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Read article: Canton High School Career Expo highlights pathways to success for students
Canton High School Career Expo highlights pathways to success for students
The Canton High School Career Expo is an engaging and transformative event for students. This annual event is coordinated by the ...
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Read article: Abbie Phillips hired as new Tazewell 4-H coordinator
Abbie Phillips hired as new Tazewell 4-H coordinator
There aren’t many careers that allow for people to use their swine showing skills, equestrian experience, and enjoyment of crocheting and growing...
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Read article: Here comes the judge, as all is "fair" in love and 4-H
Here comes the judge, as all is "fair" in love and 4-H
The final school bell rings and sixth grade is over! Colton bolts for the door and into the warm, bright sunshine of summer. He feels a sense of...
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Read article: Fulton County 4-H teen attends national 4-H summit
Fulton County 4-H teen attends national 4-H summit
Maddy Lettow, a seasoned eight-year member of the Fulton County Logan Leaders 4-H Club,  was selected to  attend the ...

News Releases

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Stephenson County 4-H Summer Shows
The Stephenson County 4-H is gearing up for our summer shows. Even before the official start of the local county fair, most 4-H activities will be taking place at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds.  From foods to livestock, and horticulture to rabbits, 4-H members will exhibit many projects...
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4-Hers shine at Ford County Fair
MELVIN, Ill — 4-H youth put their passion and hard work on display at the Ford County Fair 4-H Project Show on June 24. In 4-H, projects are a way for members to learn about what interests them. Projects spark members to follow their passions, interests, and talents on a new path to...
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Hard work pays off at Ford County Livestock Show
MELVIN, Ill — Hard work, quality care, and dedication paid off as 4-H members showcased their animals at this year's Ford County 4-H Livestock Show. These events provide an opportunity for youth to display sportsmanship and exude confidence as they show the "best of the best" during the annual...

Videos

Winter Ice Safety

How can you know that ice is safe to walk on? Is old ice safer than new ice? Curt Sinclair, 4-H youth development Extension specialist, walks you through how to stay safe on the ice this winter, covering everything you need to know for winter ice safety including how to make homemade ice picks...

Preparing Vegetables for Exhibition

Extension specialist Jim Schmidt demonstrates how to properly prepare vegetables for exhibition. This overview includes how to choose and show various vegetables. 

 

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Roxana Cejeda

Roxana Cejeda

4-H Youth Readiness and New Audiences Outreach Associate