2017

Stop the Invasion: Unwanted Plants, Bugs and Other Pests
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.
Members Learn, Explore and Compete at 4-H Wildlife and Forestry Field Day
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.
Pennsylvania Man to Join National 4-H Hall of Fame
May 11, 2017
Robert Kessler, former Extension Agent in Franklin County, to be inducted this fall.
4-H National Conference Highlight: Julia
Apr 21, 2017
Julia Jumper is a 4-H member in Westmoreland County.
4-H National Conference Highlight: Jared
Apr 21, 2017
Crawford county 4-Her Jared Rose learned about the "Science of Music" by partnering with the Smithsonian.
4-H National Conference Highlight: Anna
Apr 21, 2017
Anna Schmitt of Washington county 4-H, reflects on her time at National Conference.
Fishing Season - Bagging 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.
Show Us Your Bean: Connecting Science Education to the Garden
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!
Coopertition: Blending Cooperation and Competition
Mar 21, 2017
PA 4-H’ers See Success at Robotics Competition.
It's Not to Early to Start Thinking About National 4-H Congress 2017!
Mar 13, 2017
National 4-H Congress will be held November 24-28 in Atlanta, GA.
2017 4 H National Youth Science Day Challenge: Incredible Wearables
Mar 3, 2017
Put your engineering skills to the test!
PA 4-H Youth Attend State Leadership Conference
Feb 10, 2017
Over 500 youth visited Penn State to enhance their leadership skills.
PA 4-H Wildlife & Forestry Educational Field Day
Jan 25, 2017
PA 4-H Wildlife & Forestry Educational Field Day is a state level experience for 4-H youth slated for April 22, 2017! It begins at 9:45 AM and runs until 3 PM in Rock Springs, PA (at The Ag Progress Days Site), 12 miles south of State College, PA.
4-H State Potato Grading Competition
Jan 25, 2017
The 2017 4-H Potato Grading and Identification Contest was held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show on January 11. Seventy-three 4-H members comprising 16 teams participated in this exciting contest. 4-H youth from Bradford, Dauphin, Indiana, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Union Counties all tested their knowledge of spuds.
4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest
Jan 5, 2017
Hey 4-H Members! Do you have an interest in beekeeping and would like to win some cash? Then consider submitting an essay for the 2017 American Beekeeper Federation 4-H Essay Contest sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. Deadline is February 22nd.