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Teens attend National 4-H Congress
December 06, 2018

Thirteen teens from Illinois attended a five-day national conference in Atlanta, Ga. Nov. 23 - 27. Illinois delegates to National 4-H Congress are selected on their outstanding 4-H accomplishments, said Lisa Diaz, University of Illinois Extension assistant dean and director of Illinois 4-H.

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Teens learn livestock practices
December 06, 2018

Teens with an interest in livestock production may participate in an overnight University of Illinois Extension 4-H conference to build their skills in livestock management and marketing. The conference is Jan. 26 through 27 at the Decatur Hotel and Conference Center. Registration closes Dec.

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New building dedicated at 4-H Memorial Camp
December 06, 2018

Longtime University of Illinois and Illinois 4-H supporter Lila Jeanne Eichelberger was honored at a ceremony Nov. 28 at 4-H Memorial Camp near Monticello during the dedication of a 4,000 square-foot hands-on, multi-purpose learning facility, which bears the name Eichelberger Hall.

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The Illinois 4-H team took reserve champion honors in the 2018 National 4-H Livestock Skillathon

Never, since its inception in 1919, has the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest ended in a tie

Illinois 4-H placed sixth out of 22 teams at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Horse Judging

Illinois 4-H placed third out of 22 teams at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Hippology Con

The Illinois 4-H team claimed fourth place out of 17 teams in the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl co

Twenty-two 4-H members from across the state were honored for their lifetime 4-H achievements.

Illinois 4-H challenges youth to try new things, experiment in project areas they may enjoy, and

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

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

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