4-H Club


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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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The Moweaqua Rustlers 4-H Club will hold their final meeting of this 4-H year on September 8, 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church.
But the 4-H club's corn not only thrived--it was delicious, sweeter than what Francis' parents grew.
I was a member of the 4-H club for 12 years, and I enjoyed all of the projects I completed.
Being a member of a 4-H club would teach children responsibility, and allow them to enter the Paris Fair and be eligible for a ribbon, she said.
This question, posed by the Green Valley Farmers 4-H Club, has an answer: MSPCA Livestock Emergency and Disaster Training.
Doris Keith-Hoitt is leader of the Horizon Riders 4-H Club in Lane County.
Youth in the 4-H club programs in Shasta and Trinity counties typically report a variety of activities, most commonly related to community service, individual projects and local fair participation (table 1).
One such pioneer is Laura, Webber, a 15-year-old high-school sophomore and active member of the Belmont 4-H Club in San Mateo County, California.
For 12 days this past summer, 360 4-H club members strapped on pedometers and logged 5,923 miles tromping around the New York State Fair in Syracuse, N.Y.
"No matter where you live, there is most likely a 4-H club in that area," she said.
4-H club members included members with both traditional rural and city projects (www.4h-usa.org/4h_history.htm).