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4-H Summer Camp Signups Now Underway

Now is the time to sign up for 4-H Summer Camps across the Upper Cumberland. 4-H Youth Development Agent Shelby Boyer said camp teaches new skills, encourages kids to make new friends, and make connections with kids from other counties. “They learn to be away from mom and dad for a week,” Boyer said. “They learn new skills just in ... Read More »

Jackson Student Leading 4-H Dairy Month In Her Community

The month of June is Dairy Month as local 4-H’ers showcase the industry to the community. Jackson County Student Savannah Agee serving a second year as the county’s chairperson. Agee said from school visits to senior centers, she spends this month promoting the industry. “Dairy Month is not only to educate our community about the dairy industry and how dairy ... Read More »

White Co. 4-H Holding Meeting For Students Interested In Livestock

White County 4-H hosting a livestock interest meeting this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. TSU 4-H Extension Agent Kiley Wilson said that she wanted to create the event to inspire more kids to get involved with agriculture, specifically livestock. “Basically what I’m wanting to go over is that since we’re such a rural county, I really want to work hard to ... Read More »

White Co. 4-H To Host Community Quilts Event For Those In Need

White County’s UT Extension Office will host a Community Quilts made by Friends of 4-H event on Saturday, December 4th. 4-H Agent RoseAnn Dodson said that volunteers will work together to create flannel quilts for those in need. She said that there will be fabric and machines supplied for those who are interested in attending. “Right now we decided that ... Read More »

Culinary Kids Starting Early Through White County Extension Office Program

White County kids have a chance to build their cooking skills on Monday at the county Ag Extension Office. 4-H Youth Development’s Roseann Dodson said she takes kids through all the basic skills, from in the kitchen to at the grocery store. Dodson said that across the board, the favorite part for all ages is seeing their finished product. My ... Read More »

Van Buren Chili Cook Off And Auction Raising Money 4-H Members

Temperatures are dropping but stoves will be heating up in Van Buren County for its 4-H Chili Cook Off and Auction. 4-H Extension Agent Shelby Christian said there is still time to register and enter your recipe before October 2. Christian said there are four categories to judge, including original, spicy, white chicken chili and one for 4-H members. “We ... Read More »

Putnam 4-H Agent Melissa Henry To Become Middle Tennessee Area Specialist

Putnam County 4-H Agent Melissa Henry departs from the office after serving more than 20 years. Henry will undertake a new challenge as the incoming Area 4-H Specialist for middle Tennessee, serving as a resource for some 31 counties. She said that her favorite part of her time with Putnam has been helping kids find success. “Whether that’s the small ... Read More »

Van Buren Extension Office Welcoming 4-H Agent Back Home

Van Buren County Ag Extension will welcome new 4-H agent Shelby Boyer on September 1. Boyer said during her time working in Trousdale County, her goal was always to do this work back at home. Boyer said her passion for 4-H comes from opportunities kids get to be highlighted across the state. “Citizenship and the leadership and even the service ... Read More »

Van Buren’s Cade Simmons Elected As First 4-H Governor From County

Cade Simmons has been elected as the state’s 4-H Congress Governor, the first time a Van Buren County student has taken that honor. 4-H Agent Paula May said this is a huge honor for the county’s youth to get this positive recognition. She said that Simmons has been an active 4-H member since fourth grade, participating in any and all ... Read More »

Fundraising Begins To Send Clay 4-H Livestock Judging Team To Nationals

The Clay County 4-H Livestock Judging Team needs help getting to the national competition in Kansas City, Missouri. 4-H Extension Agent Kristen Rich said the first fundraiser to reach the goal of $8,000 will be a pork loin lunch on August 6. Rich said the team placed in the state competition and has a tough test ahead of them at ... Read More »