focused on applying research knowledge to managing forests and wildlife.

Kessler's Extension career began in 1969
May 11, 2017

Robert Kessler, former Extension Agent in Franklin County, to be inducted this fall.

Julia stands in front of the National 4-H Conference Center
Apr 21, 2017

Julia Jumper is a 4-H member in Westmoreland County.

Jared is a Crawford County 4-H'er
Apr 21, 2017

Crawford county 4-Her Jared Rose learned about the "Science of Music" by partnering with the Smithsonian.

Anna is a 4-H member in Washington County
Apr 21, 2017

Anna Schmitt of Washington county 4-H, reflects on her time at National Conference.

Bag the Big One
Apr 13, 2017

Fishing season! That time of the year when you put on your rubber boots, grab your fishing pole and head out to the nearest stream, river, lake or pond in the hopes of “Bagging the Big One.” Anglers across the state are hoping to get the catch of the day.

An example of what one of our beans looks like now!
Apr 6, 2017

It's been more than 80 days since we planted our beans at the PA Farm Show. We want to see how they grew!

The 4-H Electrotechs team of Clarian / Venango counties.
Mar 21, 2017

PA 4-H’ers See Success at Robotics Competition.

NYSD is also held in conjunction with National 4-H Week!
Mar 3, 2017

Put your engineering skills to the test!

The theme was Lights...Camera...Leadership.  Photo design by Bo Williams.
Feb 10, 2017

Over 500 youth visited Penn State to enhance their leadership skills.