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4-H clover 4-H agronomy and horticulture

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What you'll do

Agronomy is the science of using plants for food, fuel, feed and fiber. Horticulture is about growing plants for food and decoration. In 4-H agronomy and horticulture, you'll learn about science, future careers and much more. 

See photos of 4-H agronomy field trips and projects.

Levels of learning

How to get started in 4-H agronomy and horticulture, dive deeper and become a leader. 



Michael Compton, 507-372-3900, mcompton@umn.edu

Brian McNeill, 320-589-1711 Extension 2131, mcnei006@umn.edu

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