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The Franklin County Extension Homemakers will award one $500.00 scholarship to a Franklin County high school senior. The scholarships may be applied to tuition, housing, books and other educational expenses. Payment will be made to the winner upon completion of the student's first term of classes. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 27, 2015.
Franklin County 4-H Rule Book
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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
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Beef ID Day has been postponed to Friday, March 13, 2015 from 5-7 PM at the Fairgrounds. Refer to this year's Franklin County 4-H Rulebook for complete project information.
4-H Trips
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There are many trip opportunities for 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 deadline!
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The Franklin County 4-H Fair is a favorite family friendly summer activity for the residents 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! Our phone number from July 9-19 is 765-647-2206!
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Many thanks to those who enrolled in the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program using the new 4HOnline system. In this year of transition to a new enrollment system and our move to focus on year-round educational programming for the 4-H youth we serve, we don't want to leave anyone out. If you were unable to enroll by January 15 and wish to participate in Indiana 4-H in 2015, simply contact us at the Purdue Extension Franklin County Office to complete a paper enrollment form and submit the re
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Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning, and get hands-on practice with trees. Discover where you can find answers when the workshop is history. Our hands-on workshop will be held at Micheala Farm in Oldenburg on our weather make-up date of March 9 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. There is still time to register!

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