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Animal Science Links

Animal Science Links Maryland 4-H—Animal Science Links Maryland 4-H Dairy Maryland 4-H Horse Program University of Maryland—Animal Science Links College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Department of Animal and Avian Sciences Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Equine...

Maryland State Fair

The Maryland State Fair provides opportunities for 4-H members to showcase their project work to fair guests from all across Maryland and surrounding states. More than one-half million guests visit the fair each year. Fondly known as the “11 Best Days of Summer”, the State Fair is held during the...

Animal Science Resources

Animal Science Program Guide Book Welcome to the Animal Science Program Guide Book. The Maryland 4-H Animal Science Program Guidebook is a continually evolving collection of information sheets related to 4-H Animal Science projects, events, activities and programs. Index of Topics Maryland 4-H...

Animal Science Events

There are a variety of events and activities related to the 4-H Animal Science projects. View the Calendar of Animal Science Events. Here is a listing of many events that are held at the Regional and State Levels. General 4-H Animal Science Opportunities State Contest Information General Judging...

Animal Science Projects

Animal Science Projects Each year youth enroll in more than 8,000 4-H Animal Science Projects. There are many 4-H Animal Science projects to choose from; they include: Alpacas Dogs Sheep Beef Cattle Horse/Pony Small Pets Cats Meat Goats Swine Dairy Cattle Poultry Veterinary Science Dairy Goats...

Animal Sciences

4-H Animal Sciences Youth in 4-H Animal Science projects learn and practice life skills with an emphasis on decision making, acquiring knowledge and taking personal responsibility through participation in 4-H animal science opportunities such as project animal care, judging and bowl events. Youth...

4-H Program Areas

4-H Program Areas Maryland 4-H has five major Program Committees which serve to identify goals and actions to achieve the Maryland 4-H Program mission, vision, and core program components. The committees are co-chaired by a 4-H specialist and a member of the committee, elected by the committee...

About 4-H

What is 4-H? 4-H is a community of more than 6 million youth all across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. In 4-H, young people have fun, learn, explore and discover. 4-H can be found in every county of every state and in more than 80 countries around the world. In...

4-H Projects

Members have the opportunity to learn more about a subject matter that they choose to study through completing hands on activities. We refer to these as projects . In order to enroll in a project, members must sign up for them at the time of enrolling in 4-H. Many project(s) have a “guide” that “...

History of 4-H

The History of 4-H Since its humble beginnings more than 100 years ago, 4-H has grown to become the nation’s largest youth development organization. The 4-H idea is simple: help young people and their families gain the skills they need to be proactive forces in their communities’ and develop ideas...

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