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4-H in Winona County

    Emma Backes was recognized as the Kiwanis Sunrisers of Winona 4-H Youth Representative for the month of November. She is the daughter of Jill and Greg Backes and a senior at St. Charles High School. Emma is a member of the Little Valley Victors 4-H Club and has served as the club historian.
    2020 4-H Regional Summer Camp
    Have fun, meet new friends and explore new things at 4-H Regional Camp at Whitewater State Park! Campers will spend three days and two nights at camp enjoying swimming, hiking, nature activities, games, the arts, music, crafts, educational programs, great food, cabin life, reflective campfires and more!
    SE Invitational 4-H Project Bowl
    Here’s a chance for you to practice and learn about 4-H Project Bowls. The SE Invitational 4-H Project Bowl will be held Saturday, February 22 in Byron.
    Participate in 2020 Project Bowls
    Coaches and 4-H'ers (grades 3-12+) interested in learning more about the 2020 Minnesota 4-H Project Bowl program - check out the website for dates, locations, rules, references and more. Get ready to learn more about your dairy, general livestock, horse, lama, poultry, rabbit and wildlife projects!
    Register now for a regional youth leadership workshop, BLU!
    Registration is now open for the 2020 Building Leadership & Understanding (BLU) regional leadership workshops. BLU is open to youth in grades 6-12. Five BLUs will be held at locations across the state - registration deadlines vary by location. Meet youth from across the region and build leadership skills at this event!
    Register today for a summer 4-H trip to Washington, DC!
    Register by Dec. 10 to travel to Washington, DC this summer! Youth members in grades 9+ can attend the annual Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF) experience. This is a great opportunity to learn about civic engagement at the national level and tour DC landmarks!
    Save the date: Animal science PDC webinar Dec. 10
    Animal science PDC members - Join this webinar Dec. 10 from 7 - 8 p.m. to kick off your animal science PDC work for the year!
    Sign up for 4-H agronomy related project areas!
    Are you are re-enrolling in the 4-H program? Now is a great time of year to sign up for project areas related to agronomy -- projects like vegetable gardening, crop science, plants, soil science and even potatoes! New opportunities are on the way for those signing up in these areas.
    Apply to be a Minnesota 4-H Agriculture Ambassador
    Keep an eye out for an upcoming announcement about applying to become a Minnesota 4-H Agricultural Ambassador! This NEW opportunity will be available to youth in livestock and agronomy related projects. Applications will be available after Jan. 1, 2020. Youth in 10th grade and up are eligible to submit an application.
    Sign-up for the 2020 Minnesota 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge!
    The 2020 Science of Agriculture Challenge is now open for registration! Register your team by Monday, March 2, 2020. This event is open to youth in grades 6-12. Great for teamwork, problem solving, leadership and career exploration!

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