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Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Pam van Horn has information on the 2015 Kansas 4-H Horse Panorama set to take place in January.

12/14/2014 6:00:00 PM


4-H Livestock Management at Your Fingertips



Record keeping for a 4-H livestock project might involve collecting receipts from the feed store in an envelope or making notes on a feed sack in the barn. But, a new venture for 4-H—a livestock project record app—is allowing members to use their smart devices to keep easier track of their records.


12/11/2014 8:00:00 AM


2014 National 4-H Congress Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Justin Wiebers talks about what 36 Kansas 4-Hers are experiencing right now at the 2014 National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Georgia.

11/30/2014 6:00:00 PM


Kansas 4-H Dog Judging Certification Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Deryl Waldren has the details on the 2015 Kansas 4-H Dog Judging Certification training to take place in January.

11/23/2014 6:00:00 PM


4-H Projects App Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Justin Wiebers talks about a brand-new phone app that will allow 4-Hers in the livestock projects to keep a mobile running record of their project management and activities for their record-keeping requirements.

11/16/2014 6:00:00 PM


4-H Community Gardens Play Audio



K-State 4-H Extension assistant Evelyn Neier talks about the opportunities for 4-H groups to establish community gardens around Kansas, and provides some guidelines for getting started.

11/9/2014 6:00:00 PM


Operation: Military Kids Play Audio



The coordinator of the Operation: Military Kids program in Kansas, K-State's Ann Domsch, talks about what 4-H groups and others can do locally in observance of the Month of the Military Family here in November.

11/2/2014 6:00:00 PM


Kansas Agriculture in the Classroom Play Audio



Administrator of the Kansas Agriculture in the Classroom program, Cathy Musick, reports on that program's current activities in promoting introduction of agriculture-based materials into Kansas' school curriculum...an example of which is called the A+STEM initiative, tying agricultural information into science, technology, engineering and math teachings.

10/30/2014 7:00:00 PM


First Kansas Volunteer Inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame



A point where five trails converge at Rock Springs 4-H Center near Junction City, Kansas, was once an area where many young people could get lost, turned around and need direction. A Kansas couple devoted to the 4-H program decided to make a change to help these young people find their way, which led to the creation of the Galle-Pence Trail Plaza.
10/30/2014 8:00:00 AM


Kansas 4-H Volunteer Honored... Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Pam van Horn and the newest Kansas inductee into the National 4-H Hall of Fame:  longtime 4-H volunteer and supporter Marilyn Pence Galle.

10/26/2014 7:00:00 PM


Kansas Profile - Now That's Rural - Carolyn Harms



Prestwick, Scotland; Jinjiang, China. A U.S. aerospace company opened repair facilities here. A key person in developing this venture is a woman from rural Kansas. Not only is she a leader in the business world, she is a remarkable volunteer in her community and state as well.
10/22/2014 8:00:00 AM


Kansas 4-H Master Volunteer Program Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Rod Buchele reports that applications are being taken for the Kansas 4-H Master Volunteer Program, training for which starts early in 2015.

10/19/2014 7:00:00 PM


Preview: 2014 Kansas Youth Leadership Forum... Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Beth Hinshaw and 4-Her Jill Seiler of the Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council preview the 2014 Kansas Youth Leadership Forum coming up in November.

10/12/2014 7:00:00 PM


This is National 4-H Week... Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Diane Mack and 4-H Youth Leadership Council president Blake Foraker talk about National 4-H Week, which runs from now through Saturday, closing out with the 48 Hours of 4-H community service initiative this weekend.

10/5/2014 7:00:00 PM


Kansas 4-H: State Fair Review... Play Audio



The assistant director of Extension for 4-H youth development at K-State, Barbara Stone, looks back at 4-H activities at the recent Kansas State Fair, and looks ahead to National 4-H Week in early October.

9/28/2014 7:00:00 PM


International 4-H Exchange: Apply Now... Play Audio



K-State 4-H specialist Deryl Waldren talks about the International 4-H Exchange opportunities available to Kansas youth in 2015...applications for which are now being taken.

9/21/2014 7:00:00 PM


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12/11/2013 8:00:00 AM