HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Sussex County 4-H Foundation Scholarship due by end of day TODAY April 1.
Applicants must be currently active in the 4-H program and for at least five (5) years, four (4) of which should be in high school.
Applications are due to the 4-H Office, by emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or postmarked by April 1
For the Application go to:
Workshops and STEP Clubs are open to all, 4-H members and non-4-H members.
NJ 4-H Virtual Workshops
April 2 at 1:00 p.m.
Agricultural work is important – but it can also be dangerous. Any work with animals, or work on a farm, poses risks to young people. We can learn how to prevent them in this interactive Kahoot game, happening live on April 2 from 1–2 p.m. Join with a smart phone or second device ready to play a Kahoot quiz-style game. Fun prizes mailed to you at home!
NJ 4-H Virtual STEP Clubs
NJ Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors
Open to youth in grades 9–12.
6:30–8 p.m. on four upcoming Thursdays: April 28, May 5, May 12, June 9.
New Jersey 4‑H is seeking teens like YOU to become Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors. Our goal is to help Teen Pollinator Habitat Ambassadors to educate more than 250 younger youth about the importance of pollinators in our state over the next year. Receive training and teach others in your home community about the importance of pollinators.
Globetasters 10: Rockin’ Rices
For grades 4–12.
Sessions run on Mondays beginning April 25th, May, and June.
Short, medium, or long – RICE is a grain that’s got it all! From around the world, let’s cook a variety of rice as a staple for some delicious dishes.
Club Fundraising Opportunity
Contact the 4-H Office for more details if you are interested in participating as a club.
Calling all 4-H volunteers, teen leaders, and parents!
This 4-H virtual program is for anyone who wants to learn how to better handle conflict in any 4-H setting! It’s recommended to participate in all 3 interactive sessions but they will also be recorded. To register click here.
Feel free to contact Laura Eppinger with any questions or concerns.
2022 Hershey Park Advanced Group Ticket Sales
Sponsered By Regal Rabbits/Bunnies-N-Buddies
Tickets can be used any day, all seasons until January 1st, 2023
Admission tickets @ $40.00 each
Meal deals are also available.
If interested please complete the following form: RR/BnB 4-H-2022-Hershey-Park-Advanced-Group-Ticket-Sales.pdf
Checks made payable to Bunnies-N-Buddies
45 Dogwood Drive
Newton, NJ 07860
Form and payment must postmark by April 10th
For questions please contact email@example.com
SOMERSET COUNT 4-H RABBIT, CAVY & SMALL ANIMAL SHOW
DOORS OPEN: 8:30 AM
Open to 4-H Members Only
- Cloverbud/Prep Showman Ship Entries – No Charge
- Junior Showmanship (Grades 4-6) Entries – $3.00 Registration Fee per Category
- Intermediate Showmanship (Grades 7-9) – $3.00 Registration Fee per Category
- Senior Showmanship (Grades 10-13) – $3.00 Registration Fee per Category
Join us for the Costume Class and Silent Auction!
Pre-Registration closes on April 15th.
For more information and to register Click Here
Any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to all 4-H Members
For information and submissions email: email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE
RUTGERS DAY RETURNS
April 30, 2022
This outdoor festival event offers fun activities for the whole family, taking place across every campus of Rutgers New Brunswick on Saturday, April 30, 2022. For a 4-H experience, visit the Voorhees Mall of College Ave Campus for 4-H Expressive Arts activities.
Plan your Rutgers Day activities here:
Ocean County 4-H Animalology
Saturday, May 14.
Open to all NJ 4-H Members
Registration and more information can be found at:
ATTENTION ALL MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLERS!
PARTICIPATE IN POETRY X HUNGER!
Expressive Arts 4-H is introducing Poetry X Hunger as part of National Poetry Month in April.
Do you want to help eliminate hunger and poverty through the power of your pen? Join in the Poetry X Hunger project promoted by Expressive Arts 4-H of Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Write poems that inspire your readers to prevent and eradicate hunger and poverty.
Your poems will be posted on the Expressive Arts 4-H website, with the potential for inclusion in the national Poetry X Hunger website. You can read your poems at 4-H, school, and community events. Through your poetry, you will encourage your audience to become advocates against hunger and poverty. Your poetry can spark social justice legislation and community service volunteerism such as food pantry work and food collection.
Poetry X Hunger was created in 2017 by Dr. Hiram Larew, former Director of International Programs at the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture and award-winning poet. Aware of the power of poetry, Larew has rallied the public to write poems that motivate the world to end hunger.
If you would like to learn more about the many forms of poetry you can choose from. or have questions about submitting your poetry to Poetry X Hunger, contact Ellen Williams, Expressive Arts 4-H Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Poetry X Hunger visit their website.
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS/COLLEGE STUDENTS –
Agricultural Scholarships are now available
Agricultural Scholarships are presented each year by the Ag. Division of the NJ State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show and applications are now being accepted for any Sussex County graduating high school senior or college student currently enrolled in an agricultural program pursuing a two or four-year degree, or graduate studies in one of the many fields of Agriculture.
For more information and the application please go to Sussexcountyfairgrounds.org and click on Fairgrounds/Ag/Ag. History for the PDF application. Information is also available in local guidance offices.
The application can also be found here: Agricultural Scholarship (sussexcountyfairgrounds.org)
Mail application to the Ag. Scholarship Selection Committee, c/o G. Danko, P.O Box 2456, Branchville, NJ 07826. The deadline is April 15th.
Information and Programs For Our 4-H Parents and Leaders
Friday, April 1, 2022, 11:00am – Real Recipes: Berry Fool
Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 3:00 pm – Stay Healthy Webinar: Eat Spring Greens, Live Well
Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 2:00 pm – Wellness Wednesday: Stress and Health: Finding Ways to Cope
Friday, April 8, 2022, 11:00am – Real Recipes: Natural-Dyed Eggs
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 12:00pm – Homesteading Academy: Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic Systems – Feasibility and Economics
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 6:00pm – RU Ready 2 Garden Webcast: Going Native with New Jersey’s Native Plants
Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 2:00 pm – Wellness Wednesday: E-cigarettes and Vaping in 2022
Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 6:30 pm – The Ins and Outs of Treating Your Colony (fee)
Tuesday, April 19, 2022. 7:00pm pm – Spotted Lanterfly: Biology and Management
Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 2:00 pm – Wellness Wednesday: Eating for Planetary Health and Human Health
As Luck Would HIVE it …..
Customers are BUZZING about these Beekeeping Classes
🐝 Bee-ginner’s Beekeeping: The Basics of Apiculture
May 2-23, 2022 – SELF PACED ONLINE CLASS
Participants can complete the course content (which will take approximately 16-17 hours) at their own pace anytime during the period the course is open. There is an optional live Q & A session with the instructors during which you can ask questions about the course content.
🐝 Sustainable Beekeeping
June 8, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
In the US, beekeepers lose 30% – 40% of their hives each year. This webinar will discuss ways to maintain your beehives in a more sustainable way, minimizing losses through management, using local bee stocks (your own or a local beekeeper), and creating resource hives.
🐝 New! The Ins and Outs of Treating Your Colony
June 15, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
It is the goal of every beekeeper to maintain healthy, productive colonies. This can only be accomplished by reducing the frequency and prevalence of disease within beehives. It is important for beekeepers to be aware of, learn to identify, and effectively manage pests and diseases to maintain healthy colonies. This is particularly important because the health of one beekeeper’s colony can impact another beekeeper’s colony in the surrounding area. Review recommendations for detecting and treating colonies for parasites and pathogens in a sustainable way for the long-term health of your colonies.
🐝 New! Take Note of Your Hive: Record-keeping for Beekeepers
June 22, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8 pm – LIVE IN ZOOM
While even experienced beekeepers can learn from hive notes, it is an even more important part of beekeeping for beginners. Good hive notes promote a better understanding of the dynamics of the hive. Beginning to keep proper beekeeping records (no mental notes!) is one means of assuredly improving your beekeeping success. This means fewer bee losses, more honey production, and better broods. We’ll discuss the why, what, and how of beekeeping records. Then you can decide what’s right for you.
Discounts are available! For more information, BEE sure to contact Pamela Mayer at email@example.com
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