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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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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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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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4-H Champion Chow Food Challenge

Each year Baltimore County 4-H holds an event that is unique. The Champion Chow Food Challenge gives the 4-H’er the opportunity to present their food preparation, menu planning, table setting and other diet and nutrition skills at one single event. Youth may enter as an … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Keeping Records in 4-H

One of the hallmarks of 4-H is the many life lessons the youth acquire through their projects. A unique experience is that of record keeping. All 4-H’ers if they want to compete in the fair have to keep records of … Continue reading

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4-H Steer Tagging Day

On a cold, 10° morning with snow coming down on the Maryland State Fairgrounds 4-H’ers, their parents, leaders and their steer wait for their steer’s turn to be weighed and tagged. While many youths are sleeping in on this bitterly … Continue reading

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The first in a series of Baltimore County 4-Hers reflecting on where 4-H has taken them.

The first in a series of Baltimore County 4-Hers reflecting on where 4-H has taken them. By Ashley Treadwell This fall I will become a Cyclone, joining my fellow classmates and start a new chapter of my life at Iowa … Continue reading

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