(10/19/18) Fran Castille, of Amite, Louisiana, was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland, on Oct. 19.
(09/21/18) The LSU AgCenter will present AgMagic beginning Oct. 25 at the State Fair of Louisiana in Shreveport.
4-H enrollment begins September, 2018, with numerous fun and educational events and activities for Lincoln Parish youth in grades 4-12.
(08/22/18) Adriana Drusini, LSU AgCenter 4-H agent in St. Mary Parish, has been named Louisiana 4-H Agent of the Year.
(08/08/18) The competition was steep at this year’s Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition at the Morial Convention Center.
(07/30/18) Members of six elite state 4-H teen leadership boards gathered at the WeLEAD Conference to begin putting plans in motion for the upcoming year.
(07/20/18) A Louisiana 4-H delegation was recently immersed in a comprehensive citizenship program sponsored by the National 4-H Council.
(05/16/18) The Evangeline Elementary School’s new 4-H Club toured Space Center Houston on May 9 to see how material they have learned in 4-H is applied.
(04/30/18) Twelve new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized on April 28 for their years of dedication to youth in the state 4-H program.
(04/26/18) More than 700 Louisiana youth participated in the Louisiana 4-H State Shooting Sports competition held April 17 to 21.
(04/25/2018) The Hathorn Fitness and Nature Trail is getting a makeover, adding another fun activity to summer camping at the Grant Walker Educational Center.
(03/08/18) Approximately 300 students from 12 parishes gathered March 2 for the first 4-H Leadership Summit at the Davison Athletics Complex at Louisiana Tech.
Twenty-five Lincoln Parish 4-H'ers competed in the cooking contest. These youth winners earned awards and displayed their culinary skills.
“Louisiana’s Coast: Why is it Important?” was the theme for the fourth annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and 4-H Youth Wetlands Program poetry
(08/10/17) The 2017 LSU AgCenter Marsh Maneuvers program brought 65 youth from 21 parishes to learn about the importance of the coastal environment.
(07/31/17) Students at Wesley Ray Elementary School in Washington Parish are participating in a special summer educational program.
(07/13/17) have been released from the 48th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show held July 8-12 the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.
(06/23/17) Nearly 1,500 4-H’ers from across the state won educational trips, participated in educational programs and selected new officers for 2017-2018.
(05/26/17) Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center is flinging open the gates for children eager to “catch their dream of summer fun” – the camp theme this year.
(05/04/17) A dozen new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame were recognized April 29) or their contributions to the state 4-H program.
(04/26/17) The program is designed to enhance youth learning about commodities important to Louisiana and emphasizes eggs, chicken, turkey and seafood.
(04/25/17) Nearly 1,200 students from area schools learned where food comes from during Ag Day at the Fast Food Farm in St. James Parish.
(04/11/17) A dozen people will be honored April 29 as the newest selections for the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame.
(04/10/17) Youth from throughout north Louisiana recently participated in 4-H Survivor Camp at North Toledo Bend State Park.
(03/24/17) Connor Arthur, a 4-H’er and junior at Hornbeck High School in Vernon Parish, received the Youth Conservationist of the Year award from the LWF.
(03/15/17) Teens in grades eight to 12 participate each year in the statewide 4-H Junior Leadership Conference.
(03/13/17) The LSU AgCenter held its second annual State Rabbit Show on March 4 at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria.
(02/21/17) In addition to selecting winning animals, judges also identified individual contestants for showmanship skills at the LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/21/17) Hundreds of young people from across Louisiana were named state champions during the 82nd Annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show held Feb. 11-18.
(02/21/17) Six exceptional youths were named winners of the Gerry Lane Premier Exhibitor Award at the 82nd annual LSU AgCenter Livestock Show.
(02/20/17) Three Louisiana 4-H’ers and two FFA members were honored for outstanding work ion Feb. 18 at the 82nd 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.
(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.
(06/15/16) 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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
The Rovin' Clover is a quarterly newsletter written and produced by 4-H members from across Louisiana. Articles are truly engaging and are written by youth for youth. Topics include personal testimonials and experiences of 4-H members, details about past and upcoming 4-H activities, and information on 4-H opportunities on the regional, state and national levels.
(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.
(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.
The Louisiana 4-H Foundation has partnered with GMFS LLC, one of the largest non-bank lenders headquartered in Louisiana, to offer great incentives to our supporters.
(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.
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.
Panola Pepper Corporation of Lake Providence, La., is partnering with Louisiana 4-H to help raise funds for local 4-H programs.
(Distributed 06/25/09) Nearly 100 youth from across the country will converge at the Wildwood Resort on Toledo Bend in Zwolle July 19-23 for the 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program. Sixteen teams of six are expected from as far as Maryland, Wisconsin and Utah, according to Paul Morris, LSU AgCenter county agent in Sabine Parish and co-chair of the event.
(Distributed 06/24/09) The LSU AgCenter honored 12 adults Tuesday evening (June 24) for their service to the Louisiana 4-H youth development program. Among those honored were four 4-H alumni, two school system administrators, two LSU AgCenter faculty members, two secretaries from AgCenter offices and two volunteer leaders who were honored for their outstanding service to 4-H.
(Distributed 06/04/09) HAYNESVILLE, La. – Jannah Loyd has found that things she learned in 4-H have helped her with the life skills she needs to face Down syndrome.
(Distributed 06/24/09) Organizers expect 600 youth from across Louisiana to compete in the 40th annual Louisiana 4-H and FFA State Horse Show July 6-11 in West Monroe.
(Distributed 06/02/09) Twelve new members of the Louisiana 4-H Hall of Fame will be inducted at the grand opening of the Louisiana 4-H Museum in Mansura from 2-4 p.m. on July 18.
(Distributed 06/25/09) Winners of 2009 4-H scholarships were among those honored during ceremonies at the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University June 23-25 in Baton Rouge. The young adults from across Louisiana were honored at an awards banquet June 23 and at an assembly June 24 on the LSU campus.
(Distributed 06/26/09) BATON ROUGE – Louisiana youth took home honors as state contest winners and alternates as the LSU AgCenter’s 4-H University concluded Thursday night (June 25) on the LSU campus.
(Distributed 06/01/09) BATON ROUGE – Participants in 4-H are known for their prize-winning animals and giving back to their communities through ambitious service projects. But at 4-H University, these students will compete in contests ranging from computer simulation to sports broadcasting.
(Distributed 11/12/10) POLLOCK, La. -- The closing on 10.77 acres of land donated to the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center by RoyOMartin is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 18, at 10:30 a.m.
(Distributed 02/16/09) DELHI, La. – Elementary school students from seven parishes had their questions answered about everything from horses to germs at the LSU AgCenter’s Ag Adventures Feb. 10-11.
(Distributed 05/21/14) POLLOCK, La. – LSU AgCenter officials held a groundbreaking ceremony on May 20 for the new multipurpose pavilion at 4-H Camp Grant Walker. The project is expected to be completed by early 2015.
(Distributed 06/13/14) ABBEVILLE, La. – A group of 4-H Club members presented the Vermilion Parish Police Jury recently with a proposal for improvements at the local extension office to strengthen it against hurricanes and other major weather events.
(Distributed 06/20/14) BATON ROUGE, La. – It's a phrase typically heard on movie sets in Hollywood. But this week "Lights, Camera, Action!" was the title of a 4-H University program that gives young people a chance to expand their digital literacy skills by shooting and editing their own videos.