If you’re a 4-H’er, you’re more than aware of Show Your 4-H Colours Day, which is annually held on November 4. Typically, this means the gathering of thousands of youth, volunteers, alumni, and supporters from coast to coast to celebrate 4-H by giving back to their communities, all while wearing their favourite shade of green…. Read More

Following a funding commitment, 4-H Canada has announced it will continue its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for five more years. The extension of the program is made possible through a $500,000 contribution from Bayer Crop Science. “Our partnership with Bayer is critical to building capacity around STEM for 4-H youth across Canada,”… Read More

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau has announced 4-H Canada will receive up to $3 million over three years for the development and delivery of innovative programs and initiatives across Canada. The funding comes from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) AgriCompetitiveness program. Minister Bibeau made the announcement to a group of 70 4-H youth… Read More

New this year for 4-H Canada, kids will have the option to learn and develop their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills. Clubs across Canada will take part in a science experiment dubbed ‘in a box’. The kits provided to the kids contain all the components needed to build a wearable health monitor following… Read More

Elaine Froese has been named the recipient of 4-H Canada’s first-ever distinguished alumni award. The award recognizes outstanding accomplishments and leadership of 4-H alumni across Canada, in the areas of community engagement and communications, science and technology, environment, and healthy living, or sustainable agriculture and food security. Froese is being recognized for her accomplishments in community… Read More

For the first time in its history 4-H Canada has been granted a viceregal patronage, granted by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada. A viceregal patronage is a practice of recognizing “exceptional contributions to Canadian society, showcasing excellence and bringing special attention to worthy causes.” In order to obtain viceregal patronage,… Read More

Over 200 4-H Canada clubs got the green light for various activities and events they’ll hold next year, with funding through the Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund. FCC announced this week $114,250 will flow to the youth leadership organization. “4-H Canada is extremely grateful for our longstanding partnership with FCC, and for its continued… Read More

Each November on Show Your 4-H Colours Day, 4-H’ers from across the country don their 4-H colours, get out into their communities, post to social media, do acts of kindness, and share their enthusiasm for everything 4-H. This year, National 4-H Day falls on  November 7, 2018. You can expect to see 4-H Canada and… Read More

What does the show ring at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin and Liberal tax proposals have in common? Depending on the day and the country, you’ll find 22-year-old Dennis Catt in the middle of both. Last week, Catt and his Ontario 4-H judging teammates eyeballed udders and contemplated cow confirmation as they competed… Read More

 

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