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Top livestock judges selected in state contest
June 19, 2017

Someone unfamiliar with livestock judging may have wondered what ailment had come over the young people assembled in Room 150 of the Animal Science Lab on the University of Illinois campus. Everywhere one looked, teens were mumbling to themselves while they paced the floor.

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Aiming for high scores at national 4-H shoot
June 19, 2017

In a few days and 800 miles, 14 young Illinois 4-H members will step on to the largest outdoor shooting sports arena for teens. More than 700 4-H youth from 36 states will arrive in Grand Island, Neb.

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Photo of 4-H Robotics Club
These robots make healthy choices
May 19, 2017

Usually, a “404” website error spells trouble, but in the case of Illinois 4-H Robotics, “Error 404 Team Name Not Found” is just one of many creative names of teams competing in the state competition held on the state fairgrounds in Springfield.

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Not all 4-H horse projects are done from a saddle.

A day after winning the State 4-H Hippology Contest, a Carroll County 4-H member returned to comp

Carroll County 4-H member Brenna Berns improved on her second place finish in last year’s State 4

Two 4-H teens tied for top honors in the Illinois 4-H State 4-H Horse Judging Contest held April

Illinois 4-H livestock project members solved a mystery haunting their imaginary 4-H barnyard at

A Logan County 4-H volunteer is competing for national honors.

The state 4-H program leader stood at the front of the room of one hundred teens and was very cle

Four youth will represent Illinois at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., based

Across the state, one event at a time, Illinois 4-H members and volunteers are dedicated to creat