In 2019, for the first time, Team Louisiana took home the highest award at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championship, the championship sweepstakes.
A closer look at those who serve.
To increase awareness about the state’s wetlands and the threats they face, the 4-H Wetland Ambassadors Team was developed.
Louisiana 4-H’ers are exploring careers in different areas of science, engineering and technology at their monthly club meetings.
Reaching new audiences helps the 4-H program expand its impact. First-generation members may not have history with 4-H, but they quickly recognize the benefits.
With over 30 years of service, Ruby Miller was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Traveling exhibit at Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center focuses on water and its importance.
For more than 20 years, 4-H has partnered with military youth and families to provide positive programming to support military readiness.
The Louisiana 4-H Youth Development Mentor Program is designed to provide a professional, educational and personal support system for new 4-H professionals.
Every year since 1974, Louisiana 4-H members have exhibited livestock at the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky.
Through the Northeast 4-H Regional Leadership Board, 41 youths from 12 northeastern parishes helped children facing illnesses and those in foster care.
The Louisiana Beef Industry Council is working with 4-H to introduce more young people to the variety of careers in the meat science world.
The new Louisiana 4-H embryology supplemental curriculum helps to provide a high-quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy program in Baton Rouge at Louisiana State University is a program that prepares young people to own businesses.
Students at Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy in Shreveport are getting some real-world experience.
At the 55th Governor’s State Conservation Awards ceremony, Chris Pearce, Sabine Parish 4-H agent, was awarded the Conservation Educator of the Year.
Cloverbuds is a developmentally appropriate program that serves children in kindergarten through third grade, meeting the needs of younger children.
“Take what you need, leave what you can.”
After months of challenging, but successful treatments, Colin finally attended 4-H camp in 2019
To increase awareness and appreciation of agriculture among youth and adults, LSU AgCenter extension and research faculty provide various opportunities.
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Financial Statements
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Recognition 2017-2018
Louisiana 4-H Foundation Annual Donors.
4-H State and Parish Scholarship Winners.
News from the Louisiana 4-H Foundation.
The Youth Wetlands Program was created with the intent to develop the next generation of coastal stewards.
After her cancer diagnosis, Winn Parish 4-H alumna Savannah Green worked with Louisiana 4-H to educate others about the disease.
The Louisiana Council of Farmer Cooperatives has partners with 4-H and FFA to teach the importance of cooperative businesses.
4-H Agent Lekeisha Lucas-Powell is fighting for the future of young people in East Carroll Parish through career preparation.
4-H’ers traveled to the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston after studying aerospace through the 4-H lesson study program.
LSU student body president and 4-H alumnus Stewart Lockett reflected on 4-H impacts on his life and college career.
Louisiana 4-H is addressing educational needs by creating curricula for teachers and connecting students through hands-on learning experiences.
Adriana Drusini was recognized as 2018 Louisiana 4-H Agent of the Year.
Louisiana 4-H recognizes 2018 Hall of Fame honorees for their dedication to youth development.
Fran Castille was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Teens from the Louisiana 4-H Fashion Board traveled to New York City to explore the fashion industry.
Youth represented Louisiana 4-H at Citizenship Washington Focus, a comprehensive leadership program in Washington, D.C.
The Premier Exhibitor Awards recognize outstanding livestock exhibitors.
Through shooting sports, youth practice responsibility, leadership and sportsmanship while learning how to safely handle a firearm or bow.
Paula Guidry, a fifth-grade teacher at L. Leo Judice Elementary School, has been working with the Lafayette Parish 4-H School Garden program for nine years.
The Hathorn Fitness and Nature Trail at Grant Walker Educational Center received a makeover.
Louisiana 4-H Summer Camp encourages youth to make friends, learn responsibility, develop independence and engage in exciting educational opportunities.
Types of Swine Projects
Types of Poultry Projects
Types of 4-H Rabbit projects
Types of Lamb Projects
The swine project allows youth to explore the areas of animal husbandry, livestock selection and evaluation, health management and meat science.
The rabbit project teaches proper methods to care for rabbits as well as raising, breeding and marketing rabbits effectively.
The poultry project allows youth to explore the areas of animal husbandry, livestock selection and evaluation, health management and meat science.
The goat project allows youth to explore the areas of animal husbandry, livestock selection and evaluation, health management and meat science.
Types of Goat Projects.
The sheep project allows youth to explore the areas of animal husbandry, livestock selection and evaluation, health management and meat science.
The LSU AgCenter’s 4-H Youth Development Program continues to build a legacy of caring, competent youth who will offer strong vibrant leadership.