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613,943 meals packaged ... and counting
March 15, 2017

Across the state, one event at a time, Illinois 4-H members and volunteers are dedicated to creating more food-secure communities where they live.

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Key Award celebrates youth service and mentoring
December 11, 2016

The Illinois 4-H Key Award emphasizes community service and mentorship by 4-H members throughout their 4-H career. Thirteen 4-H teens were honored as the 2016 award recipients at a ceremony Nov. 19 in Champaign. The award is sponsored by the H. Richard and Sarah F.

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State’s highest award presented to 4-H members
December 11, 2016

Twenty 4-H members from across the state were honored for their lifetime 4-H achievements. The Illinois State 4-H Award recognizes exemplary work in five major areas, including communications, community service, leadership, personal growth and project mastery.

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The Youth Education Committee of the Illinois Farm Bureau and its affiliates awarded 10 Illinois

A DeKalb County 4-H member recently claimed the top award for her work in the veterinary science

Nine teens were awarded $1,000 scholarships based on their achievements in the Illinois 4-H progr

Local youth will bring the African American celebration of Kwanzaa to life in song and dance at 6


Any better and he would have been perfect.

You wouldn’t think it would work.

Illinois 4-H was in the spotlight at this year’s National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Ann

A team of Mercer County 4-H members placed six in the Eastern Nationals 4-H Horse Roundup Team Pr

An Illinois team placed second out of 19 teams across the United States at the National 4-H Dairy