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4th graders at Kings School take part in GPS scavenger hunt
KINGS,  Ill.- Students in 4th grade at Kings Elementary School discovered the importance of GPS to farmers through an Ag in the Classroom program.   Some uses of GPS in agriculture include:  field mapping, soil sampling, crop scouting, tractor guidance and variable rate applications.  ...
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Ogle County 4-H represented at Leaf River Summer Daze parade
OREGON, Ill.- Ogle County 4-H clubs and Ambassadors participated in the parade at Leaf River Summer Daze on Sunday, June 4. The Leaf River Soaring Eagles club pulled a hay wagon with members of the club, a dairy calf, milk cans, and faux cheese blocks on it. The club theme for the float was:...
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Take a break from the summer heat: Enjoy Four Seasons Gardening series
URBANA, Ill. — Summer is a time of growth and exploration. While spring-planted flowers and vegetables are growing, take a break between waterings to learn something new from the vast world of gardening.  Explore the global impact of sunflowers, discover summer-blooming trees, and learn...
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Illinois youth focus on outdoor fun in summer tournament
URBANA, Ill. — Youth from across Illinois headed into the great outdoors to participate in the statewide 4-H Hooks Us Together Virtual Fishing Bass Challenge in May. Youth enter pictures and measurements of their catches as many times as they wish. While competition is the focus,...
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Illinois 4-H launches alumni campaign
URBANA, Ill. — Illinois 4-H is calling all 4-H alumni to raise their hands if they are “4-H Grown.” More than 25 million Americans who share this unique bond as former 4-H members. As part of the “Are You Illinois 4-H Grown?” campaign which runs from June 1 to August 31, alumni who have...

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