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4-H Clubs

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4-H & Youth


Application Deadline:
December 15, 2015
Application Deadline:
January 15, 2015
January 24, 2015


Annual 4-H Dairy Challenge Tests Youths' Dairy Knowledge

Burlington--Nearly 90 Vermont 4-H'ers gathered at the University of Vermont (UVM) campus on Nov. 16 for the annual 4-H Dairy Challenge.

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Vermont Youths Compete In National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging

Burlington--Four Vermont 4-H dairy club members had the opportunity to participate in the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest in Madison, Wisconsin, earlier this fall.


Vermont 4-H Horse Delegation Excels In National Competition

Burlington--Nearly 300 4-H'ers from 24 states gathered in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 7-9, for the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup, including 16 Vermonters who earned a place on the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension 4-H delegation as winners at state competitions.


Vermont Finishes Fourth In National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

Burlington--The Vermont 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl Team's combined knowledge of dairy nutrition, herd health, breeding and genetics, calf raising, dairy marketing and other dairy-related topics resulted in a fourth place-finish in national competition.