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  • July 13, 2017

    Many of us wish someone would have told us the important things that go along with adulthood like balancing a checkbook or how a mortgage works. Kentucky 4-H’ers will have an opportunity to test their knowledge on topics like these during the LifeSmarts Event at the 2017 Kentucky State Fair.

  • July 10, 2017

    Lexington, Ky., (July 10, 2017) – The West Kentucky 4-H Camp in Dawson Springs is in the direct path of a total solar eclipse that will occur Aug. 21. Kentucky 4-H is taking this rare opportunity to host a Solar Eclipse Camp there so young people cannot only view the historical event but learn the science behind it.

    The last time a total solar eclipse was viewable from the contiguous United States was in 1979, when it passed through the Northwest.

  • May 4, 2017

    It’s gardening season in the Bluegrass state.  Before you get your hands dirty preparing the garden beds, make sure you involve your children.

    Gardening has many benefits for children beyond fresh fruits and vegetables. Research has shown that youth gardening projects increase young people’s self-esteem, teach them responsibility, improve relationships with family members and increase parents’ involvement in their child’s school.

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