First new 4-H scholarship awarded

Reading Time: < 1 minute The first Hugh Mitchell — Western Fair 4-H Endowment Fund Scholarship has been awarded to Emily Duenk of Denfield. Duenk is pursuing her Masters of Science in the Plant Science department at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown campus. She was recognized for her involvement in several initiatives that demonstrate unique collaborations within 4-H, her school, […] Read more

4-H Canada announces scholarships

Reading Time: < 1 minute 4-H Canada has announced the recipients of the 2020 John Deere Canada 4-H Scholarship. Twelve 4-H members from across Canada will receive $1,000 toward their post-secondary education in a degree, certificate, or trade-based program for the upcoming academic year, with the support of John Deere Canada. Ontario students Maggie-Jo Hickson, studying towards a Bachelor of […] Read more

Two Ontarians win 4-H scholarships

Reading Time: < 1 minute 4-H Canada has announced the recipients of the 2020 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship and they include two students from Ontario. Hanna Reid, from Ontario, is studying Animals Science Technology – Dairy Science at Lakeland College and Tanya Regimbald, also from Ontario, is studying Agriculture Business Management and Technology at Institut de technologie agroalimentaire. TD Bank […] Read more

Turkey Farmers of Canada has donated an additional $80,000 to Kids Help Phone and 4-H Canada.

Turkey farmer donation helps young people

Kids Help Phone and 4-H Canada will be the beneficiaries

Reading Time: 2 minutes Glacier FarmMedia – COVID-19 has been a weird and stressful time for most Canadians. Social isolation and incessant news about the pandemic can affect people in different ways, particularly kids, who may not have someone to talk to. That’s why Turkey Farmers of Canada has donated an additional $80,000 to Kids Help Phone and 4-H […] Read more

4-H Canada announces agriculture scholarship winners

Reading Time: < 1 minute Three Ontario young people are among the recipients of the 4-H Canada 2019 TD 4-H Agriculture Scholarship. Twelve 4-H members were selected from across Canada. Each will receive $2,500 to pursue post-secondary studies in agriculture, agricultural science or agricultural business, beginning in fall 2019. “We could not be more proud of this year’s scholarship recipients, […] Read more



4-H Youth Service Leaders include Emelia Huff, Leah Haan, Ally Spielmacher, and Nicole French, all from Ontario.

Hands to larger service

A new 4-H program sends youth leaders to do community work across the country

Reading Time: 2 minutes Travelling to Canada’s east coast to work with like-minded small-town and rural people and contributing to a community project sounds like the perfect summer job for Peel Region’s Nicole French. But to the leadership at 4-H Canada, the opportunity to set up a pilot project under the newly formed Canada Service Corps, one of 10 […] Read more

Rural Ontario leader appointed to Senate

Reading Time: 2 minutes A leader in Ontario’s agriculture and rural community is one of Canada’s newest senators. Rob Black, executive director of the Rural Ontario Institute and a former president of 4-H Canada, was named Thursday as one of two new senators from Ontario by Governor General Julie Payette. Why is this significant? It has been a long […] Read more