Come visit with Purdue Extension Corn Specialist Bob Nielsen and learn about Purdue's latest research in Franklin County. We will discuss research results, seeding rates, nitrogen rates, and answer all your questions! Friday August 21, 2015 at 5:30pm at the home of Dan and Maria Chesnut ~ 1224 Oxford Pike, Bath, IN
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!
Action Needed by All 4-H Members by July 5 & July 10!
With the change to 4HOnline this year, comes a change to the way entries to your 4-H projects are made for the fair. All 4-H Members will need to pre-enter or register the projects you are bringing to the fair in a system called "FairEntry."
This site can be accessed at franklincountyindiana.fairentry.com and is open now through July 5th for Exhibit Hall Entries and through July 10th for livestock. Those without internet capability ca
Sign up to receive "The 4-H Feed" - Franklin County's 4-H Newsletter, for the "scoop" on Franklin County Indiana's 4-H news!
Refer to this year's Franklin County 4-H Rulebook for complete project information.
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 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.