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15 May, 2017, 09:40 ET National 4-H Council Named In Fast Company Annual List Of The 100 Most Creative People In Business

Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2017, honoring an influential and diverse group of...


11 Apr, 2017, 09:00 ET 4-H Invites Students to Explore Wearable Technology in World's Largest Hands-On Engineering Challenge

Wearable technology has been improving our lives for centuries, starting with such enduring inventions as eyeglasses and watches. As new wearable...


04 Apr, 2017, 08:07 ET Student Soil Sleuths 'Dig In' to Learn About the Importance of Soil Health in 2017 4-H Ag Innovators Experience

Students from five states across the Midwest are set to take on the Healthy Soils Carbon Soil Investigation Challenge as part of the 2017 4-H Ag...


24 Mar, 2017, 10:16 ET 4-H Names Amelia Day as the 2017 4-H Youth in Action National Winner

National 4-H Council announced that Amelia Day, 18, of Fort Valley, Ga., was selected as the national winner of the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Award....


22 Mar, 2017, 08:54 ET Prominent 4-H Alumni and Leaders Celebrate the Power of Young People at National 4-H Council Legacy Awards in D.C.

More than 250 business leaders, philanthropists and dignitaries joined National 4-H Council at the Four Seasons in Washington, D.C., to recognize...


21 Mar, 2017, 10:05 ET National 4-H Council Announces Group of Prominent Alumni to Help Grow 4-H

National 4-H Council announces today the launch of 4-H Luminaries, an exclusive group of accomplished and influential 4-H alumni that will help...


15 Nov, 2016, 11:16 ET National 4-H Council Awarded $7 Million to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $7 million grant to National 4-H Council in...


21 Oct, 2016, 09:06 ET Walmart Foundation Lends Support To National 4-H Healthy Living Program

National 4-H Council announced it has been awarded a grant from the Walmart Foundation for $2,500,000 to deliver 4-H Healthy Living experiences...


05 Oct, 2016, 07:00 ET STEM Celebrities Join 4-H And 100,000 Kids In World's Largest Youth-Led Science Challenge

Today, thousands of youth across the nation will participate in 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), the world's largest youth-led science...


09 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Disney Conservation Fund Inspire 10,000 Urban Youth to Become Next Generation of Conservation Leaders

Kids are spending less time outdoors today. In fact, a new study estimates that the average child spends less than an hour outdoors each day. To...


17 Dec, 2015, 09:55 ET Students Challenged to Use Science to Solve the "Honey Bee Challenge" in 2016 4-H Ag Innovators Experience

Ten thousand young people throughout the Midwest will participate in the "Honey Bee Challenge," this year's 2016 4-H Ag Innovators Experience...


07 Oct, 2015, 15:10 ET Thousands of Kids Get Involved in "Motion Commotion" for World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as...


06 Oct, 2015, 08:13 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Fall Fundraising Program

 Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2015 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


14 Sep, 2015, 12:10 ET STEM Influencers To Join National 4-H Council For Youth-Led Science Experiment And STEM Thought Leader Panel On Demystifying STEM Education

An NFL player-turned-NASA astronaut and an Emmy Award-winning tech TV host will join hundreds of thousands of young people across the nation for...


17 Feb, 2015, 10:00 ET 4-H capacitará a más jóvenes hispanos gracias a una donación de $2 millones de la New York Life Foundation

El National 4-H Council hoy anunció que ha recibido una donación de $2 millones por tres años de la New York Life Foundation. Los...


17 Feb, 2015, 10:00 ET 4-H to Empower More Hispanic Youth Thanks to $2 Million Grant from The New York Life Foundation

National 4-H Council announced today it has received a three year, $2 million grant from the New York Life Foundation to empower more Hispanic...


20 Oct, 2014, 11:54 ET 4-H Awarded $9.8 Million to Support National Mentoring Program

The Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded a $9.8 million grant to National 4-H Council...


09 Oct, 2014, 17:32 ET Hundreds of Thousands of Young People Conduct World's Largest Youth-Led Science Experiment

Hundreds of thousands of youth across the United States, and some globally, are conducting the world's largest, youth-led science experiment as...


06 Oct, 2014, 10:32 ET 4-H, Tractor Supply Company Launch Fall Fundraising Program

 Today, National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC)....


24 Sep, 2014, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Monsanto Continue Efforts to Inspire the Next Generation

National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company today announced that they will continue their efforts to inspire the next generation through the 4-H Ag...


16 Sep, 2014, 14:09 ET National 4-H Council Connects Youth to the Environment with Support from Disney

National 4-H Council, with support from Disney, today launched Connecting Urban Youth to the Environment, a new program that helps youth in urban...


14 Aug, 2014, 10:00 ET National 4-H Council and Philips Make STEM Learning Fun for Local Youth Through "Magic of Electricity" Events

National 4-H Council and Philips, a diversified health and well-being company focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovation,...


30 Jul, 2014, 11:13 ET Biggest Loser finalist Joe Ostaszewski to bike across America inspiring national fight against obesity

Joe Ostaszewski, Biggest Loser finalist and former Florida State University defensive lineman, says the Biggest Loser show saved his life. Now,...


24 Jul, 2014, 10:40 ET National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin Team Up to Recognize Teachers Who Bring Science to Life

National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] are launching the "Teachers Bringing Science to Life" contest that will provide resources and...


25 Jun, 2014, 13:45 ET National 4-H Council Appoints New Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand

Today, National 4-H Council has announced Artis Stevens as its new senior vice president, Marketing and Brand. In this role, Stevens will lead the...