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  • Plant & Animal Science

    These programs are designed to engage and excite young people in the modern, high-tech, and fascinating field of agricultural science. Following are examples of the programs that are available:

    4-H AgriScience

    Although Agriculture has traditionally been defined as the production of plants and animals, today, science and technology allow us to include new areas of research and investigation into the agriculture arena. The 4-H AgriScience curriculum and supporting programming fuses the emerging fields of biotechnology and business/economics with the agriculture industry through hands-on experiential learning activities and online learning courses for youth.
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     Project Butterfly W.I.N.G.S.

    Winning Investigative Network for Great Science (W.I.N.G.S) is a partnership between 4-H youth and professional scientists. Youth participating in Project Butterfly W.I.N.G.S. act as "citizen scientists" who research and collect data on butterflies to further scientific knowledge.

    Veterinary Science

    This "Skills for Life" series includes three youth guides that are developmentally appropriate for grades 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. National 4-H Veterinary Science Curriculum covers basic animal anatomy, normal and abnormal animal conditions, veterinary careers, and other topics that help youth learn more about veterinary science.


    The four guides in the National 4-H Dog Curriculum cover care, training, nutrition, health, service dogs, responsible breeding, and more about man’s best friend.


    The five guides in the National 4-H Horse Curriculum were created for youth in grades 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, and 10-12. Topics range from introductory basics and riding skills to horse behavior, care, and the ins and outs of showing your horse.

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