Tag Archives: 4-H

Georgia 4-H’ers collect, recycle aluminum to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities

By Sharon Dowdy University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences For the past 13 years, seventh- and eighth-grade Georgia 4-H’ers have collected the tabs from aluminum cans to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities. This year, 13,181 pounds of tabs were collected, and $5,425 was donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia.… Read More »

Bainbridge elementary 4-Hers show off presentation and public speaking skills in Moultrie

November 21, 2015 was an exciting day for Decatur County 4-H. Students from the 4th grade EXPLO class participated in Fall 4-H Cloverleaf Project Achievement at Williams Middle School in Moultrie, Georgia. Decatur County 4-H’ers attending the Southwest District Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition were Dani Martin, Dog Care & Training – 1st place; Ellie Godwin, Communication – 1st… Read More »

Local students participate in fall hog and cattle show

4-H and FFA Livestock showteam members from Decatur, Mitchell, Seminole, and Grady counties participated in the 2015 Fall Festival and Fair Market Hog and Breeding Gilt Show followed by the Steer and Heifer Cattle Show on October 13, 2015. The shows are sponsored by the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee. Victoria Hill from Mitchell County judged the… Read More »

Decatur County 4-H to benefit from purchase of like-new van from local dealer

The Decatur County 4-H program, in which local youth participate in hands-on agriculture and livestock education, will benefit from county commissioners’ purchase of a like new van from a local dealership, county officials said. For the past 2 years, 4-H director Lindsey Bell Hayes and other staffers had been transporting 4-H youth to various competitions and conferences using… Read More »

Southwest Georgia 4-H members achieve statewide recognition

More than 250 Georgia 4-H’ers met in Atlanta July 21-22 to vie for 47 coveted “Master 4-H’er” titles, the youth organization’s highest honor. Students from across the state competed in a variety of categories, from photography to public speaking, and communications to companion animal science. They gave 12-minute demonstrations and prepared portfolios of their research and service project… Read More »