4-H Grows Here in Floyd County Indiana! ALL youth in grades K-12 can join today at in.4honline.com; sign up and pay online or in office (cash or check only in office).
Check out our Floyd County Purdue Extension Newsletter: May-June 2017. In this newsletter, you will find important 2017 Floyd County Fair information, important Health and Human Sciences events as well as Ag and Natural Resources events.
The 4-H Photography Project will help youth learn how to evaluate photos both before and after they are taken to get the best pictures. Learn about different camera settings, lighting techniques, and composition skills. Youth can practice new skills with photography assignments that require the life skills of creativity, problem solving, patience, and practice.
Please see our link for the 2017 Bailando Llama and Alpaca 4-H Club Schedule
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
The 4-H Horse and Pony Project provides youth a fun and hands-on learning experience that develops life skills, as well as teaches valuable information about properly caring for their animal. Subjects such as general management, training, nutrition, housing, and health care are presented in the curricular materials, through workshops and activities such as horse bowl, Hippology and judging, and in preparation of an exhibit.
The 4-H electricity/electronics program provides youth with educational information about electricity and how it can be used to benefit the human race. The electricity/electronics program develops project skills (i.e., safe practices, proper use of fuses and circuit breakers, proper lighting techniques, proper wiring techniques) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills). These fun-filled, hands-on learning experiences are provided unde