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Zoom into... Plants & Soils

(five-part online youth learning series)

Develop your botanical science skills with this FREE five-part online learning series, which is designed for youth ages 8-18 interested in crops, plant and soil science, horticulture and floriculture projects. In this series, you will review 4-H project categories, receive tips for creating projects, get ideas for making displays, and have fun learning about plants.

WHO: Youth ages 8 to 18 (no need to be a 4-H member to participate)

WHEN: June 30, and July 2, 7, 9, and 14 -- 1 to 2 p.m. (register and join in any weeks)

  • June 30: Plants, Soils & Crops
  • July 2: Floriculture/Floral Design pt 1
  • July 7: Floriculture/Floral Design pt 2
  • July 9: Horticulture/Vegetable Gardening pt 1
  • July 14: Horticulture/Vegetable Gardening pt 2

WHERE: Online via web conferencing tool Zoom (register and join in any weeks)


  • Learn the science of crop and vegetable production, plant and soil science, and floriculture.
  • Discuss fair entry categories, tips for creating projects for fair, and talk about the judging process.
  • Give and receive feedback on project progress and ideas. Participants can share photographs of projects if they like.
  • Led by an experienced 4-H volunteer and FFA educator. Sessions hosted and moderated by 4-H staff.

COST: FREE! Pre-registration required. Registration opens June 15.

  • No specific materials are required for this series.

Meeting Information:

  • Meet via the Zoom platform (password protected link to come in future communications)
  • Series includes five parts; participants attend as many sessions as they like
  • Estimated time of 60 minutes for each session

For questions or if you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Jo Ann Britton at Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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