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Beef Cow Herd Planning Calendar

This calendar overviews a monthly check list of things producer should do during each month. It includes health tips, notes on forages and nutrition, and also calving information.
Extension Resources
Alabama Beef Cattle Improvemen…

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4-H S.A.F.E.

If you enjoy being outdoors, then you will love the Alabama 4-H S.A.F.E. program (Shooting Awareness Fun Education). This program covers firearm safety and teaches responsible handling, use, and storage. Get ready because this project is ha…

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Club Officers

4-H club officers are elected annually in accordance with the club’s constitution and bylaws. Under the guidance of the 4-H community club leader and/or the officer’s advisor, officers are responsible for a particular part of the 4-H club’s…

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Essential Plant Nutrients

The ABCs and NPKs of Plant Nutrition
 Plant Elements from Air and Water
There are 16 elements necessary for plant growth. About 80 to 90 percent of the fresh weight of a living plant is water, H2O. Thus, hydrogen and oxygen are two of t…

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Youth Council

The county 4-H Youth Council provides youth expanded citizenship and leadership opportunities and serves as the youth voice and advisory to the county 4-H team. Counties have latitude regarding the make-up of the 4-H Youth Council with the …

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Community Service

Telling a great story, showcasing projects at a community library, speaking at the local nursing home, organizing a community cookout or a building blocks workshop are great opportunities to serve others. Serving others helps you build your…

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4-Hi Flies High

Well–crafted teaching resource make student engagement easy! We’re glad you’re here to learn more about the 4-Hinnovators curriculum, and we hope that you’ll add it to your educational toolbox. We want to help you prepare your young peopl…

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4-Hi Does Ag

Well–crafted teaching resource make student engagement easy! We’re glad you’re here to learn more about the 4-Hinnovators curriculum, and we hope that you’ll add it to your educational toolbox. We want to help you prepare your young peopl…

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4-Hi Feels Great

Well–crafted teaching resource make student engagement easy! We’re glad you’re here to learn more about the 4-Hinnovators curriculum, and we hope that you’ll add it to your educational toolbox. We want to help you prepare your young peopl…

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4-Hi Goes Fast

Well–crafted teaching resource make student engagement easy! We’re glad you’re here to learn more about the 4-Hinnovators curriculum, and we hope that you’ll add it to your educational toolbox. We want to help you prepare your young peopl…

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About 4-H Innovators (4-Hi)

YOUNG PEOPLE ARE CURIOUS. They ask a lot of questions! That’s why they are natural scientists. 4-Hinnovators is an inquiry based, hands-on science and engineering curriculum that builds on a child’s sense of curiosity.

4-Hi uses a t…

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$15 Challenge

Do you enjoy shopping? Do you look for great buys? Like to check out garage sales, thrift stores, or consignment shops? Have you ever brought your own special touch to an outfit that makes it unique and individually you? Compete in the 4-H …

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Speak Up Alabama

Do you want to stand up for what you believe? Do you want to be able to inspire or educate people on important issues? Well, the two Speak-Up Alabama events are the 4-H events for you!
Speak-Up Alabama helps build your leadership, citizens…

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Lawn Tractor

The 4-H Lawn Tractor Project is part of the Healthy Living Program. The contest gives you a chance to learn about safety as well as show what you know about the care and operation of compact or garden tractors and riding mowers, lawn care, …

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4-H Bake Off

Have you ever imagined that you were a famous pastry chef? You stand in front of an audience, using your knowledge and creativity to prepare wonderful and amazing dishes. 4-H Bake Off is your chance to do that—at least on an introductory …

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