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    Conservation Club: 4-H Water Watchers

    Curious about nature and the science of water and forests? Sign up for Conservation Club and explore the natural resources right around your home!

    4-H Healthy Sprouts

    Do you love to garden and want to grow your own food? Are you interested in the science behind plants? Do you want to take a deeper dive into food-related careers? If so, Healthy Sprouts might be just the program for you!

    Are you looking to grow? Join the 4-H Agronomy Zoom Webinars!

    • Worm Wednesday - April 29 at 2 p.m. • Gardening Tips Tuesday - May 5 at 2 p.m. • Manure Monday - May 11 at 2 p.m. • Tractor Tuesday - May 19 at 2 p.m. • Transplanting Plants Tuesday - May 26 at 2 p.m. • Fair Exhibit Friday - June 5 at 2 p.m. • Forage Friday - June 12 at 2 p.m.

    Todd County 4-H Egg Carton Seed Starter challenge

    Once you have your egg carton garden planted, take a picture of the growth progress. Send the pictures to me, Alyssa Scheve - Todd County  4-H/Youth Development Educator, by emailing We want to show our Todd County 4-H facebook page all of our green thumbs this spring! Let your creativity GROW!

    Parent/Volunteer Interest Surveys

    Here are two different parent/volunteer interest surveys that you might choose to utilize with your clubs to find out parents' interests and how they would like to help within your club.

    New Member Newsletters

    We realize that joining 4-H can be overwhelming, so six different issues of this special “Spotlight for New Members” have been created to help you learn about 4-H throughout your first year of involvement. I hope that this publication will help answer some basic questions for you and your family. Please remember that at any time, feel free to contact your club leader or the Extension Office. All of us are happy to answer your questions and help you navigate through 4-H. We're all here to help your family succeed in 4-H!

    April News

    Information regarding: Livestock PDC State Webinar LQA&E Flash Sale for the month of April ID Deadline

    ID Deadline June 1st Order ID Tags by May 11

    Please order your ID Tags by May 11th so they can be mailed to you


    Friendly reminder for all 4-H families to check their enrollment status.  This can be done by logging into the family 4-H online account.  4-H status will show as active (currently enrolled for 2019/2020) or inactive (not enrolled for 2019/2020).  Families needing to re-enroll for 2019/2020 should follow the instructions found in their 4-H online account.  New 4-H families should contact the Extension Office (320-732-4435 or email to receive instructions on how to set up a 4-H online account or complete paper enrollment forms. 

    ID deadline February 18th Market Beef (Beef Steers, Market Heifers and Dairy Steers)

    Market Beef Id deadline is fast approaching, please stop in to pick up your tags.