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4-H Announces 2019–2020 State Ambassadors

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Twenty-five Alabama 4-H members were recently selected as the 2019–2020 State 4-H Ambassadors. These individuals will represent the organization Statewide while collaborating with Alabama Cooperative Extension …

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4-H State Events and Activities Calendar

If you are a youth living in Alabama, 4-H has something for you! Our yearly events and activities calendar is listed below. Contact your county Extension office for more information.



View current 4-H events and re…

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“Sweet Grown Alabama” Statewide Branding Program Launches

MONTGOMERY, Ala.- Shoppers who want to buy local will soon have a new way to identify products raised in the state, thanks to a new marketing effort called “Sweet Grown Alabama.”

“As I travel across the state, most of the questions I…

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4-H Hosts Successful Statewide Competitive Events Day

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – After months of preparation, 70 Alabama 4-H members from across the state recently participated in 4-H Competitive Events Day at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana.

Competitive Events Day consists of 14 sepa…

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

…or program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities m…

4-H Wildlife Teams Compete in State Competition

… ecosystems, habitat requirements and also pond dynamics, among other topics.

“We had a great turnout at this year’s state competition, including many new participants. The ability of these young people to demonstrate skills such as iden…

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Revamped Beekeeping Program Benefits State’s Agriculture

…ps to assure bees remain a vibrant part of food production.  To ensure that crop pollination is not threatened in the state, Alabama Extension created a new beekeeping program that includes educators from Auburn University and Alabama A&…

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Forest Diseases in the Southeastern United States

On an annual basis diseases “take” more timber in the United States than companies harvest.
Disease is a disorder or abnormal growth that destroys the usefulness of the product.
Disease can be either Abiotic – nonliving disorders …

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The Culture of Camellias: The State Flower of Alabama

…m the ancient temple gardens of China and Japan, through the ornate conservatories of eighteenth-century Europe, to the stately plantations of America’s nineteenth-century South, the camellia has been a pampered and cherished plant, a liv…

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State Impact: 4-H Outdoor Education

…archery, rifle, shotgun, pistol, hunting skills, and Western Heritage.
423 youth and 103 volunteers engaged in eight statewide 4-H Shooting Sports Championships.
Two 4-H members received scholarships as National 4-H Ambassadors for a …

State Impact: 4-H STEM

…fy the best solution
95% of STEM Camp participants love science

Read more about the 2017-18 Alabama 4-H Club Year Statewide Impact.

Download a printable PDF of 4HYD-2320 Alabama 4-H Statewide Report.

State Impact: 4-H Leadership

…adership development
728 youth serving 67 county youth councils to make the local program and community better
21 state ambassadors representing the 4-H program to local, regional, state, and national stakeholders

Our youth say tha…

Alabama 4-H 2017-18 Statewide Impact

…labama county.

Our Mission: Alabama 4-H seeks to empower young people with the skills to lead our communities, our state, our nation, and our world.
Our Vision: Growing Alabama’s Future
Our Promise to Youth: To reflect the popula…

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State Impact: 4-H Animals and Agriculture

… 6 Dairy Bowl Teams, 11 Beef It Up entries, 136 youth in the Junior Beef Expo, 81 participants in Livestock Weekend, 99 State Horse Show Entries, and 34 Livestock Judging Contest participants.

The first Alabama 4-H Poultry Week was suppo…

Estate Planning: Managing your Affairs

Estate Plan
Do you know the answers to the following questions?

Who will make health care decisions if you are unable to make them yourself?
Who will manage your financial affairs if you become feeble or are in a nursing home?

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