Youth development programs, such as 4-H and Future Farmers of America, have a tremendous impact on the children of Louisiana. These programs provide opportunities for young people to develop leadership skills, gain knowledge about agriculture and other industries, and build relationships with peers and adults. Through these programs, youth also learn important life skills such as decision-making, communication, and problem-solving.
The impact of these programs extends beyond the individual participants, as young people who are involved in youth development programs often become engaged and contributing members of their communities. By investing in the development of Louisiana's youth, we are creating a brighter future for our state and beyond.
(11/21/23) A new internship program aims to help high school 4-H or FFA members gain knowledge, experience and career training in the agricultural industry.
(11/08/ 23) Second graders from across the parish got an early start on farm education at the Lafourche Farm City Day.
(9/29/23) 4-H’ers participated in a 4-H Teen Leadership Summit that encouraged open conversations about the challenges affecting today's youth.
(09/28/23) East Baton Rouge Parish fifth graders learned lessons about teamwork and making healthier choices at the inaugural AgBash.
This newsletter provides information to LaSalle 4-H Members of upcoming events and activities in the 4-H Program.