12/7/2015 11:13:09 AM
4-H’ers from 22 parishes attended the LSU AgCenter 4-H Food and Fitness Camp January 24-25 at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center near Pollock. This year’s theme was "The Wonderful World of 4-H," borrowing from Walt Disney movies and characters, according to LSU AgCenter nutrition expert Catrinel Stanciu, advisor to the 4-H State Food and Fitness Board.
10/9/2015 10:00:00 AM
(Distributed 10/09/15) HINESTON, La. – For the past 26 years the 4-H Teen Leader Club in Rapides Parish has hatched eggs in an incubator for a display at the Rapides Parish Fair.
10/8/2015 2:00:00 PM
(Distributed 10/08/15) NEW ORLEANS, La.—Kabrel Johnson, a student at KIPP Central City Academy and a 4-H club member, was busy putting Newton’s Laws of Motion to the test.
9/9/2015 12:00:00 PM
(Distributed 09/09/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Back-to-school is in full swing, an exciting time for making new friends, meeting new teachers and getting involved. While the focus for the year is on academic achievement, it’s also important for students to participate in extra-curricular activities such as 4-H, said Janet Fox, head of the LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Development Department.
9/4/2015 8:30:00 AM
(Distributed 09/04/15) POLLOCK, La. – Since the 1920s the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center has been the scene of fun-filled summer days for many generations of Louisiana youth. But what happens in the off season?
8/14/2015 12:30:00 PM
(Distributed 08/14/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Two Louisiana 4-H’ers were among 21 4-H’ers from 13 states who spent a week at California State University, Fresno, for the 2015 National 4-H Shooting Sports Teen Leadership Institute Aug 4-8.
8/13/2015 11:00:00 AM
(Distributed 08/11/15) NEW ORLEANS, La. – A team of young chefs from Ascension Parish earned second place in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off, 4-H Edition on Aug. 9.
7/28/2015 12:00:00 PM
(Distributed 07/28/15) RACELAND, La. – Two 4-H students have used their personal tragedies to warn others about the deadly hazards of impaired driving.
7/14/2015 11:00:00 AM
(Distributed 07/14/15) LAKE CHARLES, La. – Results have been released from the 46th Annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 7-11, 2015.
7/8/2015 9:00:00 AM
(Distributed 07/08/15) ST. LOUIS – 4-H youth from Vermilion Parish attended the National 4-H Film Festival and won an award for their video “Somewhere Over the Bayou.” Brothers Ty and Clay Zaunbrecher, of Abbeville, the first Louisianans ever to compete in the contest, submitted the entry that placed third in the promotional category.
7/7/2015 10:30:00 AM
(Distributed 07/07/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Thirty-six 4-H’ers from across the state represented Louisiana at the 2015 4-H Shooting Sports National Championship in Grand Island, Nebraska, on June 21-26.
6/25/2015 1:00:00 PM
(Distributed 06/25/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – For many of the teenagers who come to 4-H University on the LSU campus every summer, it is one of the first times they are away from home and have to make their own decisions. But often, they find that a little bit of bravery and friendliness can go a long way.
6/9/2015 3:00:00 PM
(Distributed 06/09/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – More than 1,500 Louisiana youth will converge on LSU’s campus from June 23 to 26 for 4-H University, an annual event where 4-H members between the ages of 13 and 19 can compete in contests, win prizes and explore careers.
5/28/2015 9:30:00 AM
(Distributed 05/28/15) WINNFIELD, La. – Carolyn Whisonant Lang, of Atlanta, Louisiana, in Winn Parish, has been named the national winner of the 2015 4-H Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer award.
5/19/2015 8:30:00 AM
(Distributed 05/19/15) LAPLACE, La. – A dozen St. John the Baptist Parish 4-H Club members presented their plans to parish officials on May 14 for a safe room for emergency workers responding to a disaster.
5/15/2015 9:00:00 AM
(Distributed 05/15/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Focusing on the theme “Louisiana’s Coast: Our Unique Culture,” more than 250 students from across the state competed in the second annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and 4-H Youth Wetlands Program poetry contest.
5/13/2015 12:30:00 PM
(Distributed 05/13/15) MANSURA, La. – A dozen individuals were recognized on May 9 as the newest selections for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame.
5/7/2015 1:00:00 PM
(Distributed 05/07/15) BATON ROUGE, La – The 2015 Louisiana 4-H Commodity Ambassador contests were held on April 28 on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge. In all, 98 4-H’ers from across the state competed in the chicken, egg, seafood, sugar and turkey ambassador contests.
5/4/2015 1:30:00 PM
(Distributed 05/04/15) SHREVEPORT, La. – More than 350 Louisiana 4-H regional shooting sports winners participated in the 4-H State Shooting Sports competition held in Shreveport and Grand Cane, Louisiana, on April 23-26.
4/29/2015 9:00:00 AM
(Distributed 04/29/15) POLLOCK, La. – Thousands of students from across the state participated in Wetlands Week April 20-24 to celebrate one of Louisiana’s most valuable treasures.
3/24/2015 11:00:00 AM
(Distributed 03/24/15) POLLOCK, La. – Eating right and regular exercise are critical to a healthy lifestyle. But a third component — family involvement — is just as important, children and parents learned at the 4-H Food and Fitness Camp on March 21 and 22.
3/24/2015 10:30:00 AM
(Distributed 03/24/15) POLLOCK, La. – Nearly 440 4-H’ers representing every parish in the state attended the 2015 Junior Leadership Conference at Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center March 13-15.
3/12/2015 10:30:00 AM
(Distributed 03/12/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana 4-H has the opportunity to win $10,000 to support state programs about science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM, if enough alumni cast an electronic vote by March 16 in a national competition sponsored by the National 4-H Council.
3/9/2015 2:30:00 PM
(Distributed 03/09/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Stanley Celestine Jr. is motivated to teach science to his peers. His efforts caught the attention of the children’s network Nickelodeon and resulted in his receiving the TeenNick’s Halo Effect Award for February and $10,000.
2/24/2015 12:30:00 PM
(Distributed 02/24/15) GONZALES, La. – Hundreds of young people from across Louisiana were named state champions during the 80th Annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show held Feb. 14-21 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
2/24/2015 11:30:00 AM
(Distributed 02/24/15) GONZALES, La. – Six exceptional Louisiana youths were recognized Saturday (Feb. 21) for their knowledge, skills and communication abilities as they were named winners of the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Award at the 80th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center here.
2/24/2015 1:30:00 AM
(Distributed 02/24/15) GONZALES, La. – The LSU AgCenter honored five Louisiana 4-H and FFA members and one adult leader for their work with youth livestock projects on Feb. 21.
1/8/2015 7:00:00 AM
(Distributed 01/08/15) BATON ROUGE, La. – Hundreds of youth from across Louisiana will be gathering in Gonzales next month for the 80th annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.
9/6/2014 8:30:00 AM
Join over 240,000 young people in Louisiana in celebrating the many years of accomplishment and service the 4-H organization has provided during National 4-H Week slated for October 4-10, 2015.
8/20/2014 10:00:00 AM
4-H is a youth development organization that emphasizes learning by doing. Members develop a diverse, lifelong skill set they can use to serve others, said Mark Tassin, LSU AgCenter program leader for 4-H youth and family development. Louisiana has about 250,000 4-H'ers.
4/17/2014 2:30:00 PM
(Distributed 04/17/14) BATON ROUGE, La. – 4-H’ers from across the state competed in the state 4-H Commodity Ambassador contests on April 15 on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge. In all, 116 4-H’ers competed in the Chicken, Egg, Seafood, Sugar and Turkey Ambassador contests.
11/11/2013 1:30:00 PM
(Distributed 11/11/13) SHREVEPORT, La. – Several thousand students and their teachers visited the LSU AgCenter’s AgMagic exhibit at the 2013 Louisiana State Fair.
8/29/2011 10:30:00 AM
(Distributed 08/29/11) FOLSOM, La. – Come out to the LSU AgCenter’s first polo tournament on Oct. 2 and watch a few chukkers of this equine sport and help raise money for extension horse programs.
8/17/2011 8:30:00 AM
(Distributed 08/17/11) MANSURA, La. – The Louisiana 4 H Hall of Fame now has 12 additional members after an induction ceremony held Aug. 13 at the Louisiana 4 H Museum.
6/24/2011 2:00:00 PM
(Distributed 06/24/11) BATON ROUGE, La. – Members of 4-H clubs from across Louisiana were named state winners and alternates in 43 contests on June 23 at the closing session of the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University.
3/23/2011 7:30:00 AM
Every summer, the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center hosts thousands of youth from across Louisiana at its 4-H summer camp. The impact 4-H camp has on our youth is undeniable. In order to provide a central gathering place that will accommodate all attendees for educational and recreational programs, the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center needs a new multipurpose building.
12/13/2010 6:56:41 PM
Congratulations to Jana King, winner of the November state photo contest.
10/12/2015 11:04:27 PM
(Distributed 03/15/11) Madison Salvaggio had never played golf before. “Does putt-putt count?” she asked. Madison and her family took advantage of beautiful weather, free golf instruction and a scramble on the golf course March 12 during the First Tee event sponsored by the LSU AgCenter 4-H Operation Military Kids and BREC, the East Baton Rouge Parish recreation department.
10/12/2015 11:04:47 PM
(Distributed 03/18/11) Louisiana is a state rich in wetlands. To educate young people on the importance of these wetlands, the LSU AgCenter’s Youth Wetlands Program, which is in its fifth year, offers a wetlands-based curriculum for grades four through 12.
10/15/2015 4:22:21 PM
(Distributed 03/10/11) MANSURA, La. – A dozen new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame from throughout the state will be recognized at a reception May 21.
10/12/2015 11:06:53 PM
(Distributed 05/25/11) Approximately 1,500 4-H members from across the state will participate in 43 contests and 12 Clover College tracks during the annual 4-H University June 21-24 on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge.
10/12/2015 11:16:35 PM
(Distributed 09/13/11) BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU AgCenter 4 H program has received a second consecutive Walmart grant for teaching healthy living choices to youngsters.
10/12/2015 11:15:57 PM
(Distributed 09/28/11) SHREVEPORT, La. – Do you think food, clothing, lumber and other products only come from a store? Come to AgMagic at the State Fair to see and learn where your food and fiber really come from.
10/12/2015 11:00:30 PM
(Distributed 06/29/11) BATON ROUGE, La. – 4-H’ers experienced firsthand how texting and driving are a dangerous combination at one of the educational programs of the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University on June 23.
10/15/2015 4:22:25 PM
(Distributed 10/27/11) MOUTON COVE, La. – Vermilion Parish 4-H leaders have been teaching two new words to 4-H Club members throughout the parish: resilient and subsidence.
10/12/2015 11:13:46 PM
(Distributed 10/19/11) The LSU AgCenter’s 4-H Youth Wetlands Program will host a Louisiana Wetlands Exploration Day at Fairview-Riverside State Park in Madisonville on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
10/12/2015 11:13:00 PM
(Distributed 10/27/11) Baton Rouge area students learned about the importance of wetlands as part of Louisiana Wetlands Exploration Day on Oct. 20 at the Hilltop Arboretum.
3/11/2016 5:22:27 AM
(Distributed 11/02/11) MANSURA, La. – The Louisiana 4-H Museum is offering “Discovery Days,” an educational program series for groups of children ages 3-8.
10/12/2015 10:37:24 PM
(Distributed 04/26/11) PONCHATOULA, La. – The LSU AgCenter youth wetlands program staff and Ponchatoula High School FFA members taught elementary students the value of wetlands at their Wetlands Celebration Day on April 21 as part of Youth Wetlands Week.
10/12/2015 10:36:33 PM
(Distributed 04/25/11) Fourteen 4-H students were winners in the State 4-H Commodity Ambassador Contest on April 19 on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge. In all, 71 4-H’ers from across the state competed in the chicken, egg, seafood, sugar and turkey contests.