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Youth challenged to design life blueprint
February 01, 2018

Inspiration from the writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. guided Illinois 4-H members at the Teen Leadership Conference held January 13-14 at the Decatur Conference Center.

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Livestock Skillathon team takes third
November 17, 2017

An Illinois team earned third place at the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest held Monday, Nov. 13 during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky.

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Illinois crowned reserve national champion
November 17, 2017

The Illinois 4-H livestock judging team claimed the reserve championship at the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held Tuesday, Nov. 14 during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky.

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The National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl is known for its intense competition from the nation’s most elit

An Illinois teen placed fifth overall at the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup Judging Contest h

A team of Illinois 4-H members won the Eastern National 4-H Roundup Horse Bowl championship held

More than 200 teens packed cars and busses for a rally on the University of Illinois campus to co

Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC donated $60,000 to the Illinois 4-H Foundation to fund 4-H youth deve

The Illinois FFA Foundation and Illinois 4-H Foundation will each receive donations of $60,000 fr

The Illinois team took sixth place in the National 4-H Dairy Judging Contest held recently during

Twenty 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

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