4-H Club Wins World Ag Expo’s Video Contest

Jamie Johansen

Ashly Anderson submitted a video on behalf of the Desert Sandblasters 4-H Club and won the World Ag Expo’s “Feeding Tomorrow’s World” video contest. Members of the club from Indio, CA showed different careers they might pursue as adults and how they related back to the agriculture industry. Entries were evaluated by a panel of judges and the top videos …

4-H, Ag Group, Contest, Video

Golf Tournament Raises Money for Missouri 4-H

Talia Goes

The Missouri 4-H Foundation hit a hole-in-one at the fourth annual Clover Classic golf tournament, raising upwards of $25,000 for 4-H clubs across the state. Twenty teams played in the June 4th tournament at the A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia, Mo. Sponsored in part by Monsanto Company the Clover Classic has become the foundation’s major annual fundraising event. Monsanto …

4-H, Agribusiness, Monsanto

4-H Canada 100th Anniversary Gala

Melissa Sandfort

Dr. Roberta Bondar was the guest speaker at the 4-H Canada 100th Anniversary Gala held on May 30. As an astronaut, physician, scientist, photographer, author and, as she proudly proclaimed, an Aggie, Dr. Bondar presented photos from her 1992 travels on the NASA space shuttle Discovery. Her view from space emphasized the importance of agricultural research and technology in being …

4-H, Agribusiness

A Rich History at The American Royal

Jamie Johansen

The 2012 American Royal runs from Sept.9 – Nov. 17 and is chalk full of events for friends and family to partake in all promoting the wonderful world of agriculture. This event has such a rich history founded on the agricultural industry. In 1899 the very first American Royal took place in a tent at the Kansas City Stockyards as …

4-H, Beef, Education, Events, FFA, Livestock, Rodeo, Swine

4-H and FFA “Champions of Change” Honored

Cindy Zimmerman

The White House this week recognized 12 members and leaders of FFA and 4-H as Champions of Change, a program to honor ordinary Americans doing great work in their communities. Each week, a different sector is highlighted and groups of Champions, ranging from educators to entrepreneurs to community leaders, are recognized for the work they are doing to serve and …

4-H, FFA, Youth

Novus Donates Award to Global 4H Project

Cindy Zimmerman

Novus International has won a national award for information technology and donated the prize money to the Global 4-H Knowledge Center. Novus received $1000 for the first ever Information Technology Innovation Award from the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) for a customer inventory management system integrating satellite communications and remote monitoring technology. The Global 4-H Knowledge Platform is a program …

4-H, Novus International

Agricultural Youth Participate In Ag Day Activities

Chuck Zimmerman

The National FFA isn’t the only agricultural youth education organization involved with Ag Day. I visited with several more this week starting with Jessica England, President (left) and Lauren Greaves, First Vice President, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow. I learned that you pronounce it A-C-T to start off! This college level student organization promotes leadership with agricultural communications majors. They were …

4-H, ACT, Ag Day, Audio