(11/09/16) Since 1999, more than 100 Louisiana 4-H and FFA members have been first-place winners in the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor program at the LSU AgCenter
(11/11/16) The PotashCorp fertilizer plant in Geismar has donated $50,000 to fund showmanship awards at the annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(10/18/16) AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter interactive agriculture exhibit, will be open Oct. 27 to Nov. 13 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport.
(10/09/16) Honey Brake, a hunting lodge in Jonesville, Louisiana, has pledged $1 million to Louisiana 4-H to permanently fund educational trips and camps.
(10/07/16) Stanley J. Lamendola, a former Louisiana 4-H leader, was inducted into the National 4 H Hall of Fame on Oct. 7.
(10/07/16) 4-H Club members in Rapides Parish got an up-close look at a collection of drones, and they got to build one of their own.
(08/29/16) The Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents presented awards recognizing members’ service during its annual convention Aug. 24-26.
(08/29/16) Louisiana 4-H'ers join together to help clean up following disasterous floods.
(07/26/16) UnitedHealthcare recently presented a $55,000 grant to the LSU AgCenter 4-H program to support the Food Smart Families program in Louisiana.
(07/15/16) Results have been released from the 47th Annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 9-13, 2016.
(07/13/16) One Louisiana individual and two state teams were crowned national champions at the annual 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships.
(07/11/16) Teams of 4-H’ers from across the South will take the stage on Aug. 7 to compete in the Great American Sseafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition
(06/24/16) More than 1,600 4-H’ers from throughout Louisiana converged on the LSU campus to participate in the annual LSU AgCenter 4-H University June 21-24.
(06/24/16) Louisiana 4-H’ers elected officers for the upcoming school year during 4-H University, an annual LSU AgCenter event held June 21-24.
(06/23/16) Shatikawa Griffin, a junior in the LSU College of Agriculture, planned and managed the fashion program on June 22 and 23 during 4-H University.
(06/15/16) 4-H and FFA youth from throughout Louisiana will compete in the 47th Annual LSU AgCenter 4-H and FFA State Horse Show on July 9-13 in Gonzales.
(06/03/16) 4-H summer camp at the Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center is a week-long experience where fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders have fun.
(05/27/16) 4-H summer camp is underway at the Grant Walker 4-H Education Center in Pollock, and available space will open to non-4-H’ers beginning May 31.
(03/31/16) Arrows flew, clay targets were busted; and written tests were taken—all part of the 4-H North Louisiana region outdoor skills competition.
(03/04/16) For fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, a week at the Louisiana 4 H summer camp is an unforgettable experience.
(03/23/16) 4-H’ers from throughout Louisiana learned that fitness can be fun and healthy eating doesn’t have to bust your budget.
(05/03/16) A dozen honorees were inducted into the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame on April 30, bringing the total to 193.
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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?
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.