There are many trip opportunities for high school age 4-H members in the summer! From Purdue to Washington DC to Indianapolis, and most of them are sponsored so there is little cost to you and your family!
Just fill out the 4-H Trip Application and send it in by the March 1st deadline!
It's time for 4-H BEEF ID, Friday, March 11, 5-8 PM at the Fairgrounds!
Please identify your animals in 4Honline by April 1! Complete instructions are included in the related files. Please download the 2016 Beef Files in the "related files" below.
Refer to the 2015-2016 Franklin County 4-H Rulebook and 2016 Supplement for complete project information.
This winter the Purdue Extension Small Farms Team will present a weekly educational series for the small farm and beginning farming community to provide practical information on emerging topics that advance local food production in Indiana.These online presentations will give small farmers a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.
Midwest Women in Ag Conference
February 17-18, 2016
The 4-H Program relies heavily on our dedicated volunteers to make it the best! There are many different types of volunteers, with varying degrees of involvement and time commitment, but we need them all to make Franklin County 4-H work!
All of our volunteers must go through an application and screening process and renew their commitment annually.
A 4-H project is a series of learning experiences for 4-H members. There are 60 project areas available for 4-H'ers to choose from in Franklin County. Most projects have manuals or books to assist the 4-H'er with his/her project. 4-H is a "learn by doing" program. Leaders, Junior Leaders and parents are encouraged to teach and show members how to complete a task, but members are expected to learn how to do things themselves, and complete their own projects. One of the fundamental principles
The Franklin County 4-H Fair is a favorite family friendly summer activity for the residents and visitors of Franklin County. It takes place the 3rd week in July at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Brookville, Indiana.
Visit us to see the incredible 4-H exhibits, quality livestock and animal shows, open class exhibits, rides, food, games, grandstand events and more! Admission to the fair is free!