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4-H Club

or Four-H Club  (fôr′āch′)
n.
A youth organization sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and offering instruction in agriculture, home economics, and other fields.

[From its four goals: to improve head, heart, hands, and health.]

4-H Club

(ˈfɔrˈeɪtʃ, ˈfoʊr-)
n.
an organization sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture chiefly to instruct young people in modern farming methods.
[so called from the aim of the organization to improve head, heart, hands, and health]
4-H, adj.
4-H'er, n.
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4-H Alberta celebrated its centennial year in 2017, and it is an integral part of our provinces rural way of life and our strong agricultural foundation.
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The conference is the premier youth development event administered by 4-H National Headquarters.
White most people perceive 4-H to be bound to agricultural science, nutrition, and citizenship programs, the organization has much more to offer in the sciences.
According to the North Dakota State University Extension Service Web site, 4-H originated in the early 1900's because of a vital need to improve life in rural areas.
It shows how you take care of animals, and just how to have fun," Brittney says of her experience with the Some-Bunny 4-H Club in Pleasant Hill.
The county 4-H program already reaches many youth from the county, but most traditional programs--such as the 4-H summer resident camp which I direct--reach either the junior campers (fourth through sixth grade) or the senior counselors (ninth through twelfth grade).
The past members' affiliation dated to 1949 with the Eastside Antelopes and Tierra Bonita 4-H clubs.
Pennsylvania 4-H and UnitedHealthcare announced a new partnership to promote healthy living at the Penn State Ag Progress Days.