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  • May 12, 2016

    Public speaking is something many of us dread, but when done successfully, it’s a life skill that can advance your career and open the door to leadership opportunities. Not to mention, it helps you build confidence and composure under pressure. That’s why communication projects have been a longstanding tradition among Kentucky 4-H.

    Competitions are a great way for young people to gain public speaking experience in front of others. Youth across the state will highlight their public speaking abilities during 4-H State Communications Day July 9 on the University of Kentucky campus.

  • May 2, 2016

    Young people often list butterflies among their favorite insects. Planting flowers these insects prefer can help attract more butterflies to your garden. Asking your 4-H’er to help gives you the opportunity to share gardening skills with them and helps instill in them an appreciation for these colorful insects and nature.

  • April 21, 2016

    LEXINGTON, Ky., (April 20, 2016) – For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Kentucky MANRRS chapter was named National Chapter of the Year at the recent 31st annual conference for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences. The chapter, housed in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, also brought home honors for students and 4-H agents.