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University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County 4-H serves youth from ages 5-18 in Baltimore County MD through hands-on activities and learning experiences. http://extension.umd.edu/baltimore-county/4-h-youth

On this last day of Hispanic Heritage Month

By Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic and Latin people that make the world a better place.  This is true in 4-H as well since the organization seeks to provide a “supportive … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15, 2017 By Vernelle Mitchell-Hawkins Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the many contributions of Hispanic and Latin people to the world.  This is true in 4-H as well since the organization seeks to … Continue reading

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Please welcome…

Vernelle Hawkins joined the Baltimore County Extension office as a 4-H Educator this month. As a Maryland native, she grew up in a rural area of Dorchester County. She graduated from University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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4-H Fair Prep has a Different meaning for each 4-H’er

By Santana Mays Every year 4-H’ers look forward to the Baltimore County 4-H Fair. For those four days, endless work goes into making the fair a success throughout the year. Many people are involved; 4-H’ers, families, parents, farmers, board members, … Continue reading

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What do 4-H’ers do with a bountiful harvest?

It is that time of year when harvesting fruits and vegetables is an everyday occurrence. Which begs the question what do you do with all of the extra produce you grow? Well if you are like some 4-H’ers you learn … Continue reading

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Local 4-H’er crosses the bridge to learn more about ecology at the UMES Sarbanes Center

My name is Terry Fields. I am a junior member of the Greater Loch Raven 4-H Club. I do a lot of fun things in Baltimore County but I recently went to the Eastern Shore to participate in 4-H STEM … Continue reading

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4-H Dairy Goat Club Learn to Shine as Showmen

Recently, the Baltimore County 4-H Dairy Goat Club participated in a practice show for goats hosted at the Weymouth Farm owned by Mike and Pam Spencer. Doug Ryndak is the Baltimore County 4-H Dairy Goat Club leader shares the following, … Continue reading

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Robotic employment: hidden values and benefits

Robots can augment human jobs in some ways and can do some jobs that are hazardous to human beings, therefore decreasing the danger present to those in that line of work. Continue reading

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Baltimore County 4-H… “It’s not just cows and cooking.”

By Jennifer Coroneos I grew up in 4-H, my parents grew up in 4-H, and even my grandparents were in 4-H and were active 4-H volunteers for almost 70 years. Needless to say, I am a third generation 4-her. While … Continue reading

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The Importance of Afterschool Programs

By Jennifer Coroneos, Baltimore County 4-H Program Assistant We all know that afterschool programs are important. It is without a doubt that afterschool programs can boost academic performance, reduce dangerous behaviors, and provide safe, structured environments for the children who … Continue reading

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