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This event is geared towards families who are new or newer to the 4-H program and wanting to learn more about fair week.


Learn more about engineering design and the 2023 Minnesota 4-H Engineering Design Challenge. The theme for this year’s Engineering Design Challenge honors the 10 year anniversary of this program: Take Your Best Shot and Celebrate!


Each day, 33 children are injured in an agricultural related incident and every 3 days, a child dies in such an incident. University of Minnesota Extension is offering a Youth Farm Safety Day to educate youth about farm hazards and how to prevent farm accidents from happening.


During this event, topics covered will include tattooing, how to enter IDs into 4Honline, breed standards, and how to check the sex of rabbits.


Do you hope to exhibit with 4-H at the Minnesota State Fair? All 4-H livestock exhibitors must complete livestock quality assurance training. Youth in 3-5 grades who exhibit in the swine project are also asked to complete this training.

Group of 4-Hers from Grades 3-13 at 4-H Camp

Campers will spend three days and two nights at Camp Victory enjoying games, songs, crafts, educational programs, great food, cabin life, outdoor adventures, reflective campfires, and more! Check out this article for more information!

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Youth who are in 6th grade and above and have an interest in agriculture or would like to learn more are invited to become part of the Dakota/Rice Agriculture Education Representative group this year.

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