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Long County 4-H’ers gain hands-on agricultural engineering experience at “Mission Make-It” event

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Six middle school 4-H’ers from Long County experienced “Mission Make-It” at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on August 20th. This immersive learning experience focused on agricultural engineering with a 2022 theme of “Rooted in Agriculture.” Students learned about the engineering design process and then built functional wheelbarrows and windmills from the…
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4-H Presents Certificate to County Commissioners

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The Long County Board of Commissioners received a certificate presented by the 4-H program during their August business meeting. Ms. Shelby and 9th grade 4-H’er, Alyssa Lindbom, were able to speak on behalf of the 4-H program to thank the commissioners for their support and budget approval to purchase a…
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4-H Military Partnership to Offer Resilient Speakers Club

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Dobbins ARB, the Army National Guard, and Georgia 4-H are teaming up to offer a 6-week virtual 4-H public speaking club for military-dependents ages 14-18. They are excited to bring reserve, guard, and active duty dependent youth together to discuss their resiliency and hear their stories as we develop their…
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4-H’ers Bring Home Ribbons

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On Wednesday, Nov. 10th, six students from Long County 4-H traveled to Lyons, GA to compete in the Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Area Contest. They practiced for several months leading up to the competition by practicing their cotton commercials/ads, studying consumer items and going through scenarios similar to what…
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Long County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week: October 3-9

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Georgia 4-H empowers youth to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society by establishing personal and sincere relationships, learning life and leadership skills, and enhancing community awareness. As part of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Georgia has one of the largest state 4-H programs in the country, consisting…
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New Cloverbud Program in Long County

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By: Shelby Mumma Our local county program started hosting monthly Cloverbud Club meetings during the school year yesterday from 3:30-4:30pm at the Long County Extension Office. We will also conduct a Cloverbud Camp Week during the summer with local trips and activities each morning for a whole week. We’ve gotten…
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Long County 4-H Searching for Volunteers

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By: Shelby Mumma If you are a parent who has a student in 4-H that would like to chaperone on future trips, have an interest in starting back up a special interest club, or are retired and looking for something to keep you busy, you should apply to be a…
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Long County 4-H Summer Programming Update

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By: Shelby Mumma The first week of June was a busy one for us as 8 students traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA to experience Cloverleaf Camp for the first time! Students had a blast learning about Native American heritage, swimming, hiking, making crafts, playing games, holding…
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Current Fundraisers for Long County 4-H

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By: Shelby Mumma Summer is quickly approaching and you know what that means for 4-H. If you don’t, well… it’s CAMP! As we gear up for a summer filled with trips, fun, laughs and maybe a little a sweat, our program is looking for supporters! We currently have 3 different…
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Farm Bureau Makes Donation to 4-H

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By: Shelby Mumma Long County Farm Bureau President Manuel Sneed recently presented Long County 4-H with a check, sponsoring 2 youth to go to camp this summer. The Farm Bureau celebrates agriculture in America and the fact that there is a plentiful and safe food supply provided by America’s farmers….
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Long County 4-H Students Participate in Project Achievement

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Throughout the month of March, 8 students from McClelland Elementary School and Long County Middle School competed in the Southeast District Project Achievement Contest. Congratulations to the follow students who researched a topic, wrote a speech and presented their information through a video that was submitted along with 264 other…
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Long County 4-H Volunteers Needed – Bus Driver for 4-H Summer Camp

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Volunteers help grow our future leaders and Long County 4-H is always in need of help to assist in 4-H Clubs, community events and chaperoning youth on various trips. 4-H offers a variety of opportunities for volunteer service in youth development programming.  We hope you will find your niche with…
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More Long County 4-H Events Approaching

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By: Shelby Mumma, Long County 4-H Educator The rain has stopped, the sun has come out, and Long County 4-H is still working hard to serve students in our community! After attending many meetings, conferences, and trainings lately, Georgia 4-H and UGA Extension are encouraging us to remain optimistic in…
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Long County 4-H Had Meet & Greet Success

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On Thursday, January 28th, Long County 4-H held a Meet & Greet from 4-6pm. We had a great turnout as 20-25 people showed up (including members and parents). It was a great way to kick off the new year and talk about the clubs they’d like Long County 4-H to…
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Long County 4-H Enrollment is Now Open

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As some of you know, 4-H is now back in Long County! We are very excited for this new year and hope to have many new faces as well as previously experienced students. This year’s enrollment is being done online through Georgia 4-H Enrollment V2. To enroll, go to our Long…
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