Winners of the Ohio Livestock Coalition's For Your InFarmation essay contest announced.
Who would have thought that a little dirt under the fingernails or jumping through a mud puddle would be good for a girl?
Some surprises were found in the top 10 posts in 2011.
During the next junior fair livestock sale you attend, think about these three groups of people: the 4-H'er, parents and the buyers.
Some would say a 4-H project is meant to be a learning experience and not a money-maker. ... But there are others, like myself, who not only treated the project as a learning experience, but also as a source of revenue
A model size view of a farm can teach life lessons to those not connected to agriculture.
Every day, I read horrid stories about abandoned horses. I can understand is someone can no longerafford them or take care of them. What I don’t understand is why you would just abandon them.
A walk in a pasture with some cattle triggers a childhood memory.
The skills these students learn are practical, common sense-based and useful for day-to-day living.
Researchers have found 4-H'ers are less likely to smoke, drink alcohol and use drugs. We shouldn't be surprised. After all, it's one of the four H's: Head, Heart, Hands, Health.
The Holmes Soil and Water Conservation District has offered a farm tour to fifth-graders since 1965. Since 1965!!! That's a lot of time and energy and volunteers and bratty kids. It's also a lot of exposure to natural resources protection, conservation and agriculture. Exposure that some students might not have received elsewhere.