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National 4-H Dairy Team Photo
Illinois places 6th in national dairy contest
October 17, 2017

The Illinois team took sixth place in the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held recently during the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis.

Members of the national team included Jared Dickman, Lanark; Connor Erbsen, Lanark; Dawn Irwin, Beason; and Lauren Robison, Mulberry Grove.

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State 4-H Award winner photo
State’s highest award presented to 4-H members
October 12, 2017

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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Experience Award Photo
It's all about the experience
October 12, 2017

Illinois 4-H challenges youth to try new things, experiment in project areas they may enjoy, and explore opportunities around the state and country. A new award was created this year to recognize youth who exceled in that challenge.

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The Illinois 4-H Key Award emphasizes community service and mentorship by 4-H members throughout

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

A Boone County 4-H member recently claimed the top award for his work in the veterinary science p

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

Some people look at the 4-H Shooting Sports program and only see the firearms.

4-H members in this county will join the 6 million youth across the country in celebrating Nation

Illinois youth are joining more than 6 million 4-H members across the nation in celebration of Na

The only way you could win this year’s Illinois 4-H State Shotgun Shoot was to be perfect.

There isn’t a better recipe for success than hard work and the desire to be great.